Crisis Pregnancy Centers: A Legislative Crisis

Often getting women in the door of their facilities under the guise of free pregnancy tests and free ultrasounds, crisis pregnancy centers, on their face, don’t look all that bad. However, inside those doors, women are often faced with highly anti-choice propaganda from people who they may have mistakenly misunderstood to be medical professionals or doctors who could help them in their times of need.

Planned Parenthood files lawsuit seeking license to provide abortions to women in New Orleans

Last week, Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast (PPGC), which operates two clinics in Louisiana, filed a lawsuit against the Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) for it’s unconstitutional attempts to prevent the clinics from providing comprehensive reproductive healthcare services, including abortion. Lift Louisiana fully supports this challenge, which is now the fifth lawsuit pending against LDH’s burdensome and unconstitutional attacks on reproductive health and abortion providers.

LBP on Medicaid work requirements

Gov. John Bel Edwards said this week that his administration is "actively working" to develop a work requirement plan for able-bodied Medicaid recipients. The governor's announcement came on the same week that President Donald Trump's administration announced that it would start approving such plans, which had never before been allowed in the Medicaid program.

We are marching again...

The 2017 Women's Marches across the country began a wave of activism that this country has not seen in decades. We are now sponsoring the 2018 New Orleans Women's March to show that the fight is no where near over.

Emergency Contraception (EC)

Emergency contraception is birth control that you use after you have had unprotected sex—if you did not use birth control or your regular birth control failed. Emergency contraception should be used as soon as possible within three to five days after unprotected sex to prevent pregnancy. ECPs are more effective the sooner you take them. Emergency contraception does not work if you are already pregnant.

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Lobby Day 2018: Justice for Louisiana Women


Please Save the Date for the Justice for Louisiana Women Lobby Day 2018

This legislative advocacy day educates Louisiana residents, students and professionals about important legislation affecting Louisiana's women, their families and their communities. This is a great opportunity to learn more about the legislative process and get a "hands-on" lobbying experience of talking with state legislators about important policy issues.