We Must Reform the Courts
The federal courts, including the Supreme Court, have never protected all of us and now are being used as a weapon to limit our rights. It’s time for bold changes.
Twenty-Five Terrible Ways Trump Has Undermined Reproductive Health
A partial exploration of Trump’s systematic attacks on people’s health and rights.
Aug. 15, 2019
3 ways politicians are attacking women’s health this fall
Extremists from Congress, the Trump administration, and state governments are trying to attack reproductive rights on multiple levels.
Sept. 28, 2017
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Hillary Clinton Delivers Powerful Speech On Reproductive Justice to Planned Parenthood Action Fund Members
The Democratic presidential nominee affirmed that reproductive health care access is a women's issues, family issue, economic issue, and justice issue.
June 23, 2016
New Jersey Congresswoman Introduces Legislation to Ensure Health Care for Pregnant Women
The Health Maternity and Obstetric Medicine (Healthy MOM) Act would create a 60-day enrollment window for pregnant women to enroll in or upgrade a health insurance plan provided through Healthcare.gov, the Federal Employee Health Benefits Program (FEHBP) or her employer.
June 23, 2015
Tell Congress: Stop Playing Hyde And Sneak with Women’s Health
Politicians are slipping attacks on women's health into every kind of bill imaginable — and it’s time to speak out.
March 30, 2015
Women’s Health Decisions Shouldn’t Be Political
A few weeks ago I saw the National Journal’s latest polling that shows women feel that the Republican Party is moving further away from them and had to weigh in. As the days went by I decided I wanted to discuss the results of this polling that shows only 14 percent of women think the GOP is now closer to representing their views since the 2012 election.
Oct. 25, 2013
Fighting for the Healthiest Generation
Today, August 12, is International Youth Day, a day to recommit to investing in young people — and that includes making sure the global community is meeting the particular needs of the next generation. The statistics are clear: we have a lot more work to do.
Aug. 12, 2013
Rick Perry’s Texas Women’s Health Program Leaves Many Women Without…
What happens when Governor Rick Perry blocks Planned Parenthood health centers from participating in the Texas Women’s Health Program? The 50,000 low-income women who had previously gone to one of the 47 Planned Parenthood health centers for access to affordable birth control, lifesaving cancer screenings, and STI testing are forced to find a new provider. Unfortunately, finding a new provider is easier said than done.
July 17, 2013