Rep. Phil Roe, who has supported defunding Planned Parenthood, noted at the Heritage Action Conservative Policy Summit Monday that both he and his wife were voluntarily sterilized. He explained that after having three kids, if he’d had to raise another, he’d have thrown himself off the Capitol.
The plan will result in less access to affordable, consistent birth control for the poor working women of Pennsylvania—which, as the federal birth control mandate demonstrates, is counter to the intention of health-care reform.
South Texas’ Rio Grande Valley came into the spotlight this summer during the state legislature’s battle over an omnibus anti-choice bill, but for the people who call it home, politics are much more complicated than “red” or “blue.”
In attempting to reverse troubling unemployment trends among persons with disabilities, disability rights advocacy groups are looking to the health-care sector as a solution.
Even with the Affordable Care Act in place, Black women will still be plagued by the chronic stress that comes with simply being Black in the United States.
A nationally-representative poll found that African Americans overwhelmingly support keeping abortion legal and believe that women in our community should have access to safe abortion care when they need it.
The Tea Party is ready to make some citizen arrests.
Overall, California Latinas/os stand to gain the most with the ACA, whether currently insured or uninsured.
Many of the objections to the Affordable Care Act after the Supreme Court decision make no sense if you know what’s actually in the bill. Without more explanations, it’s hard to avoid feeling like opponents are just making stuff up.
The Supreme Court has ruled that the Affordable Care Act may stand, but in light of international laws on the human right to health and health care, the United States has an obligation to do much more.