Feminist Majority PAC and NOW PAC have endorsed Carolyn Maloney, Congresswoman from New York (and RH Reality Check contributor!) for Sen. Hillary Clinton’s seat.
Last Tuesday’s election offered major gains, both congressional and presidential, for advocates of family planning and reproductive health.
Updated 3:02pm PST – Americans have voted: our new U.S. Congress will be pro-reproductive health access, pro-prevention and pro-education. Here’s a run-down of the winners and losers of key Senate and House races.
A supporter of reproductive health and rights will occupy the White House come January. The ranks of pro-choice legislators in the House and Senate will grow significantly. There is a lot for a new administration to do and undo on reproductive health, but it’s what we voted for.
Three of the most highly competitive House and Senate races feature spirited debate on reproductive health and other so-called “social” issues.
This year candidates who formerly fell victim to a caricature of being “pro-abortion” are returning fire. Some have turned the tables by exposing their opponents as not only anti-abortion, but, more radically, anti-contraception.
The New York Times today reported that a record number of anti-choice Democrats are running for Congressional seats, often with generous backing of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee.
Rep. Peter Roskam co-sponsored a bill that would require women who use in-vitro fertilization to carry every fertilized egg to term, or to find someone else who would — and opponent Jill Morganthaler is targeting this bill in a new ad.
The presidential election isn’t the only race with lots at stake for sexual and reproductive rights. In Congressional races around the country, supporters of reproductive health have an opportunity to seize a number of critical seats.
Checking in on House and Senate races with consequences for reproductive health in Colorado, Florida and North Carolina.