Emily Crockett

Freelance reporter

Emily Crockett is a staff writer for Vox and a freelance reporter covering gender issues.

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Yesterday, President Trump signed the law allowing states to block federal funding to family planning clinics that offer abortions.

With newly signed law, family planning clinics could lose federal funds

Yesterday, President Trump signed the law allowing states to block federal funding to family planning clinics that offer abortions.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Senate Republicans took aim at Planned Parenthood yesterday in a vote that unfolded like a House of Cards episode.

Making it easier for states to defund Planned Parenthood

Senate Republicans took aim at Planned Parenthood yesterday in a vote that unfolded like a House of Cards episode.

from To the Point

Nearly 180,000 women are expected to march on Saturday, but what are they marching for?

Ahead of the Women’s March on Washington, are women united?

Nearly 180,000 women are expected to march on Saturday, but what are they marching for?

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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