Real people are facing real harm. The Trump-Pence administration is issuing policy after policy designed to roll back our civil rights and access to health care. We're tracking the impact, or real-life effects, of these policies on women, immigrants, and LGBTQ people. Here's a look at how those efforts are affecting individuals and families across the United States.
Trump’s unethical “gag rule” would dismantle Title X, the one federal program meant to ensure that people with low incomes have access to affordable reproductive care.
Trump tries to gut the Affordable Care Act’s requirement that employers cover birth control.
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) redefines life as beginning at conception.
The Trump-Pence administration rescinds anti-discrimination protections for LGBTQ people.
The administration signals to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.
Important health care information is quietly being censored or altogether erased from government resources.
Medicaid, the nation's largest provider of reproductive health coverage, is repeatedly under attack.
Brett Kavanaugh, who opposes Roe v. Wade and women’s constitutional right to access abortion, is appointed by President Trump and confirmed to the U.S. Supreme Court.
Trump reinstates and expands the global gag rule, which restricts access to abortion and denies lifesaving health care to women in developing countries.
The administration bans the U.S. from giving funds to the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), which provides global reproductive health services.
The administration illegally slashes funding for sex education programs and shifts toward abstinence-only programming.
Trump wants to narrow the legal definition of gender.
The Department of Justice revokes civil rights protections for transgender students.
The administration continually tries to block patients from care at Planned Parenthood health centers.
Trump and former Attorney General Jeff Sessions sharply increase efforts to separate immigrant families at the U.S.-Mexico border.
A harmful "family detention rule" would let the U.S. government jail immigrant children indefinitely.
President Trump is rapidly filling the courts with conservative judges whose rulings could restrict our rights and freedoms for generations.
The administration moves to roll back Title IX protections for survivors of sexual assault and harassment at schools.
New rules would let employers and universities refuse to provide health insurance coverage for birth control.
Proposed health insurance rules could make it nearly impossible for people to get coverage for abortion through the Affordable Care Act.
The Department of Health and Human Services encourages health care providers to use their personal beliefs to deny patients basic health care.
The government tries to make it harder for refugees who are fleeing domestic violence to qualify for asylum in the U.S.
A temporary executive order aims to severely restrict asylum options for immigrants who enter the United States.
A new policy could deny legal status to immigrants who use public benefits — forcing them to choose between keeping their families together or getting food and health care.
The administration tries to add a citizenship question to the 2020 Census.
The administration begins detaining pregnant immigrant women during their immigration proceedings.
The Office of Refugee Resettlement denies every known request for abortion from young immigrant women in its custody.