Most persons are not aware of being pregnant at six weeks and would only become aware later when obtaining an abortion would be impossible. With restrictions like this, access to abortion care is very limited, especially for people with low incomes and people of color.
NOW believes that access to reproductive healthcare – including access to abortion – is a fundamental right, and we fiercely oppose attempts to restrict reproductive freedom.
No matter our color, party, or zip code, we all want an equal say in the decisions that shape our future. The John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act will restore the essential portion of the Voting Rights Act (VRA) that blocks discriminatory voting policies before they go into effect, putting a transparent process in place for protecting everyone’s freedom to vote.
Unless they are evacuated, many more could become victims of the Taliban. Experienced observers doubt that the Taliban will protect women’s rights and liberties, and as soon as the world looks away, they will return to their old ways. We agree.