April 16, 2018

A Prescription for Discrimination – The Trump-Pence Administration Wants to Roll Back the Health Care Rights Law.

Get ready everyone! The Trump-Pence Administration is one step closer to finalizing a proposed rule that we have reason to believe would attempt to roll back the Affordable Care Act’s Health Care Rights Law, also known

April 13, 2018

Racism in Health Care – For Black Women Who Become Pregnant, It’s a Matter of Life and Death

Women in the United States die during or after pregnancy at higher rates than almost anywhere else in the developed world. And unlike most other countries the maternal mortality rate keeps rising. The rates are particularly

April 9, 2018

NWLC Report: Fired and Threatened – Simply for Providing or Supporting Abortion.

Doctors and nurses should never fear losing their jobs simply because they treated patients seeking abortion, or because they support abortion access. Yet across the country clinicians are fired, threatened, and otherwise punished for providing abortion

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 15, 2018

We DEMAND Justice for Jane: Remove Scott Lloyd!

I am outraged and disgusted by the Trump-Pence appointee for the Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR), Scott Lloyd, who has made it his personal mission to do everything in his power to force young, pregnant immigrant

March 15, 2018

What If You Couldn’t Get Emergency Contraception Because Someone Objected to It?

The Trump-Pence Administration is trying to make it easier for personal beliefs to dictate patient care. This could mean that your pharmacy could refuse to provide you birth control, a receptionist could refuse to book you

March 9, 2018

Mississippi 15 Week Abortion Ban: Deliberately Unconstitutional and Bad for Women

Yesterday, the Mississippi Legislature voted to pass House Bill 1510, which would ban abortion in the state 15 weeks after a woman’s last menstrual period. It will now be sent to Governor Phil Bryant, who has

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 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 1, 2018

How Short-Term Limited Duration Insurance Plans Being Pushed by the Trump Administration Shortchange Women

Last week, the Administration issued a proposed rule that would make it easier for insurance companies to sell short-term limited duration insurance plans (or STLDI). These plans are designed to fill temporary gaps in coverage, such

February 27, 2018

NIFLA v. Becerra: Do Anti-Abortion Counseling Centers Have the Right to Deceive Women?

This week, the National Women’s Law Center filed an amicus brief, or friend of the court brief, with 50 other reproductive rights, civil rights, and social justice organizations, in support of the State of California in