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Lift Louisiana Opposed the Trump Administration's "Gag Rule"

On Tuesday July 31st, the US Department of Health and Human Services will stop taking public comments on their proposed “gag rule” that prohibits doctors and other health care providers that participate in the nation’s Title X family planning program from even talking about abortion care with their patients. 

Lift Louisiana has submitted substantive comments on behalf of Louisiana's women, their families and their communities. You can read them here.

Louisiana Women’s Rights Hang in Balance as Trump Announces Supreme Court Nominee

NEW ORLEANS, LA—July 10, 2018—Monday night the President announced Judge Brett Kavanaugh, from the federal appeals court in the D.C. Circuit, as his nominee to fill the vacancy on the U.S. Supreme Court following Justice Kennedy’s retirement at the end of this month. The President made his selection based on a list of candidates provided by conservative organizations with an agenda that includes restricting abortion access. The President also made clear in prior statements that his pick for the Supreme Court will vote to overturn Roe v. Wade.