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Shaina Goodman

From the desk of ... Shaina Goodman

Standing Up for Scientific Integrity

Over the past couple of years, the Trump administration has aggressively sidelined science in policymaking – whether by suppressing or misrepresenting evidence, undermining federal grants, or selecting unqualified and conflicted appointees to lead agencies and programs. As a result, our nation’s public health and well-being are suffering.


From the desk of ... Lauren Paulk

Mid-Term Elections Limit Abortion for Some While Ensuring Access for Others

November 9, 2018 | Reproductive Health

Tuesday’s elections brought some mixed results around abortion rights. While Oregon turned out in a big way to reaffirm abortion access for everyone regardless of income, a majority of West Virginia and Alabama voters paved the way for increased abortion restrictions in both states. As with all abortion restrictions, these measures will have the most impact on low-income women, young women, and women of color in these three states.


From the desk of ... Nikita Mhatre

Why the Right to Vote Is a Reproductive Justice Issue

November 5, 2018 | Reproductive Health

At a time where reproductive rights face an existential threat from nearly all levels of government, voting can help ensure a future where all women have access to the reproductive health care they need.


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