Reproductive Health Access Project

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Feb 08

Save the date for the Rally to Protect Abortion Access

On Wednesday, March 2, 2016, the Supreme Court will be hearing the case Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt and the Reproductive Health Access Project plans to be there to show our support! We hope you will too. Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt (formerly known as Whole Women’s Health v. Cole) will determine whether the state of Texas can place burdensome restrictions…

Jan 28

Ongoing RHAP Research Report

This past year, we have focused on expanding our research and evaluation efforts to improve our programs while simultaneously continuing to support several ongoing research projects that help contribute to our mission and work. One of our longest, ongoing research projects has helped build our Reproductive Health Access Network. Every spring, we conduct a survey…

Jan 21

5 Advocacy Actions to Watch in 2016

The Reproductive Health Access Project supports the reproductive health, rights, and justice work that our sister organizations do whenever we can, so that we can all move forward together in our allied mission to expand access to reproductive health care. One of the ways that we do this is by signing on to and participating…

Jan 15

Religious Freedom Day

The relationship between religion and medical practice has created a strange environment within which I provide medical care. Talk of religion happens early and often. Every staff meeting starts with religious reflections and my clinic has been blessed by a nun. I had to sign an employment contract that said I would uphold Catholic ethics.…

Jan 14

2015 Network Round-Up

2015 was an exciting year for the Reproductive Health Access Network! In the past twelve months, the Network grew from approximately 650 members across 35 states to 925 members in 41 states, Washington D.C., and Canada. To reflect the current reproductive health care landscape, in late 2014 we broadened the scope of the Network to…

Jan 05

Looking Ahead to 2016

There is a lot at stake for reproductive health in 2016. In the spring the Supreme Court will hear two cases, Whole Women’s Health v. Cole and Zubik v. Burwell, the outcomes of which will either further limit or expand access to abortion and contraceptive care. And, this year’s presidential election will certainly boil down…

Dec 22

Spotlight on a Donor: Virginia Sobol

As a life-long feminist, Virginia Sobol has always supported reproductive rights, but working full-time throughout her career in marketing and corporate communications, she had very little time to pursue this passion. Then in 2012, she decided to work part-time, consulting for small real estate firms. This opened up a lot more time to focus on…