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Curbside and ‘Drive Up’ Voting: Good for Democracy, Good for Our Health

By Emma Jelliffe  Published December 28, 2020

It was of paramount importance that states expand in person voting options through increased numbers of polling stations, including curbside and ‘drive up’ polling stations that accommodate voters who either could not access, or did not feel comfortable accessing, indoor locations. Unfortunately, this option was taken away from Alabama voters after the Supreme Court ruling that banned the use of curbside voting.


Emergency Contraceptive Standards at Universities - Why are there such discrepancies in availability of emergency contraceptives across college campuses?

By Emma Jelliffe  Published December 5, 2019

The stark reality is that many universities do not offer their students the support or access they need, and this is especially true for emergency contraceptives. It is shocking to see the broad range of emergency contraceptive access that exists across college campuses - from no access at all to 24/7 access through Plan-B vending machines in student dormitories.