Reclaiming Our Rights: Going Proactive to End Discriminatory Abortion Restriction

The American Prospect

September 19, 2014

The debate over abortion access is longstanding, and all around the country people are fighting back regressive policies that would continue to chip away at our steadily diminishing access to reproductive health care. Now we are taking matters into our own hands. Last year, more than fifteen organizations joined URGE: Unite for Reproductive & Gender Equity to come together and made a commitment not just to defend against the tidal wave of restrictions, but to work together to actually move forward in securing support in favor of coverage of abortion by Medicaid, the health-care program funded by the federal government and the states for lower-income patients.