Report Changes are needed to Medicaid at the federal and state levels to increase women’s access to highly effective long-acting reversible contraceptives, or LARCs, after childbirth and abortion care.
Donna Barry explains how Congress' Planned Parenthood crusade could block critical health services for women on Medicaid.
Issue Brief Hundreds of laws have been passed to restrict abortion in the past few years that undermine health care providers’ ability to provide—and patients’ right to receive—individualized, quality care. To counter this, legislators in several states are introducing bills that would protect evidence-based medical care and expand abortion access.
New polling data shows widespread support among small business owners for providing employees with birth control coverage.
As the U.S. Supreme Court’s Burwell v. Hobby Lobby ruling becomes the law of the land, small business owners show just how unnecessary the religious accommodations for contraceptive insurance are.
This infographic is a compilation of data from multiple sources to highlight how women are benefiting from the Affordable Care Act. It will be updated at least monthly to reflect the most recent data available.
Overly broad state religious freedom restoration acts, or RFRAs, threaten true religious freedom and could have far-reaching negative consequences.
Congressional leaders are intent on using every opportunity to try and eliminate access to abortion, including in critical bills funding health care and assistance for victims of human trafficking. But there are important differences in the bills’ abortion language that must be considered.
Issue Brief Recent policy change affecting abortion care has mainly included reducing access, but some states and laws are actually increasing access.
Issue Brief It’s time for Congress to show that its words are more than mere rhetoric—that they are instead backed by concrete action and accountability on the issues important to women and their families.
Fact Sheet The Access to Contraception for Women Servicemembers and Dependents Act and other policy changes are critical to address the reproductive health care inequities that women serving in the armed forces face.
Issue Brief While women have access to family planning services at a multitude of health care facilities—and while a wide spectrum of funding sources covers contraceptives and those services—we are not doing enough to ensure access for all women.
Issue Brief Increased funding and a wide variety of health care facilities and providers that can prevent, detect, and treat sexually transmitted infections are keys to reducing this underappreciated public health problem.
Allowing corporate religious liberty to trump employees’ religious liberty can lead to a cascade of poor health outcomes for the nation.
From local police departments to the Supreme Court, Donna Barry and Heidi Williamson find systemically embedded discrimination in U.S. institutions.