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Pro-Choice Activists Scored a Huge Victory After Failed Senate Abortion Vote

The Senate has voted down a bill aimed at banning abortions after 20 weeks.
Katelyn Harrop
2.1.18
healthcare

Doctors Who Oppose Abortion and LGBT Rights Get New Government Protections

This morning, the Trump administration announced a new "civil rights" division tasked with protecting doctors who have religious objections to helping certain patients.
Kimberley Lawson
1.18.18
Rise Up

Why the #Fight4BirthControl Against Employers Opting out of Contraceptive Coverage Will Continue Well Into 2018

It’s not too late to let the federal government know you’re against the new interim final rules. Advocates are currently collecting comments from the public until midnight on December 5.
Kimberly Lawson
12.5.17
Call To Action

Join the #Fight4BirthControl to Protect Basic Health Care Now

Planned Parenthood just launched the biggest birth control campaign ever in response to unprecedented attacks to take basic coverage away.
Impact Staff
10.30.17
rights

The US Government Now Says Life Begins at Conception [Updated]

The move from health officials provides new ammo for attacks on birth control and abortion.
Susan Rinkunas
10.10.17
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Trump Administration Pulls Questions on LGBT Elderly from Crucial Surveys

LGBT advocates say the move illustrates the Trump Administration's attempt to erase elderly LGBT Americans, making it impossible to assess the extent older adults are receiving federally-funded services, including home-delivered meals, family caregiver...
Amanda Arnold
3.20.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

The Anti-Corruption Prosecutor Fired by Trump Was Investigating Health Secretary Tom Price, Report Says

Preet Bharara was apparently looking into the controversial stock trades​ Price made during his time as a Georgia congressman.
River Donaghey
3.17.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Watch Obamacare Critic Tom Price's Senate Confirmation Hearing for HHS Secretary

Trump's pick for secretary of health and human services will field questions from the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee at 10 AM EST.
VICE Staff
1.18.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Texas Abortion Clinics Have to Bury or Cremate Fetuses Now

The new rules will also require abortion providers to foot the cost, which is sometimes thousands of dollars per case.
Lauren Messman
11.29.16