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Don’t Buy the Hype: Ending Coverage Bans is a Bipartisan Issue

By Destiny Lopez, co-director, All* Above All The Hyde Amendment—a federal ban on insurance coverage of abortion for women enrolled in Medicaid—has been in the...

The Gaping Hole in Pope Francis’ Anti-Poverty Agenda

By Jessica González-Rojas “This papacy begins with a name,” wrote Howard Chua-Eoan and Elizabeth Dias in their 2013 “Person of the Year” profile of Pope Francis for...

EACH Woman Act a Game-changer for Latinas

By Kimberly Inez McGuire As a Latina, it's easy to be cynical about politics these days. Whether we are talking about the failure of Congress to...

Federalism & Administrative Violence: A Candid Response to the End of...

The Supreme Court of the United States ruled today that DOMA (The Defense of Marriage Act) is unconstitutional in a 5-4 majority decision. A...

Attempt to Turn Back Clock in Texas Thwarted: SB 5 Dies

Early this morning a bill that could have closed all abortion clinics in Texas failed after an epic 11 hour filibuster by Democratic State...

Texas Redistricting Special Session: Latinos Set to Lose the Most

Texas Governor Rick Perry called a special legislative session at the end of May to adopt the interim redistricting maps ordered by a San...

Gosnell Trial: Coverage Lapse is Much to do About the Race...

This week began the trial of Dr. Kermit Gosnell, who ran an unsanitary and horribly filthy women’s clinic in Philadelphia and violated the law...

The End of the GOP? Latinos Overwhelmingly Prefer Democrats

While Latino immigrants tend to prefer the Democratic Party over the GOP, a new study from the Pew Research Center finds that their children...

Contraception Compromise: When Policy and Personal Overlap

Women’s rights, religious freedoms, and politics intersect constantly, but especially now. The Department of Health and Human Services announced a contraceptive compromise last Friday. The...

Gerrymandering: The Ground Game of Mobilizing Latino Voters

Democratic Congressman-elect Pete Gallego had an uphill battle in Texas’ 23rd congressional district, one which was drawn to specifically include low propensity Latino voters...