US Health Services Nominee Alex Azar’s Reproductive Health Dilemma

A draft strategic plan for the Department of Health and Human Services represents yet another egregious effort under this Administration to roll back women’s and girls’ human rights. Tom Price's successor now has the opportunity to abandon this strategic plan, and pursue programs based on what is known to work and improve the lives of women.

Repealing Controversial 'Right of Conscience' Rule

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) filed a proposal to rescind in its entirety a harmful regulation put in place by outgoing President Bush. The Bush Administration regulation expanded the federal refusal or “conscience” clause that would limit patients access to contraceptives, tubal ligations and abortion services. The desires of health care…