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

September 10, 2018

After Being Denied the Birth Control She Needed, This Christian Minister Is Speaking Out to #StopKavanaugh

Alicia Wilson Baker traveled from Indiana to Washington, D.C., to testify against Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court before the Senate Judiciary Committee. Through tears, she shared her story about losing birth control coverage

August 30, 2018

In Priests for Life, Judge Kavanaugh Makes Clear that He Prioritizes Religious Beliefs Over Women’s Health

Judge Kavanaugh’s position in the 2015 Priests for Life v. Dep’t of Health and Human Services case reveals his willingness to let employers’ religious beliefs override people’s access to healthcare. In Priests for Life, Judge Kavanaugh

August 2, 2018

Family Planning Is the Foundation for Family Economic Well-Being

The Title X family planning program provides high quality, culturally sensitive, confidential birth control and other reproductive health services to over four million people every year.  But this summer the Trump-Pence Administration proposed to change the

July 13, 2018

Victory for Birth Control In Delaware!

Today we want to give Delaware a big #shoutout for passing Senate Bill 151 which takes birth control coverage to the next level! via GIPHY Delaware is a great example of how states can guarantee women

November 13, 2017

A Tax Plan That Hurts Women and Families

July 13, 2018

Why We’re Suing The Trump-Pence Administration and the University of Notre Dame, as Told by Gifs

You may have heard that we’re suing the Trump-Pence administration and the University of Notre Dame over their attacks on birth control, but you might not know the exact legal reasons why. Our gif(t) to you

July 10, 2018

Three Things You Should Know About Trump’s Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh

On Monday, President Trump announced Judge Brett Kavanaugh as his pick to replace Justice Anthony Kennedy on the Supreme Court. Kavanaugh came from Trump’s nominee shortlist, which means he passed the egregious litmus test required by

June 29, 2018

A Thank-You to Reproductive Justice Student Groups

During the rise of second-wave feminism in the 1960s and 1970s, young women were fighting for recognition of their rights, including the right to birth control and reproductive decision-making in general.  Women-led activism has proven to

June 26, 2018

The Trump-Pence Administration Is Breaking The Law To Undermine the ACA Birth Control Benefit

You may have heard that we’re suing the Trump-Pence Administration and one of the entities it teamed up with, the University of Notre Dame, over its attacks on our access to affordable birth control. But what you

June 26, 2018

The Trump-Pence Administration Is Making Back-Room Deals That Take Away Our Birth Control Coverage – So We’re Going to Court

For months, the Trump-Pence administration has been entering into secret, illegal settlement agreements with scores of companies and universities representing tens of thousands of people. Why? To allow those employers and universities to stop covering birth

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