Abortion Access Dealt Major Blow in Health Insurance Reform Bill

In an unprecedented and devastating blow to abortion access in the United States, the House soundly approved (240-194) an amendment to the health care insurance reform bill that basically ensures that all women obtaining insurance through the new insurance exchange will not have coverage for an abortion procedure.

Affordable Birth Control

In 2005 Congress unintentionally sent birth control prices skyrocketing with a flawed provision in a bill, low income women and college students have had additional barriers to accessing affordable birth control in the United States. Congress stood up for women’s health by including the fix for affordable birth control in the Omnibus Appropriations Act.