April 1, 2018

Stacking the Bench: Trump’s Dangerous Judicial Nominees

Federal courts decide legal rights and principles of critical importance to women, including the right to privacy, equal protection, anti-discrimination protections at work and at school, and protections for health and safety. Federal judges’ interpretation of

June 7, 2018

Fighting for Birth Control 53 Years after Griswold v. Connecticut

Today marks the 53rd anniversary of Griswold v. Connecticut, the Supreme Court decision that held that a married couple’s right to privacy includes the right to use birth control. In 1965, Estelle Griswold, the executive director

May 30, 2018

How We’re Fighting Back Against the Trump-Pence Administration’s Efforts to Take Away our Birth Control Coverage

Last Friday, NWLC filed an “amicus,” or “friend of the court brief” before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, with our partners the National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health, SisterLove, Inc., and the

May 23, 2018

The Trump-Pence Administration’s Priority is Crystal Clear – Controlling Our Bodies

Last night, the Trump-Pence administration released a horrific “gag rule” aimed at preventing doctors and other health care providers that serve low-income people from discussing abortion with their patients. By going after Title X-funded providers, this

April 13, 2018

Tips from the Hotline: Help! What is Guaranteed under the Affordable Care Act’s Birth Control Benefit?

Every day on the CoverHer hotline, I hear from people who are trying to take advantage of the Affordable Care Act’s birth control benefit and get the care they deserve.  Even though every insurance plan is

November 13, 2017

A Tax Plan That Hurts Women and Families

March 20, 2018

HHS’ Discriminatory and Dangerous Proposed Health Care Rule, in Grey’s Anatomy GIFs

From ending gun violence to sexual assault to fighting for DREAMERs – there’s a lot going on in Trump’s America for today’s intersectional feminist activist. One thing that might be flying under your radar? The sneaky

March 13, 2018

MA Court Ignores Reality that Women and Families will Suffer Under the Trump Administration’s Birth Control Rules

Yesterday a federal court in Massachusetts issued an opinion that dangerously underestimates the harm to women and families that will result from the Trump Administration’s efforts to gut the Affordable Care Act’s birth control benefit, which

March 9, 2018

Utah is Finally Increasing Access to Birth Control and Working to Close the Coverage Gap – I’m Thrilled!

Having grown up in Utah there are many things I love about my home state: mountains, the University of Utah (my alma mater), and red rocks. And now I get to add increased access to family

March 8, 2018

West Virginia Voters Won’t Stand for Attempts to Take Rights and Health Care Away from Women

West Virginia politicians have made clear they care more about scoring political points than they do about women and families. On Monday, while teachers across the state—most of whom are women—were striking for fair pay, the

March 8, 2018

Celebrate Abortion Providers!

March 10 is National Abortion Provider Appreciation Day, observed on the anniversary of Dr. David Gunn’s death. In 1993, Dr. Gunn was murdered by an anti-abortion extremist outside of his Pensacola, Florida, clinic. But while this

March 7, 2018

Tell Your Lawmakers to Trust Patients and Their Providers!

Politicians keep trying to get between us and our providers. Recently, legislators have begun advancing bills that would require abortion providers to tell patients that a medication abortion may be reversible. This is totally unsupported by

March 5, 2018

The Trump Administration and a Federal Judge Have Allowed Wheaton College to Withhold Birth Control Coverage—With No Regard for the Women and Families Impacted

Update: Since the Wheaton College decision, multiple courts have issued similar troubling rulings that grant employers the ability to deny insurance coverage of birth control to their employees. A federal district judge in Chicago recently issued

March 5, 2018

Trump is Using Judicial Nominations to Advance His Anti-Woman, Anti-LGBTQ Agenda

The Trump Administration has made it clear that it will do whatever it can in order to allow personal beliefs to dictate patient access to health care. Most recently, they created a new office for discrimination