Democratic congresswomen reintroduced a bill on Wednesday that would guarantee equal access to contraception for all women who depend on the military for their health coverage.
Republicans could be shooting themselves in the foot by voting to repeal Obamacare and defund deportation relief.
In their first weeks of leadership, Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee show not much has changed in the GOP’s approach to civil rights.
A bill to reform the Toxic Substances Control Act is likely to be introduced in Congress next week. Given some chemicals’ effects on causing early puberty in girls, reproductive health advocates should demand strong regulation that removes harmful chemical substances from the market.
Republicans in Congress last week introduced three new anti-abortion bills in the House and one in the Senate, one of which would force a woman to have a medically unnecessary ultrasound before receiving abortion care.
For the anti-choice movement, no sacrifice is too great for women to endure in the service of life.
I have had two abortions, both when I was married. My decision to terminate for medical reasons was one of the hardest things I have done in my life. It is my personal story, my anguish, my grief. I am tired of politicians using it to try to outlaw others’ abortions.
Concerned about a possible female GOP “revolt” over a 20-week abortion ban, Republicans will pinch-hit with another bill from their deep bench of anti-choice legislation—a bill to restrict federal funding for abortion coverage.
House and Senate Democrats on Wednesday reintroduced the Women’s Health Protection Act, a response to an unprecedented onslaught of state-level restrictions on abortion providers that has restricted women’s access to reproductive health care.
The White House called HR 36 “an assault on a woman’s right to choose” and a “direct challenge to the Supreme Court’s holdings on abortion,” such as Roe v. Wade.