March 27, 2017

Victory! Obamacare IS the Law of the Land

The Affordable Care Act (ACA)—also called “Obamacare”—IS the law of the land. Last Friday, the leaders in the House of Representatives pulled the ACA repeal bill that would have stripped coverage from 24 million individuals—and we

March 24, 2017

What You Need to Know About the Anti-Women, Anti-LGBTQ Extremist Trump Put in Charge of the Office for Civil Rights at the Department of Health and Human Services

On Thursday, the Trump Administration continued its trend of trying to roll back civil rights protections by appointing Roger Severino, formerly of the Heritage Foundation, to head the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) at the Department

March 24, 2017

You Can Help New York Protect Women’s Access To Comprehensive Health Care That Includes Abortion!

If you are a New York resident and you’re looking for a way to help ensure access to abortion in your state, here it is. The New York Department of Financial Services has proposed a new

March 24, 2017

President Trump’s “Skinny Budget” Puts Families Last

Access to food, housing, affordable health care and education are what build the foundation of a nation of thriving families and individuals. Yet under President Trump’s “skinny budget,” the U.S. would be left with a crumbling

March 23, 2017

Take Your Tiny Hands Off Maternity Coverage!

The vote to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and strip away health coverage from millions of individuals has been delayed as the wrangling about how much health care to take away continues.  And we’re here

March 17, 2017

President Trump’s “Skinny Budget”: Putting Women’s Health Last

While short on details, the “Skinny Budget” released yesterday—touching just one-third of the overall budget—made clear that health care was not a top priority in putting “America First.” Instead, the Budget limits federal investment in critical

March 17, 2017

#WorstTBTEver: When Women Had Nowhere to Turn for Maternity Coverage

Some Members of Congress are continuing to barrel ahead with their attempt to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA).  Even after the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office estimated that the American Health Care Act – the budget

March 10, 2017

Why You Should #StayWoke About the Bill That Could Take Away Your Health Coverage

Wednesday night, around 2:00 AM, while you were probably sleeping, some members of the House of Representatives were busy steamrolling a proposal to dismantle the Affordable Care Act (ACA), known as the American Health Care Act

March 9, 2017

#WorstTBTEver: When Women Weren’t Separate Persons from Their Husbands

This week, an Affordable Care Act (ACA) repeal bill was finally unveiled.  We have and will continue to release analysis of the bill’s harm to women, but in this week’s worst TBT ever blog, we will

March 3, 2017

Five Reasons Why We Support the Women’s Health Protection Act

It has been over four decades since the U.S. Supreme Court recognized the legal right to abortion in Roe v. Wade, yet that right has been under constant attack at the federal, state, and local levels. 

March 2, 2017

#WorstTBTEver: The “Future” of Health Care Looks a Whole Lot Like the Past

Despite outcry from their constituents throughout the country, some members of Congress are still pushing ahead with their plan to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA), also known as Obamacare. After seven years of trying to

February 23, 2017

#WorstTBTEver: When Americans Living with HIV Couldn’t Get Health Insurance Coverage

The Affordable Care Act (the ACA or “Obamacare”) has improved America’s health across the board, mostly by getting more affordable health coverage to more people and making sure health insurance covers the care people need. For