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May 26th, 2011
Today Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton vetoed a bill that sought to ban coverage of abortion for women who receive health insurance through the state’s Medicaid program.
"All women deserve to be healthy and safe," said Governor Dayton in a letter addressed to the state legislature. "I will not approve a bill that infringes upon a woman's Constitutionally-protected rights, discriminates against a woman because of her socio-economic status, or does not protect her health and safety."
May 5th, 2011
The National Network of Abortion Funds denounces the House vote to pass H.R. 3, “The No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act,” on Wednesday May 4.
If enacted, this bill would have a devastating impact on millions of women and families. Every woman, whether she gets her health care through a safety-net program like Medicaid or private health insurance, deserves to make her own decision about whether and when to have a baby.
May 3rd, 2011
We need to act now! The vote is finally here: on Wednesday, May 4, the House will vote on the “No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act” (H.R. 3).
April 26th, 2011
When Christina Gavin learned there was no Bowl-a-Thon in Pittsburgh, she took matters into her own hands. She and her friends are well on their way to raising $1,000 with their DIY team, Choice = Amazeballs!
Here's how she did it:
April 22nd, 2011
Massachusetts is one of just 15 states that permits state-subsidized insurance to cover abortion care. It leads the country in insuring its citizens and enacted health care reform in 2006. Theoretically, all women in Massachusetts who need an abortion should be able to get one without delay.
April 19th, 2011
As leaders working to champion the agency and leadership of young people and as social justice organizations committed to erasing health inequities and championing the reproductive rights of women who are working hard to provide for their families, the undersigned organizations are deeply troubled by the FY2011 budget that passed in the House and the Senate.
April 16th, 2011
We're heading into the biggest weekend yet for the Bowl-a-Thon as we barrel towards Tax Day--with over a thousand activists signed up to bowl coast to coast, the Second Annual Bowl-a-Thon is striking Hyde nationwide!
March 8th, 2011
We're lacing up our bowling shoes, getting ready to strike Hyde nationwide, and we want you to join us for the Second Annual National Bowl-a-Thon for Abortion Access! Because when the going gets tough, the tough GO BALLS OUT!
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6 days 13 hours ago
@Amethystars Sorry for the delay! In answer to your question, YES! Canadian cheques are most welcome. : )
6 days 14 hours ago
Following hashtag #1in3 for livetweeting of the DC vigil for #Beatriz in support of safe, legal affordable abortion.
6 days 15 hours ago