Protecting Reproductive Rights in the Budget

Jessica Arons analyzes last week's budget deal with an eye on how it will affect women's access to reproductive health services.


  • Jessica Arons
Part of a Series

Which provisions in the budget deal will affect women’s health? Why would these provisions be particularly harmful to low-income women and women of color? What can Congress do to protect women’s reproductive rights as the negotiations move forward?

(transcript, mp4, YouTube)

The positions of American Progress, and our policy experts, are independent, and the findings and conclusions presented are those of American Progress alone. A full list of supporters is available here. American Progress would like to acknowledge the many generous supporters who make our work possible.


Jessica Arons

Director, Women's Health & Rights Program

Explore The Series


You Might Also Like

Gender Matters
Article A cashier works behind the counter at a fast food restaurant. (Getty/Jeffrey Greenberg)

Gender Matters

the Women’s Initiative