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  • Ten Thousand Miles for Reproductive Justice

    Kicking off in Los Angeles, California on August 9th, the All* Above All Be Bold Road Trip began its month-long, cross-country journey through 12 cities and eight states.

  • Missouri Politicians Should Stay Out of the Exam Room

    The Missouri Legislature is just hours away from deciding if politics will once again trump medicine.

  • Protecting Access to Medication Abortion: A Good Option for Women

    Women's health care has targeted medication abortion since it became available in the U.S. over the past decade and a half ago.

  • Women's Equality Matters

    Today, women across the country still routinely face inequality at home, at work and throughout society. And too often, the issues we care most about seem not to matter.

  • Oklahomans Fight Back

    Oklahomans pride themselves on the way our citizens pull together in emergencies and tragedies. But many residents, unfortunately, also like to call ours the most conservative state.

  • Making History for Women and Families

    At the National Partnership, we couldn’t be more inspired to make history on the issues of paramount importance to women and their families.

  • When You Marginalize Women’s Health, You Sanction Inequality

    This week, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument in two cases brought by for-profit corporations challenging the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) birth control benefit, which requires that health plans include coverage for contraception – a basic health service that 99 percent of women use at some point in their lives.

  • Standing Up for Women and Families in 2014

    With demand on the rise for measures that will make our country more healthy, fair and family friendly, the National Partnership convened a special congressional briefing to discuss the policies women and families want this year.

  • The Fight for Women’s Health in Louisiana Continues

    On February 4, dozens of allies met on the steps of the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) in Baton Rouge to do something that we rarely get to do on the harsh battlefield of reproductive justice work in Louisiana – celebrate a victory.

  • McCullen v. Coakley

    On January 15th, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in McCullen v. Coakley, a case challenging the Massachusetts Buffer Zone Law.

  • Congress Must Heed the President's Historic Call for Paid Leave, Fair Pay and a Stronger Health Care System

    President Obama's State of the Union address was a compelling call for a more fair and family friendly nation. 

  • Our Bodies, Our Lives, Our Decisions: Albuquerque Communities Respect Decisions About Abortion

    “Mija, I think that a woman should make her own decision about abortion for herself. It’s her body and no one is in her shoes to decide for her.” These are the words of my father, a proud immigrant from Michoacán, Mexico, a domestic worker, a brother to five sisters and a father to three daughters.

  • Taking Bold Action to Lift Abortion Coverage Bans: States and Cities Lead the Way

    Nestled in the Appalachian mountains, Charleston, West Virginia wouldn’t at first glance seem to have much in common with Cerritos College, a predominantly Latino community college with its campus in Los Angeles...

  • Youth Activism for Sex Education

    As educators, advocates, and allies of sexual health, we often ask ourselves why we are still having conversations about the implementation and support of comprehensive sexuality education for young people across the nation.

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    A Day to Remember, A March That Must Continue

    On August 28, 1963, hundreds of thousands of men and women came together in Washington, D.C., for the historic March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. Fifty years later, the march continues.

  • One Step Closer to Equity for Peace Corps Volunteers

    Here's a fact that may surprise you: Women who work for the Peace Corps at its headquarters in Washington, D.C. and women who volunteer for the Peace Corps and serve overseas receive different health care coverage from the federal government.

  • Following Governor Perry’s Lead

    Over the course of several months, the North Carolina House of Representatives has launched a series of attacks on a woman’s right to choose, passing several bills that seek to limit access to abortion.

  • Medication Abortion Restrictions Hurt My Patients

    As a practicing physician in St. Louis, Missouri, I provide comprehensive reproductive care to my patients.

  • Progress on Women's Reproductive Rights Last week, after a pro-choice president was sworn in for a second term and as we celebrated the 40th anniversary of the landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling in Roe v. Wade, something pretty spectacular happened.
  • An Overdue Step in the Right Direction The National Partnership is proud to have been part of a coalition that worked tirelessly - and successfully - to repeal an unjust and discriminatory ban on abortion services for women serving our country in the armed forces.
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