The 45's anti-woman administration just issued rules that threaten reproductive health care. They're using employers' religious and moral beliefs as an excuse to discriminate and cut off access to birth control. This is a direct assault on our rights, and we have to take action NOW.
The ACA requires employers to cover birth control without a copay. It's a crucial provision that makes access to health care more viable for women. It addresses discrimination. Being able to decide whether and when to have children has a direct effect on women's abilities to control our lives regarding schooling, families, careers, and more.
But 45's rules say that virtually any employer can deny contraceptive coverage – coverage required by law – if it objects for religious or moral reasons. Trump's regulations will take effect immediately. So the ACLU is suing.
While the ACLU takes 45 on in court, we need to raise our voices and make clear that we will not allow the government to use religion as a license to discriminate.
No employer should have the right to deny an employee a benefit otherwise guaranteed by law for religious or "moral" objections. Blocking your right and access to contraception is discrimination.
- Submit a public comment and tell the Department of Health and Human Services what you think of cutting access to birth control.
- Sign Planned Parenthood's petition.
- Donate to the cause here.
Need Access to Birth Control?
- Project Ruby
- Pandia Health
- Pill Club (more than just BC)
- Planned Parenthood's online consultation
- Nurx ($15/month!)
Have Birth Control? Consider donating to Planned Parenthood.