Events & Action

Abortion rally draws over 1,000 to Orlando for Yes On 4 kickoff

Danielle Tallafuss spoke through tears Saturday afternoon as she recounted to hundreds of people the difficult decision to have an abortion. The Oviedo resident had been counting down the days in 2020 until the birth of her son, Nathaniel. Then a scan around week 20 of her pregnancy revealed he had a genetic defect called hypoplastic left heart syndrome.
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More Kansans need help paying for abortions, but aid groups are getting fewer donations

"More than a year after abortion became illegal in many parts of the U.S., the nonprofit that helps Kansans pay for abortions says demand for financial assistance continues to grow. The Kansas Abortion Fund works directly with clinics that provide abortions, which refer patients who need help paying for medications and surgical procedures that can stretch into the thousands of dollars. In 2022, the fund doled out $111,473 to 431 Kansas residents to help cover the costs of abortions at clinics in and out of the state. Eleven months into 2023, the group has more than doubled both the amount…
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Whitmer to call for passage of the ‘Reproductive Health Act’ in Wednesday speech

"Dems want repeal of ‘dangerous and unnecessary’ laws restricting abortion care After Michigan voters resoundingly passed Proposition 3 in the November 2022 election, enshrining the right to abortion and other reproductive health care in the state constitution, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is slated on Wednesday to champion soon-to-be-introduced legislation that would repeal laws restricting Michiganders’ access to abortion. A longtime advocate of abortion rights whose reelection in November was attributed in part to voters’ support for..."
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HHS Awards $23 Million to Support Evidence-Based Teen Pregnancy Prevention Programs

"The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), through the Office of Population Affairs (OPA), is announcing approximately $23 million in funding to foster innovation, provide new research, and expand the evidence to support and advance equity in the Teen Pregnancy Prevention (TPP) program. The TPP program is a national, competitive program that provides funding to replicate and scale evidence-based programs and develop and evaluate new and innovative approaches to prevent unintentional teen pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections (STIs) among adolescents, promote positive youth development, and advance equity in adolescent health. 'Our TPP program provides new research on innovative…
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