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Viewpoints: White House Policy On Family Planning Compromises Doctors’ First Amendment Rights; Lessons For Americans From Finland On Mental Health

Editorial pages focus on these health topics and others. The Hill: Our First Amendment Rights Are Under Assault With The Global Gag Rule Research shows that without access to basic reproductive health care, women can’t thrive economically. Expanding contraceptive use improves women’s agency, education and labor force participation. Yet across Africa, there is an unmet… Read More »

The journey toward the Equal Rights Amendment began decades ago, but activists say the finish line is in sight

Bills are being introduced in state capitals to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment, an addition to the Constitution that would explicitly protect women’s rights and prohibit discrimination on the basis of sex, according to proponents. It was introduced to Congress in 1923, but the crusade didn’t gain real traction until the women’s movement took hold… Read More »