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What’s Behind the Texas Law That’s Set to Ban Nearly All Abortions in Texas

Here’s what you need to know about what led up to the six-week abortion ban in Texas — and how to fight back.

Why Are the U.S. Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services So Important?

Here’s how CMS can affect your life, and why you should pay attention to who’s running it.

May 10, 2021

6 Ways Biden Has Protected Our Health and Rights in His First 100 Days in Office

When they were sworn in, President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris promised to strengthen the federal pandemic response, overturn the harmful policies of the previous administration, and advance our health and rights. Here’s what they’ve delivered.

April 30, 2021

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Obama Administration Protects Reproductive Health Care Access from Political Attacks

Today, the Obama Administration announced a proposed rule that would protect health care for millions of people across the country. The rule enforces existing protections in the Title X family planning program that prohibit states from discriminating against women’s health care providers.
Sept. 2, 2016

Women Even the Score: New HHS Rule Guarantees Women’s Access to No-Copay Birth Control

Bosses should not be able to interfere in a woman’s health care decisions. Thanks to this rule, they won’t be able to. However, the rule does not “fix” the Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby ruling.
July 10, 2015

Hillary Clinton’s Legacy on Women and Girls Goes On

Today is Hillary Clinton’s last day of work at the State Department. It is also the day when John Kerry will begin his work as secretary of state. As this transition takes place, one issue we have paid close attention to is the future of U.S. leadership for women’s health and rights globally, which Clinton has made a priority during her tenure. This week, however, the Obama administration has made clear that this administration will continue its official policy of fostering tremendous advancements for women and girls around the world. This is great news for women and young people worldwide and signals the lasting legacy of Clinton’s leadership in promoting women and girls.
July 17, 2013