In 1993, the League of Women Voters adopted a position calling for a basic level of quality health care at an affordable cost being available to all U.S. residents.
| Betsy Lawson
Supreme Court Decision Protects Health Care for Millions of Americans
Washington, DC – The following statement is by Elisabeth MacNamara, national President of the League of Women Voters:
“Today’s decision by the U.S. Supreme Court in Florida v. HHS upholding the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was surprising, but deeply important. This decision protects the health of millions of Americans.
It is National Women’s Health Week– and groups around the nation are taking a moment to recognize the importance of women’s health, and the impact the Affordable Care Act has had in advancing and improving women’s health.
| Jessica Jones
Local Leagues across the country have responded to recent attempts in Congress to allow employers and health plans to block contraceptive services and discriminate against women.