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A Major Advancement in Health Care Reform - Next Step Must Meet Women's Reproductive Health Care Needs

Posted by | Posted on: November 08, 2009 at 12:58 pm

Last night, the House voted 220 to 215 to pass the Affordable Health Care for America Act (H.R.3962).

The following is a statement by Marcia D. Greenberger, Co-President of the National Women's Law Center (NWLC):

"NWLC is both gratified that the House passed this vitally important reform for women and their families, and outraged that anti-choice forces would use this major advance to subvert essential health care for women by taking away women's ability to purchase coverage for abortion care with their own funds in the health insurance exchanges.

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Vote Coming Soon - Reproductive Health at Risk in Health Reform

Posted by Judy Waxman, Vice President for Health and Reproductive Rights | Posted on: November 06, 2009 at 10:49 pm

by Judy Waxman, Vice President for Health and Reproductive Rights, 
National Women's Law Center 

At this very moment, women’s health care coverage hangs in the balance. Anti-choice Members of Congress are trying to include language in health care reform that will take away insurance coverage for abortion that millions of women currently have.

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Unemployment Rises, Especially Among Single Moms, but Some Help Is on the Way

Posted by Joan Entmacher, Vice President for Family Economic Security | Posted on: November 06, 2009 at 06:35 pm

by Joan Entmacher, Vice President for Family Economic Security,
and Valerie Norton, Public Policy Fellow,
National Women's Law Center

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Unemployment Insurance Extended

Posted by Joan Entmacher, Vice President for Family Economic Security | Posted on: November 06, 2009 at 04:40 pm

by Joan Entmacher, Vice President for Family Economic Security,
National Women's Law Center

We have great news! This week, the Senate voted 98-0 in support of helping struggling families by passing a desperately needed extension of unemployment benefits. Yesterday, the bill passed the House 403-12 — and President Obama is expected to sign the bill today.

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