Requiring Medicaid coverage of abortion is a far cry from guaranteeing that people can access an abortion when they need one.
We are privileged to live in a state where we have Medicaid coverage of abortion, but we know that is not enough.
Subject: Do you know of any resources for this woman?
“This woman,” who has no car, lives in a South Dakota town a 12-hour round trip drive from the nearest abortion provider.
Is the pro-choice movement doing enough to ensure access for poor women? Ask yourself what more you can do, and act on at least some of the recommendations included here.
One of Washington State’s last remaining independent feminist health centers closes after 30 years. But feminist health care providers vow to keep fighting – with help.
Increasing numbers of Pacific Northwest women experiencing an unintended pregnancy are finding themselves in an economic crisis of their own.
It’s not even 10:00 a.m. at Philadelphia’s abortion fund and I’m already overwhelmed. But the counselors are cheerful, eager to do what they can for low-income women who can’t afford abortions in southeastern Pennsylvania.
The economic downturn, and the accompanying surge in need for assistance, is wiping out local grassroots abortion funds.
It’s clear the recession is having a disproportionate impact on the women abortion funds serve. Our intake forms are filled with women saying they have lost their jobs, been evicted, or are living on the streets.
Family Research Council members convinced a New Jersey hotel to stop offering discounted room rates to women coming to the state seeking abortion care. Is cutting off assistance for lodging and travel for women seeking abortion care the best way to help or simply a low-blow to women in vulnerable circumstances?