In Our Own Voice

Black Women respond to the State of the Union Address and applaud Stacey Abrams’ leadership

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FEB 6, 2019
Contact:
Loretta Kane (917-410-7242 or loretta@caminopr.com)

Statement of In Our Own Voice: National Black Women’s Reproductive Justice Agenda Vice President Jessica Pinckney
WASHINGTON — Yesterday, President Trump delivered the State of the Union address and Stacey Abrams gave the Democratic response. In Our Own Voice: National Black Women’s Reproductive Justice Agenda Vice President for Government Affairs Jessica Pinckney issued the following statement in response to the speeches:
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Black women applaud Pennsylvania injunction to 
stop rollback of birth control coverage

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
JAN 14, 2019

Contact: Loretta Kane (917-410-7242 or loretta@caminopr.com)

Statement of In Our Own Voice President and CEO Marcela Howell

WASHINGTON –– Today, a federal court in Pennsylvania granted a nationwide injunction blocking the Trump administration’s attack on birth control. Last year, the administration announced new rules to eliminate guaranteed birth control coverage with no out-of-pocket costs under the Affordable Care Act.

The nationwide injunction comes on the heels of yesterday’s California court injunction covering 13 states and Washington, D.C. The Trump administration rules would allow employers to refuse birth control coverage if they have a moral or religious objection. These injunctions block implementation of the rule while the Pennsylvania and California cases continue to be litigated.

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