Heidi Williamson

Heidi Williamson is the Senior Policy Analyst for the Women’s Health and Rights Program at the Center for American Progress.  You can follow Heidi on Twitter @htwilliamson and the women’s health and rights program @CAPWomen.

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Monday, February 29, 2016
A Cautionary Tale from Texas for Low-Income Women in Ohio
Last week, Governor John Kasich signed a bill into law that defunds Planned Parenthood in Ohio. If the current state of affairs in Texas is any indication, low-income women in Ohio are about to see their economic security plummet. In 2011, the Texas state legislature barred Planned Parenthood from...
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Thursday, January 22, 2015
Roe Should Be a Reality for All, Not Just for a Wealthy Few
Today is the anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the 1973 landmark Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion in the U.S. The decision did not simply affirm a woman’s right to terminate a pregnancy, it ensured safe services for all women seeking an abortion. Forty-two years later, we no longer have the...
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