For an hour, they screamed insults at us, grabbed signs out of our hands, and shoved their signs in our faces. The insults were directed at our gender and age, calling us “sluts” and “whores,” speculating how many abortions we might have had and if we were pregnant at the moment.
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TAKE ACTION:Please call your Representative RIGHT AWAY and tell her or him to vote NO on the anti-abortion, anti-woman Stupak Amendment. Then forward this message to everyone you know who supports women’s rights!
Make no mistake — if adopted in the Senate and included in the final bill, the Stupak-Pitts Amendment will be the worst setback to women’s constitutional right to abortion since that right was recognized in 1973.Amendment will be the worst setback to women’s constitutional right to abortion since that right was recognized in 1973
Mandating non-medical home visits for new mothers is an attempt to control women’s choices.
CPCs do offer pregnancy tests and counseling on abortion alternatives. What they don’t offer is abortion care, referrals or even accurate information pertaining to abortion or birth control.
Last month we asked women to send us their health care stories. That simple question hit a massive nerve. We received hundreds of e-mails from young, middle age, older, widowed, divorced, mothers, sisters, daughters, brothers and fathers — all who had a story of their ordeal with the health care industry.
A majority of the public has indicated that they do want any health care reform package to cover abortion. What’s more, the overwhelming majority of employer-sponsored health insurance plans do cover abortion; in essence, new, misguided restrictions to abortion represent not the status quo (mistakenly suggested by some of our allies in Congress), but a frightening rollback for women’s health.
Should surrogacy be viewed as a legitimate branch of assisted reproductive technology and receive more governmental regulation to protect intended parents and surrogates? Is surrogacy an exploitation of women’s bodies that should be stopped? Tell us what you think.
This ad could potentially put women’s health and lives at risk by promoting ideology over medicine.
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