Reproductive Rights and Justice
NOW is working toward accessible reproductive health care for all women and LGBTQIA+ people. NOW fully supports safe and legal abortion, affordable and effective birth control and other contraception, medication abortion, telemedicine for reproductive care, and reproductive health education for all. We fiercely oppose attempts to restrict reproductive freedom through underhanded legislation and regulations.
NOW Joins Coalition to Release the Blueprint for Sexual and Reproductive Health, Rights, and JusticeWASHINGTON, 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 m Read more … Read more...
Abortion is Health Care Everywhere Act Would Repeal the Helms Amendment, Which Bars U.S. Foreign Assistance Funding for Abortion, Expanding Abortion Access GloballyWASHINGTON, D.C. — Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-IL), a Senior Chief Deputy Whip and Chair of the Congressional Pro-Choice Caucus Providers and Clinics Task Force, today introduced the Abortion is Health Care Everywhere Act. The Abortion is Health Care Ever Read more … Read more...
As the abortion debate rages on, abortion rights opponents are quick to point out supposed risks associated with abortion; but rarely do they mention the sobering reality of what following through with a pregnancy can mean to a woman.
President Trump made it perfectly clear that one of his priorities in nominating justices was their likeliness to overturn Roe v. Wade.
One of the cases on this list more likely to reach the Supreme Court is Box v. Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky Inc.
ISSUE ADVISORY: Two Years into Trump’s Presidency, Cases Challenging Roe v. Wade Approach Supreme Court – Part One
Trump’s Supreme Court Justices Brett Kavanaugh and Neil Gorsuch showed their true colors and antagonism towards abortion rights in the Supreme Court’s February 7th decision of granting a stay on the Louisiana law in June Medical Services v. Gee.