Striking Down Unnecessary Regulations of Abortion Clinics

09.11.18 - (PRESS RELEASE)

Lift Louisiana took a crucial step today towards protecting women’s access to reproductive health care in Louisiana.  Attorneys working with the reproductive rights organization filed a motion asking a Louisiana court to strike down medically unnecessary regulations regarding abortion clinics.

Make a stand to #SaveSCOTUS

This week, the hearings for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh are starting. Senate Republicans are trying to ram through Kavanaugh's confirmation before his record has been fully reviewed, and we can't let them succeed.

The process has been flawed from the start. This president promised to nominate only justices who would overturn Roe v. Wade and dismantle the Affordable Care Act (ACA). We must take him at his word – and our senators should too.

Extracting Resources from Mother Earth and Restricting Resources for Women

For more than 15 years I have been an advocate for the environment AND for reproductive rights. But always one at a time. I’d attend meetings with different partners; at different places. I’d talk about coastal erosion over here with these folks; and Roe v Wade with these. Didn’t both of these issues matter? I am not just a person who lives near the toe of this boot under the annual threat to my home and my wellbeing – I am a woman living with this threat. I am a mother.

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.

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