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State Abortion Legislation in 2021 Report

State Abortion Legislation in 2021

In 2021, the United States has seen the highest number of abortion restrictions made law in a single year, and the legal context in which this newly enacted legislation will operate is particularly tenuous.

Elyssa Spitzer, Nora Ellmann

A Proactive Abortion Agenda Report
A volunteer waits for patients outside Jackson Women's Health Organization, the last abortion clinic in Mississippi, on April 5, 2018, in Jackson. (Getty/AFP/Brendan Smialowski)

A Proactive Abortion Agenda

Policymakers must go beyond baseline legal protections to treat abortion as the essential health care service it is, ensuring meaningful access to abortion for all and removing barriers put in place to circumvent Roe v. Wade.

Jamille Fields Allsbrook, Nora Ellmann

Women Have Paid the Price for Trump’s Regulatory Agenda Report

Women Have Paid the Price for Trump’s Regulatory Agenda

The Trump administration has issued dozens of regulations that have threatened women’s progress and cost them billions—revealing a fundamental disregard for women.

Osub Ahmed, Shilpa Phadke, Diana Boesch

The Urgent Case for Permanent Paid Leave Report
 (The dome of U.S. Capitol building is seen on January 16, 2020, Washington, D.C.)

The Urgent Case for Permanent Paid Leave

Policymakers must consider lessons learned from the emergency paid leave laws passed in response to the coronavirus pandemic in order to design national, permanent paid leave policies that ensure racial, gender, and economic equity and meet the needs of families.

Diana Boesch

State Actions Undermining Abortion Rights in 2020 Report

State Actions Undermining Abortion Rights in 2020

Despite wins in the courts, abortion rights remain under attack and out of reach for many in the United States.

Nora Ellmann

Ensuring Domestic Violence Survivors’ Safety Report

Ensuring Domestic Violence Survivors’ Safety

Existing support systems for domestic violence survivors are proving inadequate during the pandemic and point to the need for a stronger nationwide infrastructure connecting survivors to vital supports and services.

Robin Bleiweis, Osub Ahmed

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