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Michigan Capitol LOCKDOWN! In the Last Days of Legislative Session, Michigan Politicians Take Extreme Measures to Attack Women’s Heath

Michigan Capitol LOCKDOWN! In the Last Days of Legislative Session, Michigan Politicians Take Extreme Measures to Attack Women’s Heath

By Elissa Berger, Advocacy and Policy Counsel, ACLU at 3:20pm
Some politicians in Michigan are at it again – they are pushing a revised version of the sweeping anti-abortion bill that could threaten to close women’s health care centers. We beat back this bill before and now it is urgent these state lawmakers hear from us once more.
A Reminder We Didn't Need from Missouri: Women's Health is Under Attack

A Reminder We Didn't Need from Missouri: Women's Health is Under Attack

By Elissa Berger, Advocacy and Policy Counsel, ACLU at 2:35pm

Do we need another reminder about how state legislatures are a key battleground for women's health? Or about how so many politicians are out of touch? We do not. But we got one anyway.

Yesterday, the Missouri legislature voted to override Governor…

Move Over Mississippi: Michigan is the Latest State Vying to Shut Down All Abortion Clinics

Move Over Mississippi: Michigan is the Latest State Vying to Shut Down All Abortion Clinics

By Elissa Berger, Advocacy and Policy Counsel, ACLU at 4:36pm

As you may have heard, Mississippi passed a law earlier this year, which was explicitly designed to shut down the only health care center in the entire state where a woman can get a safe, legal abortion.  In passing the law, some politicians made…

Reproductive Health Victory in Kansas? Say that Again?

Reproductive Health Victory in Kansas? Say that Again?

By Elissa Berger, Advocacy and Policy Counsel, ACLU at 2:10pm

The Kansas legislature is not known for being friendly to women’s health. Just last year, the Kansas legislature took away family planning and reproductive health services in an effort to defund Planned Parenthood and prohibited women from purchasing…

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