You’ve heard the stats. Women on average make 80 cents for every dollar a man makes and the gap is even worse for women of color. The United States is the only industrialized nation in the world that doesn’t provide paid maternity leave. So what’s Donald Trump doing about it? He’s actually making things worse.
You might know that 99 percent of sexually active women have used some form of birth control. But, when it comes to birth control, Donald Trump doesn’t think women can make decisions for themselves. Reports say he’s planning to change the law so employers can decide if they want birth control included in the insurance plans they offer their employees. Do you want to talk to your boss about your method of birth control? Didn’t think so. But if Trump is successful, your boss could soon decide the fate of your ability to get the type of contraception you are comfortable with.
The Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, has improved the lives of millions. It’s also responsible for improving women’s health care. But if Donald Trump has his way, all of that progress will get thrown away. Donald Trump is dead set on repealing the law. He claims he’ll sign any bill repealing Obamacare if it makes it to his desk, no . But here’s what’s worse: Donald Trump is also willing to sabotage the ACA by strangling vital funding if Congress can’t pass his plan to repeal it.
President Trump’s latest anti-choice judicial nominee Gregory Katsas before his first Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing. If confirmed Katsas would serve as United States Circuit Judge for the District of Columbia, which is well known as a “feeder” to the Supreme Court.
You’ve probably heard that President Trump’s tax plan raises taxes on the middle class to cut taxes on the rich. But, did you know it also threatens reproductive rights?
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