ASRM 2021 Advocacy Activities Report

(Updated 2-17-2022)
  • DATE
  • 12/13/2021
    Submitted Amicus brief on Isaacson v. Brnovich in conjunction with ACOG
    Two abortion restrictions in AZ: reason restriction prohibiting a physician from providing an abortion if they know that the patient is seeking to end their pregnancy because of a fetal genetic abnormality, as well as a personhood provision altering the definition of a “person” under AZ law to include a fetus or embryo at any gestational age
  • 12/3/2021
    Advocated in conjunction with Americans United for Separation of Church and State
    Rescinding George W. Bush-era rule, put into place by Trump, allowing federal contractors to discriminate against employees in the name of religion
  • 11/17/2021
    Signed on letter with APHA to House and Senate Appropriations Committee
    Urged Congress to include at least the House-passed level of $10.5 B for CDC in any final FY 2022 appropriations package
  • 11/9/2021
    Aided Rep. Carolyn Maloney in crafting Access to Birth Control Act
    The Access to Birth Control Act would require pharmacists to comply with certain commonsense requirements regarding the provision of contraceptives. Introduced with Senator Booker November 17th to coincide with #ThxBirthControl social media posts
  • 11/5/2021
    Submitted Amicus brief to the seventh circuit with ACOG 
    Concerning Whole Women's Health v Rokita
  • 11/4/2021
    Submitted Letter with March of Dimes to House and Senate Appropriations
    Letter in support of higher funding for NICHD
  • 11/4/2021
    Submitted Letter with RESOLVE and Fertility Within Reach to Senate Chair Eldridge, House Chair Day, and members of the Judiciary committee
    Letter in support of MA S.1133/H.1714, Massachusetts Parentage Act
  • 11/4/2021
    Submitted Letter with RESOLVE and Fertility Within Reach to Senate Chair Crighton, House Chair Murphy, and members of the Joint Committee on Financial Services committee
    Letter in support of MA S.640/H.1116, Fertility Preservation Bill
  • 11/2/2021
    To provide at least $46.4 billion for NIH as included in HR 4502 and fund the Advanced Research Projects Agency for Health in addition to the NIH

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