Archive for October, 2014

Oct 02, 2014

Hyde Amendment hurts low-income women by Melissa Kwon

Published in the MinnPost By Melissa Kwon 09/30/14 This week marks the 38th anniversary of Congress first passing the Hyde Amendment, which bars Medicaid from covering abortion care. This ban, enacted annually through the federal appropriations process, makes abortion unaffordable and often pushes it out of reach for women who are on Medicaid. Just as […]

Oct 02, 2014

AP(eye) on the Hill – October 2014

San Francisco leads the way against abortion bans that target AAPI women! On September 16th, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors passed a resolution condemning “sex-selective abortion bans” for discriminating against Asian American women and restricting access to reproductive health. NAPAWF worked with Board President Supervisor David Chiu to craft the language of the resolution […]