The 9th Circuit Court has joined the war on young people, people of color, low income families, and all those who need quality reproductive health care with Thursday’s decision to allow the Trump Administration’s Title X Gag Rule to take effect.
Today, the Trump administration published their proposed changes to the Health Care Rights Law also known as Section 1557. The proposed changes would upend protections for transgender, non-binary, and gender non-conforming individuals, including young people, from discrimination in healthcare or health coverage.
Near-total abortion bans passed in Alabama, Georgia, and four other states, effectively outlaw abortion care. These bills do not represent a chipping away of abortion access. They are not enacting waiting periods, or mandating inane descriptions of fetuses be read to patients. These six states have effectively outlawed abortion before most people even know they are pregnant