NOW Joins Coalition to Release the Blueprint for Sexual and Reproductive Health, Rights, and Justice

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the Blueprint for Sexual and Reproductive Health, Rights, and Justice released First Priorities, a detailed punch list of executive and agency actions for the opening days of an incoming administration.   “Women have lost so much ground under the Trump administration to the essential health services they depend on,” said NOW President Read more …

Orwell Or Trump? White House Tells UN to Adopt Anti-Reproductive Health Doublespeak

Washington, D.C. — It’s not enough for Donald Trump and his henchman at the Department of Health and Human Services to attack abortion rights and put women’s health at risk.  At this week’s United Nations General Assembly, HHS Secretary Alex Azar tried to erase the words “reproductive health and rights” from the dictionary.  At the UN’s first high-level Read more …

Time Runs Out on Title X—Here Comes the Gag Rule

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals must stop the Trump Administration from building chains around Planned Parenthood.  They want to padlock the truth about reproductive health care from people who are without insurance or who struggle to make ends meet by imposing a politically contrived gag rule on providers like Planned Parenthood. Donald Trump is Read more …

House FY20 Bill Would Permanently Repeal Harmful Global Gag Rule, Increase Funding for Reproductive Health Internationally

WASHINGTON — A new bill out of the U.S. House Committee on Appropriations would restore vital funding and protections for reproductive health and rights across the world and would finally repeal the devastating global gag rule, which President Trump has repeatedly expanded. The FY20 State, Foreign Operations bill advanced through the House subcommittee today and Read more …