Busy day today, but I wanted to draw people's attentions to a few items:
Groundbreaking Bill Integrates Pregnancy and Violence Prevention Strategies for Young People of Color
The “Communities of Color Teenage Pregnancy Prevention Act,” HR 2678, recognizes that a broader approach is needed to address teen pregnancy in communities of color, including the role coercion and violence plays in unintended pregnancy, and invests in getting young people of color the information and skills they need to build healthy relationships. It further addresses the need among racial or ethnic minority and immigrant communities for culturally appropriate information and education on issues of reproductive and sexual health.
Know Your Rights: A Conference Call for Pregnant and Parenting Students!
Wednesday, August 10, 3pm Eastern
Pregnant and parenting students have a right to equal educational opportunities! Interested? Get more information about protections for students against discrimination.
Court: No tax-funded abortion in healthcare law
"Whether it is possible, under contingent circumstances, that at some point in the future, upon the execution of x, y, and z, that the [Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act] would not prevent taxpayer funded abortion is entirely different from providing for 'tax-payer funded abortion,'" the opinion states. "The express language of the PPACA does not provide for tax-payer funded abortion. That is a fact, and it is clear on its face."