Repealing Hyde Not Just an Issue for DC

October 7, 2019 in Blog , Reproductive Rights

By: Rep. Sheryl Cole, MPT Delia Garza, Rep. Joyce McCreight, CM Carlina Rivera Representative Sheryl Cole represents Texas District 46. Mayor Pro Tem Delia Garza represents District 2 in Southeast Austin.Representative Joyce “Jay” McCreight represents Maine District 51.Council member Carlina Rivera represents the 2nd Council District of New York City Council. The national conversation about reproductive […]

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SiX Expands Reproductive Rights Team

September 4, 2019 in Blog , Reproductive Rights

As abortion restrictions in state legislatures ramp up across the country, the SiX Reproductive Rights team is expanding.  Three new staff members join Kelly Baden, Director of Reproductive Rights, and Sophia Kerby, Deputy Director of Reproductive Rights, and will grow the power of the Reproductive Rights team to provide state lawmakers the support they need […]

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Statement from the Reproductive Freedom Leadership Council on the 46th Anniversary of Roe v. Wade

January 22, 2019 in Blog , Reproductive Rights , Uncategorized

The Reproductive Freedom Leadership Council is the only national, cross-state cohort of pro-choice state legislators in the country, with 326 members from 46 states. The RFLC is a project of State Innovation Exchange (SiX). The 46th anniversary of the United States Supreme Court’s landmark decision Roe v. Wade comes at a critical time in our […]

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SiX on Kavanaugh Vote: Believe Survivors, Reject Kavanaugh

September 28, 2018 in Press , Reproductive Rights

  WASHINGTON, D.C. — Following yesterday’s powerful testimony from Dr. Christine Blasey Ford and with action by the U.S. Senate on the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court imminent, the State Innovation Exchange (SiX), issued the following statement: “We believe survivors, stand with Dr. Ford, and join millions of Americans in opposing […]

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South Carolina State Senator Margie Bright Matthews: Legislatures Are Ground Zero in Fight for Abortion Access

September 14, 2018 in Blog , Reproductive Rights

Published in The State September 14, 2018. See the original post here. As Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearings wrap up and Roe v. Wade remains at risk, my colleagues and I in state legislatures across the country have our work cut out for us in defending the rights and reproductive health care for women and families. […]

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A New Day for Reproductive Health in New Jersey

February 23, 2018 in Blog , Reproductive Rights

By New Jersey Sen. Loretta Weinberg  The resistance is alive in the Garden State. Just a few weeks into 2018, we in New Jersey are already reversing eight years of setbacks to reproductive rights and health that former Gov. Chris Christie so outrageously spearheaded. New Jersey was one of two states, along with Washington, that […]

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Connecting the Dots: How Contraception and Abortion Insurance Coverage Ensures Economic Security for Families

February 9, 2018 in Blog , Reproductive Rights

By Agata Pelka The ability to plan, time, and space children is inextricably linked with economic opportunity, stability, and security for women and families. This is no surprise to the majority of women who report using contraception as a means to complete their education, keep or get a job, and to support themselves and their […]

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SiX Launches Reproductive Rights Program to be Led by State Policy and Advocacy Expert Kelly Baden

July 13, 2017 in Reproductive Rights , Uncategorized

This week, SiX is excited to announce a new program—led by state policy and advocacy expert Kelly Baden—that will expand our capacity to help legislators advance and defend policies that safeguard reproductive rights at the state level. As SiX’s first-ever Director of Reproductive Rights, Baden will work to fully integrate this critical issue into the work of the organization and its […]

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