Now Urges Congress to Vote YES to Protect Pregnant Workers

Washington, D.C. — This week, the U.S. House of Representatives will vote on the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (H.R. 2694), a bill that aims to eliminate discrimination and promote economic security by ensuring reasonable workplace accommodations for those whose ability to perform functions of their job are limited by pregnancy, childcare, and other related medical conditions.    For decades pregnant people have lost their much-needed jobs Read more …

ACTION ALERT: 15,000 Women at Risk (And Counting)

More than 15,000 pregnant women tested positive for COVID-19 since the pandemic began and nearly 40 have died, according to the CDC. And due to structural racism and disparities in our health care system, Black and Hispanic pregnant women are disproportionately affected.

National Coalition of Progressive Groups Push DNC To Adopt Bold, Inclusive Vision for Sexual and Reproductive Health, Rights and Justice in 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In a joint statement this week, Planned Parenthood Action Fund, NARAL Pro-Choice America, Ultraviolet Action, National Organization for Women (NOW), National Women’s Law Center Action Fund, Population Connection Action Fund, and All* Above All Action Fund called on the Democratic Party to deepen its advocacy for reproductive freedom. Together, the organizations wish to see Read more …

SCOTUS Ruling on Birth Control Endangers Reproductive Health of Millions

WASHINGTON ,D.C. – Religion is no excuse for bigotry—but the Supreme Court has carved out a new exemption for employers who want to impose their personal beliefs over the health and rights of their workers.  By allowing virtually any employer or university to opt-out of the Affordable Care Act’s requirement that contraception be covered by insurance plans without out-of-pocket Read more …