Tell the Senate: Confirm Judges Committed to Expanding Civil Rights

Extremist judges will not stop endangering the lives of pregnant people or people who may become pregnant—overturning Roe v. Wade, attacking medication abortion, threatening the future of IVF, and now pregnancy accommodations. There are 56 federal judicial vacancies and 30 nominations before the Senate right now.

Tell the Senate to commit to confirming all federal nominees who will defend the rights and well-being of pregnant and postpartum workers, people who can get pregnant, and all women!

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State: Alabama

Poverty

16.60% of women in Alabama live in poverty. The national figure is 11.80%.

42.9% of single mothers in Alabama live in poverty.

National figure: 32.0%

13.6% of women 65 and older in Alabama live in poverty.

National figure: 11.2%

Wage Gap

Women in Alabama typically make $0.75 for every dollar paid to men. The national figure is $0.84.

Black women in Alabama typically make 57 cents for every dollar paid to white men. 

National figure: $0.69

Latina women in Alabama typically make 51 cents for every dollar paid to white men.

National figure: $0.57

Source: Figures for women overall by state are based on 2022 American Community Survey 1-year estimates. Figures for Black women and Latinas by state are based on 2017-2021 American Community Survey 5-year estimates.

Health Insurance

11.90% of women aged 19-64 in Alabama are uninsured. Nationally, 9.30% are uninsured.

13.0% of women of reproductive age (19-54) in Alabama are uninsured. 

National figure: 9.9%

15.3% of women in Alabama reported not receiving health care at some point in the last 12 months due to cost.

National figure: 10.3%