Health Care

Feminist Majority Launches Grassroots Movement to Save Roe

The Feminist Majority is launching a grassroots movement to save Roe v. Wade. The 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!

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Affordable Care Act

Affordable Care Act is an historic advance for women and the most important advance in nearly 40 years. The Affordable Care Act protects the lives and health of millions of women and their families each year and makes our nation stronger and healthier. This is what women will gain from the full implementation of the… [Continue Reading]


Medicare is the nation’s health insurance program for 45 million Americans age 65 and older and younger adults with permanent disabilities. According to the Kaiser Family Foundation, more than half (56%) of all Medicare beneficiaries are women, and among the very old (85 and older) 70% are women. And because women are more likely to… [Continue Reading]