The spring of my sophomore year of college I was president of my university’s Students for Life chapter. The fall of my junior year of college I cut my ties with the pro-life movement. Five years later I have lost the last shred of faith I had in that movement. This is my story.
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.
Just because he opposes health care reform doesn’t mean he didn’t want a piece of the pie.
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.
Overall, California Latinas/os stand to gain the most with the ACA, whether currently insured or uninsured.
In the world of emergency contraception (EC), August 1, 2012 also means one EC option just got a lot more affordable for many women.
When I moved to Canada in 2008, I was a die-hard conservative Republican. I believed based on my politics that government mandated health care was a violation of my freedom.
Much has been made already of Sen. McConnell’s seeming disregard for the issue of those 30 million uninsured Americans. But what about this contention that the Affordable Care Act is a “Western European system?” McConnell needs a fact check.
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.
Let’s celebrate the win in the Affordable Care Act but be clear about how we characterize that win.