Tag: reproductive rights

Senate takes a test vote on access to contraception during election year campaign for reproductive rights.

The Senate Democrats are making a bold move in an election year by pushing forward legislation to protect women’s access to contraception. This effort is seen as a strategic move to highlight reproductive rights issues and put Republicans on record on these important issues. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and Democrats are shifting their focus […]

Trump initially expresses openness to contraception restrictions before retracting statement

Former President Donald Trump’s recent comments on contraception have sparked controversy and speculation about his stance on reproductive rights. In an interview with a Pittsburgh television station, Trump hinted at the possibility of supporting regulations on contraception, suggesting that a future Trump administration might consider imposing mandates or supporting state restrictions on access to birth […]

Nationwide movement calls for paid maternity leave for pregnant women

Paid leave for prenatal care is poised to become a national women’s health initiative, with New York leading the way as the first state to mandate a standalone entitlement to paid prenatal leave. In April, New York Governor Kathy Hochul signed an amendment to New York labor law that requires employers to provide up to […]

Democrats Push for Accountability for GOP Threats to Reproductive Rights

In an effort to unseat incumbent Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.), Democrat Lucas Kunce is centering his campaign messaging around reproductive care restrictions. Kunce’s recent ad campaign accuses Hawley of endangering reproductive care, specifically targeting in vitro fertilization (IVF). The emotional ad features a Missouri mom named Jessica who tearfully recounts her struggles with infertility and […]

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