The Senate is Safer for Women

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Following on the heels of terrible House action against women’s health, the Senate is proving to be a safer place for women. Working on the funding bill for the State Department and U.S. foreign assistance programs, today the Senate Appropriations Committee repudiated the negative action recently taken in the House.  The overall funding levels in […]

The House is Not a Safe Space for Women

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Leaving no stone unturned, women’s health opponents are working again to eliminate funding for international family planning and reproductive health programs, as well as funding to UNFPA, the global agency that supports a breadth of reproductive health services for women in extreme poverty in more than 140 countries.  The funding bill for the State Department […]

A Noteworthy Step in Support of American Women’s Health

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In a rare moment of a House Republican taking leadership in support of women’s health, Rep. Robert Dold (R-IL) introduced a bill that would prohibit discrimination against a hospital, clinic, or other health care provider based upon that provider’s provision of abortion care.  Basically this means that these entities can receive public funds to provide […]