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A Proactive Abortion Agenda
Report A volunteer waits for patients outside Jackson Women's Health Organization, the last abortion clinic in Mississippi, on April 5, 2018, in Jackson. (Getty/AFP/Brendan Smialowski)

A Proactive Abortion Agenda

Policymakers must go beyond baseline legal protections to treat abortion as the essential health care service it is, ensuring meaningful access to abortion for all and removing barriers put in place to circumvent Roe v. Wade.

Jamille Fields Allsbrook, Nora Ellmann

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The Equal Rights Amendment: What You Need To Know Report
 (Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg celebrated her 20th anniversary on the bench at the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., August 2013.)

The Equal Rights Amendment: What You Need To Know

Adopting the long-overdue Equal Rights Amendment could help bolster existing statutory protections under attack, making it a key element in the fight for gender equality.

Robin Bleiweis

Mass Incarceration, Stress, and Black Infant Mortality Report

Mass Incarceration, Stress, and Black Infant Mortality

The system of mass incarceration is perhaps the clearest manifestation of structural racism in the United States—with particularly damaging effects for black women and infants.

Connor Maxwell, Danyelle Solomon

Finding The Courage To Lead Podcast
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Finding The Courage To Lead

At CAP's 2018 Ideas Conference, Michele and Igor speak with Cecile Richards, former president of Planned Parenthood. Then, CAP Senior Fellow Jocelyn Frye discusses women's rights with Valerie Jarrett, former senior adviser to President Barack Obama.

Sally Tucker, Rachel Rosen, Michele L. Jawando, 2 More Igor Volsky, Jocelyn Frye

Scott Pruitt Threatens Reproductive and Environmental Justice for Women Article
A mother and her daughter stand at a now defunct water fountain in downtown Flint, Michigan, on October 11, 2016. (Brittany Greeson/Getty)

Scott Pruitt Threatens Reproductive and Environmental Justice for Women

Throughout his tenure at the Environmental Protection Agency, Administrator Pruitt has favored polluters and corporations over reproductive health, rights, and justice—and women of color are losing out the most.

Osub Ahmed, Erin Auel, Shilpa Phadke

Religious Liberty for a Select Few Report
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Religious Liberty for a Select Few

Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ guidance is already empowering appointees throughout the administration to attack the equality and legal protections of LGBTQ people, women, and religious minorities.

Sharita Gruberg, Frank J. Bewkes, Elizabeth Platt, 2 More Katherine Franke, Claire Markham

Rhetoric vs. Reality: How Abortion Bans Hurt Women Article
A woman shouts as she attends the Women's March in New York City, on January 20, 2018. (Kena Bentancur/Getty)

Rhetoric vs. Reality: How Abortion Bans Hurt Women

Abortion bans are unnecessary, based on false information, and impede women's rights and access to critical health care.

Anusha Ravi, Jamila Taylor

45 Ways Trump and Congress Threaten the Promise of Roe v. Wade Report

45 Ways Trump and Congress Threaten the Promise of Roe v. Wade

Under the Trump administration, there has been a particularly ferocious effort to deny women their fundamental rights and limit access to abortion, as well as an array of other reproductive health services.

Jamila Taylor, Anusha Ravi, Lia Parada, 2 More Kate Bahn, Michele L. Jawando

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