If we are truly committed to communities of color, it is imperative that reproductive health and justice communities work to expand access to health care for low-income people.
The state legislature passed it. The governor vetoed it. The legislature overrode it. Now, one labor group steps in to sue the state’s contraceptive coverage refusal law from going into effect.
The retailer claims being forced to cover IUDs and emergency contraception violates their religious rights. But what effect would the coverage have for their female employees?
Just because he opposes health care reform doesn’t mean he didn’t want a piece of the pie.
We, members of the Notre Dame community, wish to express our disagreement with the university’s decision to file a lawsuit contesting the Health and Human Services mandate that requires employee health insurance plans to provide no-cost birth control coverage to employees.
Now that we’ve had a month to celebrate the triumph of No Copay Day, it is important to look forward and carefully consider what comes next on the advocacy agenda for effective implementation of the ACA’s reproductive health measures.
The Affordable Care Act requires cumbersome administrative procedures that will limit coverage of abortion in the new health care exchanges. Unfortunately, this is not the first time that abortion has been unfairly singled out from health care coverage.
A new ad from the Obama campaign reiterates Romney’s position against helping women access contraception.
An under-the-radar provision of the Affordable Care Act, the Pregnancy Assistance Fund, demonstrates the economic justice potential of health reform.
As the example of Wheaton College shows, the sudden interest many employers and schools are taking in not offering contraception coverage is all about political opportunism, not deeply-held religious beliefs.