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Action Alert: 20-week abortion ban is another nail in the coffin of Roe v. Wade

After passage of a similar bill in the House, Lindsey Graham has introduced a 20-week abortion ban in the Senate. Trump has said he will sign such a bill. According to medical professionals, the premise upon which these bills are based is not supported by reliable evidence or respected medical research

Posted in News and Alerts, Women's Reproductive Rights

Action Alert: Another Reason to Oppose Graham-Cassidy – It Continues to Undermine Women’s Health Coverage

 Issues: As with previous ACA repeal bills, Cassidy-Graham essentially bans Planned Parenthood from getting Medicaid reimbursements for one year. Planned Parenthood clinics use Medicaid dollars for a variety of healthcare services including cancer screenings and birth control. Medicaid dollars already can’t

Posted in News and Alerts, Women's Reproductive Rights

Action Alert: Tell McMaster: Don’t cut public funding for health care providers

In what appears to be a politically motivated move to further restrict abortion in South Carolina, Governor McMaster has issued an executive order that has the potential to limit access to a wide range of  health services for low-income citizens.

Posted in News and Alerts, Women's Reproductive Rights

Action Alert: #PinkOut Day of Action for Planned Parenthood – June 21, 2017

Funding for Planned Parenthood (PP) is under serious threat. As the senate finalizes their health care bill, they need to be reminded of all the people who will loose essential health care services if PP centers are forced to close.

Posted in Women's Reproductive Rights

Meeting Minutes: Women’s Reproductive Rights – June 8, 2017

Pam discussed the impact of House Health Bill and pending Senate Health Bill on Women’s healthcare specifically and referred to the Action Alert. When we call MOCs about Healthcare legislation  we should highlight the disproportionate impact on women.

Posted in News and Alerts, Women's Reproductive Rights