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Explore the links below to discover steps you can take personally to support policies that will improve health and overall wellbeing for Louisiana’s women, children, and families.

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Lift Louisiana’s legal advocacy program provides critical legal support for reproductive rights by protecting clinics from closing, protecting providers from losing their licenses, and defending people's ability to access reproductive healthcare. The legal advocacy program provides these services to eligible healthcare providers and patients using strategies developed by an advisory board of diverse legal experts.

President’s Budget is Bad for Louisiana

This week, the president unveiled his proposed budget and the news is not good for low-income Americans or Louisiana. This budget reflects this administrations lack of empathy for the millions of Americans who are struggling in poverty, which includes many families in Louisiana. We have provided a brief summary of some of the most devastating impacts of this budget below.

Guts funding for Medicaid and repeals the Affordable Care Act

USHRN Joins the UN Special Rapporteur: The Proposed ACA Repeal is a Violation of Human Rights

Last Thursday’s passage of the Republican health care plan in the House is devastating. Already marginalized communities, including communities of color, the poor, elderly, LGBTQ, people with disabilities, women, and immigrants will be most impacted by the plan. The scale of the damage that the American Health Care Act (AHCA) would cause is huge: an estimated 30 million people in the U.S. would be negatively impacted.

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Now, can you spread the word about the ways Louisiana lawmakers are turning lies into laws?

Read and share this Guttmacher Institute article! It finds Louisiana is tied for #2 in the country for the state with the most lies about abortion that have become laws.

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Stop Abortion Opponents from Turning Lies into Laws in Louisiana!

Across the country, politicians are using lies about abortion to pass laws that make it more difficult or even impossible for women to access abortion care. These laws try to prevent a woman from getting abortion care, even when that means lying to her, delaying her care, requiring unnecessary tests, making care more expensive, and shutting down reproductive health clinics.

Shamefully, a new study shows that Louisiana is tied for second place on the list of states with abortion restrictions based on lies!  

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