Several Feminist Majority Foundation staff members in DC headed to the Supreme Court last Wednesday to join the Stand With Pregnant Workers Rally in support of Peggy Young.
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I personally take birth control not to control my reproduction, but for medical reasons. I’m not alone. And when my opportunities to access affordable birth control are threatened, so is my ability to lead a happy and healthy life.
I officially have an illness. What will this illness mean when I go to the doctor?
Nancy Pelosi facilitates discussion on the Affordable Care Act and its reaching impact! (And I get to shake her hand!)
Yesterday, the preventive health services portion of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), or Obamacare, went into effect. The PPACA states that birth control is in fact a preventive health service, therefore requiring insurance companies to cover it without co-pays or deductibles. This means birth control with no co-pays y’all! This is a […]
Yesterday the FMF summer interns donned our pink “This is What a Feminist Looks Like” t-shirts, grabbed our rally signs, and marched through the thick D.C. heat to the steps of the Supreme Court, ready to show support for Obamacare. We joined other women’s rights activists from Planned Parenthood, NARAL Pro-Choice America, National Nurses United, […]
By Cindy Pearson, co-founder of Raising Women’s Voices for the Health Care We Need For the 13th #HERvotes blog carnival, we’re celebrating National Women’s Health Week. The federal government launched National Women’s Health Week ten years ago in an effort to improve women’s health by building awareness about things like exercise, healthy eating and the […]
by Lindsay Yancich, NOW Government Relations Intern March is National Women’s History Month as well as the second anniversary of the Affordable Care Act. Women everywhere and of all ages are coming forward to talk about how the Affordable Care Act has improved their lives both medically and financially. I, myself, can attest to how […]
We’ve all seen the picture. We know what’s wrong. It’s obvious. So obvious, in fact that it’s unbelievable that the Majority members of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform didn’t see a problem with having a panel of five men to talk about birth control coverage! Even after the President announced implementation that […]