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Women’s groups fear Republicans will reduce access to contraception and abortion

BMJ 2016; 355 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.i6135 (Published 15 November 2016) Cite this as: BMJ 2016;355:i6135
  1. Michael McCarthy
  1. Seattle

In the wake of Donald Trump’s electoral victory that gave the Republican party control of the presidency and both chambers of Congress1 women’s health advocacy groups in the US have vowed to fight to preserve women’s access to contraceptive and abortion services.

Ilyse Hogue, president of NARAL Pro-Choice America, said that her organization would oppose any attempts by the Trump administration to limit access to abortion. “Donald Trump’s vision for America and the policies that he has proposed are a clear and present danger to …

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