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Latinas affirm support of contraceptive coverage for all women

Reversal of contraception coverage would harm Latinas

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Texas Strips Planned Parenthood of Medicaid Funding Amid Dire Women’s Health Crisis

Latest attack will cut off access to essential care for thousands in the state’s hardest-hit communities.
 

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Latina Advocates Reject Conservative Effort to Advance Draconian Bill So-Called “Stop Sanctuary Policies and Protect Americans Act”

Anti-immigrant proposal criminalizes immigrant women and families, weakens communities

WASHINGTON — Latina advocates across the country reject another conservative effort to advance an anti-immigrant bill that wrongfully seeks to criminalize an entire community. The proposed measure, S. 2146, withholds critical federal funding to cities and localities that limit collaboration with immigration enforcement authorities, and would require excessive and costly mandatory minimum sentences under immigration law.

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Latina Health Advocates Applaud the Introduction of the “Exchange Inclusion for a Healthy America Act of 2015”

WASHINGTON, DC— Today, the National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health (NLIRH) applauds the leadership of Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-IL) for the introduction of the “Exchange Inclusion for a Healthy America Act of 2015,”  legislation that would expand health care access for millions of families, regardless of immigration status. ​

Jessica González-Rojas, executive director of NLIRH, issued the following statement:​

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Latina Advocates Condemn 39 Years of Reproductive Injustice

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Senate Votes Down 20-Week Abortion Ban that would Threaten Latina Health

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today members of the Senate voted down a bill that, if enacted, would ban all abortions after 20 weeks with only narrow and inadequate exceptions. The National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health (NLIRH) and 31 reproductive justice organizations sent a letter to the Senate opposing the ban that would have disproportionately harmed women of color, LGBTQ individuals, young people, and low income and rural communities. 
 

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Women of color, including Latinas, unite in opposition to 20-week abortion ban

Reproductive justice organizations call on representatives to reject bill that would hurt women and families

Washington, D.C. — Today, the National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health (NLIRH), along with 31 reproductive justice organizations, sent a letter to the U.S. Senate opposing HR 36, which would ban abortion after 20 weeks, disproportionately harming women of color, LGBTQ individuals, young people, and low income and rural communities. 

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Texas Latinas to Rally Against Arrest of Blanca Borrego

Activists gather at clinic's headquarters to demand policy change

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Texas Latina is Arrested at Gynecologist's Office

Arrest raises troubling questions about privacy and human rights
 

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Latina Advocates Welcome SCOTUS Review of Texas Clinic Shutdown Laws

Laws’ greatest impact is felt by Latinas, immigrant women

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