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Two cases offer a warning about how far health care opponents will go to warp the federal judiciary to their ends — and what we must do to fight them.

Testimony Delivered at the Meeting of the FDA Bone, Reproductive and Urologic Drugs Advisory Committee

What is the NWHN doing to fight for women’s rights? Read on to find out.

Public comments on FDA guidance for the development of new, safe and effective hormonal contraceptive products.

GOP states are rushing to add cumbersome new requirements that will force workers to lose coverage.

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.

The appropriations process likely represents the best chance we have to overturn dangerous Trump rules eviscerating Title X.

What is the NWHN doing to fight for women’s rights? Read on to find out.

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Good News Can Be Hard to Find

By: Sarah Christopherson

How you can fight the spread of rightwing propaganda and misinformation

About the Author

Sarah Christopherson

Sarah Christopherson was the NWHN’s Policy Advocacy Director from 2016 to 2021, responsible for directing the organization’s legislative, regulatory, and judicial advocacy efforts and managing the policy team. She served as the NWHN’s primary issue area expert on federal health reform implementation and defense, drug and device safety and efficacy, and sexual and reproductive health. She also directed federal policy initiatives for Raising Women’s Voices (RWV). She was quoted on behalf of the NWHN in the New York Times, Washington Post, CNN, USA Today, Reuters, Cosmopolitan, Rewire, Prevention, Yahoo News, Vice, ABC News San Francisco, and other print, TV, and radio outlets.

Prior to joining the NWHN, Sarah worked for Congress from 2005 to 2015, including serving as the Washington Director/Legislative Director to Congresswoman Niki Tsongas (D-MA), where she directed the Member’s legislative agenda and supervised her DC-based staff of eight. Over the course of her career, Sarah staffed every issue area that comes before the federal government, with in-depth knowledge of health policy, tax policy, financial services and banking, consumer protection, and the federal budget. Her experience includes work on the Affordable Care Act, Medicaid, Medicare, reproductive health, and the impact of banking and tax policy on income inequality, among other areas. Her legislative accomplishments include provisions enacted into law in the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, Small Business Innovation Research reauthorization, and multiple National Defense Authorizations. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in political science and a Bachelor of Arts degree in history from Arizona State University and a Master of Arts degree in foreign policy from George Washington University.