Texas politicians have been telling us all along that they are passing onerous abortion restrictions out of concern for women’s health. But today RNC Chair Reince Priebus said it was all about taxpayer funding of abortion, which doesn’t exist in Texas. Hey, Reince? I’m confused.
As we acknowledge the passage of Hyde 38 years ago this month, it is important to look at how the amendment helped to usher in a wave of anti-choice legislation that has the most detrimental impacts on poor communities of color—especially in states like Mississippi.
A Planned Parenthood clinic closed in Wisconsin on Thursday due to state budget cuts that prevent government money from going to the women’s health clinics.
When elected officials push policies to deny insurance coverage for abortion care, they make it unaffordable for many women to receive quality treatment. As a physician and as a woman, this concerns me immensely.
The City of Seattle, Washington, last week introduced a resolution calling for the full repeal of all federal bans on public funding for abortion.
The Obama administration announced another change to the religious accommodation to the birth control benefit, and predictably conservatives hate it.
The law narrows when Medicaid recipients are eligible for coverage of abortions.
The Susan B. Anthony List wants to be able to run ads claiming the ACA supports taxpayer funding for abortion, and today the Roberts Court took them one step closer to being able to do so.
The Aderholt Amendment to the Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act bans the use of Immigration and Customs Enforcement funds to pay for abortion care for detained women, potentially further limiting immigrant women’s access to care.
House Republicans on Thursday used a procedural motion to block a vote on whether to add an exception for incest to an abortion coverage ban in its criminal justice appropriations bill.