Last night, the Alabama Senate voted to make abortion illegal from the moment of conception, punishable by 99 years in prison, with no exceptions for rape or incest. It will be the most extreme…
Planned Parenthood Action"The politicians passing these arcane laws seem to have zero understanding of how the implementation of their legislation will impact real-life women." — @JessicaValenti #StopTheBans
Planned Parenthood ActionWithout exceptions in the law for rape and incest, "the doctor who provides abortion care could go to jail for longer than the rapist. What kind of dystopian world do we live in?” — @DrLeanaWen
Six states thus far, have passed or are trying to pass draconian laws banning abortions. Abortion ban is bad for all women and a crisis for black women.
Planned Parenthood Action"Abortion bans do not stop women from having abortions. These bans only make it more dangerous and expensive for women to terminate pregnancies."
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WASHINGTON — Wendy Vitter, the Louisiana native who set aside an ambitious legal career to stand by her husband through a scandal and an unsuccessful run for governor, is now
Planned Parenthood ActionICYMI: Last week, the Senate confirmed anti-abortion activist Wendy Vitter as a federal judge.
This is what the Trump administration is doing: stacking the courts with judges who could undermine our rights and uphold extreme abortion bans. #CourtsMatter
Planned Parenthood ActionThis is exactly what they're doing: "They want to turn back the clock, outlaw abortion, and deny women access to reproductive health care. And they are hoping the Supreme Court will back their radical play." — @ewarren
The Equality Act would extend civil rights protections to LGBTQ people.
Planned Parenthood ActionToday, the House approved the #EqualityAct! There are currently no federal protections for LGBTQ people in the United States, and the Equality Act is a step forward in protecting & strengthening the civil rights of LGBTQ people across the country. 🏳️🌈
Georgia and Alabama’s new abortion bans represent the greatest threat to reproductive freedom in our lifetimes
Planned Parenthood Action💯 :"We need to call this what it is: An all-out assault on women’s constitutional rights, by ideological extremists who have no right to make these decisions." — @SenGillibrand #AbortionIsAWomansRight #WomensReproductiveRights
After Busy Philipps opened up about her abortion on TV, a friend saw an opportunity for a bigger conversation about reproductive rights.
Planned Parenthood Action"I am hopeful that we won’t slide backwards...I hope this is a real turning point, and from here on out, things will get better."
We hope so too. Thank you, @BusyPhilipps, for sharing your story. #YouKnowMe #WontGoBack