Derek Reinbold  //  4/16/17  //  Topic Update

President Trump signed into law a bill, aimed at Planned Parenthood in particular, that allows states to deny funding to Title X clinics (NYT).

  • The new law threatens to deny access to quality, affordable health care for millions, argues Christine Grimaldi (Rewire).
  • ICYMI: Leah Litman analyzed possible legal challenges to the bill last week for Take Care.
  • A congressional bill, H.J. Res 43, that has now passed both chambers of Congress will hurt access to public health, argues the ACLU. 

Health and Human Services may effectively eliminate contraception coverage under the Affordable Care Act through redefining what constitutes women’s preventative services, argues Christine Grimaldi (Rewire).

Updates | The Week of January 22, 2018

1/28/18  //  Daily Update

Advocacy groups sued the Department of Education over its sexual assault guidance. HHS's new religious freedom division constitutes a new attack on women's health, wrote Jamille Fields at The Hill.

Updates | The Week of December 18, 2017

12/24/17  //  Daily Update

Another federal judge blocked a Trump Administration executive order that would allow employers with religious objections to refuse employee's contraceptive coverage as a part of healthcare plans.

Updates | The Week of October 30, 2017

11/5/17  //  Daily Update

Notre Dame University ended contraception coverage for students and staff after the Trump administration rolled back the contraception coverage mandate under the Affordable Care Act.