Health Care

Response to Trump’s Women’s Health Week Statement

May 17, 2017 President Donald Trump The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW Washington, DC 20500 Cc: Ivanka Trump, Assistant to the President Secretary Tom Price, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services President Trump: As organizations committed to improving the overall health and wellbeing of women and their families, we are compelled to respond… [Continue Reading]

House Passes Cruel and Deadly American Health Care Act

The Feminist Majority condemns the vote today in the U.S. House of Representatives to demolish the Affordable Care Act and calls on the U.S. Senate to stop the deadly, cruel so-called American Health Care Act. Statement by Feminist Majority President, Eleanor Smeal: “Today, House Republicans voted to throw over 24 million people off of health… [Continue Reading]

Feminist Majority Launches Grassroots Movement to Save Roe

The Feminist Majority is launching a grassroots movement to save Roe v. Wade. The Millions4Roe.org campaign will activate feminists across the country to protect abortion rights on the federal, state and local levels. “An active right-wing movement is working to overturn Roe v. Wade, the Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion in all 50 states under the… [Continue Reading]

Republican Repeal Bill Robs Women, Children, and Older Adults of Basic Healthcare

Statement of Eleanor Smeal, President, Feminist Majority House Republicans’ newly released Affordable Care Act (ACA) repeal bill to “Make America Sick Again” would force tens of millions of people off of health insurance, robbing women, children, and older adults of basic healthcare. This dangerous bill charts a path to end Medicaid expansion—which has provided coverage… [Continue Reading]

Women have a constitutional right to an abortion. Get over it.

Just when you thought it couldn’t get worse, Donald Trump said today that he wants a total ban on abortion and “there has to be some form of punishment” for women who have abortions.

It’s an Unhappy Birthday: 39 Years of Hyde is Enough

More than 40 years ago, the Supreme Court, in Roe v. Wade, confirmed that women have the right to make their own decisions about whether to terminate a pregnancy. Just three years later, unable to ban abortion for every woman, Congress passed the Hyde Amendment on this day in 1976, restricting access to abortion for… [Continue Reading]

TAKE ACTION: Stop the War on Planned Parenthood!

The outrageous attacks on Planned Parenthood must stop.

Working Americans Need – and Deserve – Paid Leave

For too many families in the U.S., a new child or illness means economic insecurity at just the time when they are most vulnerable.

Act Now to Support Paid Family Leave

No one should have to risk financial insecurity to care for a loved one. Act now to help protect the economic security of women and their families.

The Affordable Care Act is Not Going Anywhere: Enroll Today!

Everything you need to know about Obamacare before you get covered today at healthcare.gov.