Trump Administration

Protect Science at Federal Agencies

By Tessa Ruff | Nov 15, 2018 | Comments Off on Protect Science at Federal Agencies

At the National Women’s Health Network, we are deeply concerned about the state of science under the Trump-Pence administration. Respect for science and scientists at federal agencies has dangerously eroded over the last 21 months. By repeatedly hiding, mischaracterizing, and ignoring scientific data in the rule making process, the administration has threatened public health and well being.

What Does Trump’s Supreme Court Nominee Mean for the Future of Women’s Health?

By NWHN Staff | Jul 12, 2018 | Comments Off on What Does Trump’s Supreme Court Nominee Mean for the Future of Women’s Health?

Trump campaigned with a promise to conservatives that he would fill the federal courts from the top down with judges to their liking, securing a conservative judiciary for generations to come.

Trump’s Title X Rule Is Much More Than a Gag Rule

By NWHN Staff | Jul 3, 2018 | Comments Off on Trump’s Title X Rule Is Much More Than a Gag Rule

Trump’s rule and the deliberately confusing health care provider list would create another hoop for people seeking abortion care to jump through to exercise their constitutional right to a safe and legal abortion.

10 Things to Know About Trump’s Title X Rule

By NWHN Staff | Jul 3, 2018 | Comments Off on 10 Things to Know About Trump’s Title X Rule

On June 1, 2018, the Trump administration proposed drastic changes to Title X, the nation’s program for affordable birth control and reproductive health care. This proposed rule is #MoreThanAGagRule and threatens to take away quality, affordable reproductive health care and…

NWHN Statement on the Resignation of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Brenda Fitzgerald

By Cindy Pearson | Jan 31, 2018 | Comments Off on NWHN Statement on the Resignation of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Brenda Fitzgerald

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Evita Almassi, ealmassi@nwhn.org or (202) 682-2640

How Trump and the GOP Rigged Our Tax System for the Rich and Legalized Corruption

By Sarah Christopherson | Dec 20, 2017 | Comments Off on How Trump and the GOP Rigged Our Tax System for the Rich and Legalized Corruption

Congress just voted themselves a windfall at our expense.

NWHN Statement on the Trump Administration’s Seven Forbidden Words

By Cindy Pearson | Dec 19, 2017 | Comments Off on NWHN Statement on the Trump Administration’s Seven Forbidden Words

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Evita Almassi, ealmassi@nwhn.org or (202) 682-2640

How Will Donald Trump’s New Rules on Birth Control Affect Me?

By Evita Almassi | Oct 18, 2017 | Comments Off on How Will Donald Trump’s New Rules on Birth Control Affect Me?

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.

Lying Liars and the Lies They Tell

By Cindy Pearson | Oct 12, 2017 | Comments Off on Lying Liars and the Lies They Tell

I originally intended to title this column: “Trump officials can’t disguise their anti-birth control lies by claiming to care about women’s right to know the truth about their health.” But, that’s way too long, and Al Franken’s book title is the perfect description of leading anti-family planning policymakers. Trust me, they’ve really been telling some whoppers!

FDA Approvals: On a Fast-Track to Disaster

By Caila Brander | Sep 14, 2017 | Comments Off on FDA Approvals: On a Fast-Track to Disaster

Most of us want to be confident when we start a newly prescribed treatment that the medication we take will improve the ailment we seek to treat. We believe that our drugs have been tested and proven effective. We assume that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) verifies that any drug that hits the market is safe…