You only have until July 31, 2018 to submit a comment to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) in opposition to the Trump administration’s latest attack on birth control and reproductive healthcare: the Title X Gag Rule, which would bar Title X-funded clinics from providing information to patients about abortion. That means that […]
Tomorrow is International Maternal Health Day, an important opportunity to discuss the challenges that women around the world face when trying to access the full range of comprehensive reproductive healthcare. It would be negligent to pretend that the United States stands as a model to the rest of the world in this regard, especially considering […]
The Women’s Marches on January 21 The day after Donald Trump was inaugurated, 5.6 million people took to the streets to resist Trump’s agenda and advocate for women’s equality, reproductive rights and healthcare, racial justice, LGBTQ equality, economic opportunity, and environmental justice. People marched in at least 999 marches, in all 50 states, in 92 […]
A disturbing statistic has become a major talking point in Texas political campaigns this election cycle. From state house races to the fight for Ted Cruz’s senate seat, candidates are making maternal mortality a component of every healthcare discussion, and it’s a conversation that’s seriously needed. Between 2010 and 2012, Texas’s maternal mortality rate nearly […]
The outrageous attacks on Planned Parenthood must stop.
I am rising to urge everyone to join me in taking action to reduce the suffering immediately by demanding that President Obama stand up for these girls and women and provide them with access to comprehensive medical care, including the option of abortion, in accordance with the Geneva Conventions.
We’re rising today to ask that President Obama to support the women and girls raped in war who are unable to access necessary, comprehensive medical care – and we’re continuing the conversation with a Twitter storm at 1PM EST.
41 years ago today, the pro-choice movement’s historic Roe v. Wade decision legalizing abortion was made. It was a momentous victory, but more than four decades later, we’re still fighting every day to protect it.
On Tuesday, hundreds of pro-choice activists from across the state of Ohio traveled to the Statehouse in Columbus to protest anti-choice legislation that threatens their state clinics and sets precedents for further restrictions on birth control, abortion, and reproductive rights for Ohio women.
Davis isn’t done fighting for women’s reproductive health and access. And she’s not giving up on Texas, either.