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Where the War on Voting Meets the War on Women

Woman preparing to voteThis election season women voters of color may face a dual disenfranchisement when the war on women meets the war on voters.

By Liz Chen and Jessica Arons | Monday, November 5, 2012

Women in military deserve better care

Lawrence J. Korb and Jessica Arons explain why women who are in the military deserve to have access to better, more affordable, and more comprehensive care.

By Lawrence J. Korb and Jessica Arons | Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Unhappy Birthday to the Amendment That Started the War on Women

Jessica Arons marks the 35th anniversary of the Hyde Amendment and considers how it has affected the fight for women's health today.

By Jessica Arons | Monday, October 1, 2012

How Restrictions on Abortion Coverage and Marginalization of Care Paved the Way for Discriminatory Treatment of Abortion in Health Reform and Beyond

Jessica Arons co-authors a report from the Center for Women's Policy Studies that covers how two tactics paved the way for abortion to be excluded from the Affordable Care Act.

By Jessica Arons | Wednesday, August 15, 2012

State Efforts to Reject Contraceptive Coverage Laws on Religious Grounds

Jessica Arons and Elizabeth Rich provides an update on state-level efforts to undermine the Obamacare provision to guarantee no-cost contraception.

By Jessica Arons and Elizabeth Rich | Monday, July 30, 2012

Young Women and Reproductive Health Care

Jessica Arons, Lucy Panza, and Lindsay Rosenthal explain why the Affordable Care Act helps young women access the health care they need in an affordable way.

By Jessica Arons, Lucy Panza, and Lindsay Rosenthal | Monday, July 30, 2012

Infographic: Women’s Preventive Services Now Covered Under Obamacare

An infographic from Jessica Arons shows how a range of preventive services for women will now be covered under the Affordable Care Act.

By Jessica Arons | Monday, July 30, 2012

Los seis datos que usted necesita saber sobre la decisión de la Corte Suprema sobre la expansión de Medicaid

En la reciente decisión de la Corte Suprema que apoyó el Acta de Cuidado Asequible, también conocido como Obamacare, una cuestión importante ante la Corte fue si sería coercitivo para el gobierno federal amenazar con retirar la financiación federal actual de Medicaid, el programa conjunto federal-estatal de seguro de salud para los pobres, si los estados no amplían el programa en conformidad con un nuevo requisito en la ley de reforma de la salud. La Corte falló que sí es coercitiva tener este requisito.

By Jessica Arons | Thursday, July 12, 2012

6 Things You Need to Know About the Supreme Court’s Ruling on Medicaid Expansion

Jessica Arons explains how the Court’s decision on the Obamacare Medicaid provision affects government, the working poor, and women.

By Jessica Arons | Wednesday, July 11, 2012

A Supreme Win for Women: The Crucial Benefits of Obamacare

Thanks to Obamacare, women can’t be charged 150 percent more than men for insurance, can’t be penalized for having had a C-section—and can count birth control as preventive care, writes Jessica Arons in the Daily Beast.

By Jessica Arons | Friday, June 29, 2012

The Top 5 Ways the Supreme Court’s Ruling on Obamacare Helps Women

Jessica Arons outlines how the Court’s ruling upholding the Affordable Care Act is beneficial for women.

By Jessica Arons | Thursday, June 28, 2012

Litigation Seeks to Turn Back the Clock on Contraception

On the anniversary of a crucial Supreme Court ruling on contraception, a woman’s right to use birth control is once again under attack, explains Jessica Arons.

By Jessica Arons | Thursday, June 7, 2012

Facts About the Health Insurance Compensation Gap

Jessica Arons and Lindsay Rosenthal give the basics on why fewer health benefits for women exacerbate the gender pay gap.

By Jessica Arons and Lindsay Rosenthal | Friday, June 1, 2012

Top 10 Obamacare Benefits at Stake for Women

Jessica Arons and Lucy Panza share the top 10 reasons why women have gained too much from Obamacare to lose it now.

By Jessica Arons and Lucy Panza | Tuesday, May 22, 2012

The Affordable Care Act: A Mother’s Day Gift for Moms Throughout the United States

Jessica Arons on how the Affordable Care Act benefits mothers.

By Jessica Arons | Friday, May 11, 2012