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Originally posted in Community Blog
By National Women's Law Center | Published: January 6, 2012
Arriving at the National Women’s Law Center three months ago, I never anticipated just how sustained and systemic the efforts to dismantle women’s health and reproductive rights had become. But even though I was aware of what was going on, it was only when I became involved with the issues on a daily basis where I gained a whole new perspective on just how far those who oppose reproductive rights are going in order to completely unravel women’s rights. And it got me thinking, if so many bad things can happen in just my three months here, what will 2012 look like?
By Maya | Published: February 16, 2011
TweetIt’s no secret that Planned Parenthood is under siege on a few fronts right now. As I wrote last week, the House GOP has proposed slashing all Title X family planning funding, some of which goes to Planned Parenthood clinics, and Rep. Mike Pence, emboldened by Lila Rose’s undercover videos, is introducing a bill that [...]
By Maya | Published: February 10, 2011
TweetYesterday the House Appropriations Committee released a draft list of 70 proposed spending cuts to be included in an upcoming Continuing Resolution bill. That $327M for family planning? That would be the entire Title X program–which gives clinics, such as Planned Parenthood, federal funds to provide basic health care like contraception, STD treatment, and cancer [...]