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On Monday, reproductive health clinics across the nation withdrew from the federal Title X program rather than submit plans for complying with the Trump administration’s radical new “gag” rule.

At a time when so many states are choosing to take care options away from women, California state legislators are positioned to lead the fight to expand access to reproductive care by making medication abortion available at student health centers on campus for the first time.

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Congress just voted themselves a windfall at our expense.

We Must STOP the GOP Tax Scam!

By: Sarah Christopherson , Policy Updates

Congressional Republicans’ effort to pass their tax bill is under way. Now we must fight even harder to kill the bill!

As I began my search, I realized just how disconnected from the reality of birth control prices I was. In my own life, discussions about starting prescription medication went hand-in-hand with discussions about insurance. I knew that the small co-pays...

Answer:  The HHS secretary has a tremendous amount of power, and his or her leadership can greatly affect women. For example, if the person in charge doesn’t support the Affordable Care Act (ACA), they can cut funding for open enrollment, sabotage...

Far too many women, 1 in 8 to be precise, are diagnosed with breast cancer.

On October 6, 2017, the Trump Administration published two new rules, effective immediately, undermining the Affordable Care Act requirement that insurance plans cover all 18 FDA-approved methods of birth control without copay or deductible.

New rules give millions of employers the right to deny their employees birth control coverage for any reason—or no reason at all.

Medication abortion is safe and effective, but medically unnecessary rules block access — by design.

Senate Republicans are making one last push to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and gut Medicaid and their latest Trumpcare bill known as Graham-Cassidy is the most radical one yet!

Even if we can repeat the success seen so far, and maintain the resistance’s momentum, the implications for health reform, health justice, and reproductive health remain bleak for the foreseeable future. We are all in a position of trying to...