Young women of America: Today’s fight is a defining battle for American women. Fail to understand this at your peril.
Progress on health reform legislation forces us to mobilize to prevent passage of the Stupak Amendment. But our next step must be to take stock of why and how we got here in the first place.
A broad group of advocacy organizations from the progressive and women’s health communities has formed a coalition to ensure that health care reform is passed and does not restrict women’s ability to purchase private health insurance that provides comprehensive reproductive health care, including abortion.
Early indications are that the Senate health reform bill introduced by Majority Leader Harry Reid preserves the “status quo” and does not include a version of the Stupak amendment.
Utah Senator Orin Hatch announces he will introduce a Stupak-like amendment to the senate health care reform bill. But will anyone support him?
NARAL Pro-Choice America delivers more than 92,000 signatures to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid calling on the Senate to reject Stupak-Pitts language in its health reform bill.
An article by Kathleen Seelye in today’s New York Times titled “In Congress, a Predicament for Abortion Supporters,” can now be added to the growing list of media analyses that fail to accurately portray the implications of the Stupak amendment should it become law.
I am not convinced by after-the-fact reassurances that the final health reform bill will not include the Stupak amendment. That’s because the table for expanding prohibitions on abortion was set by the Democrats themselves.
We must make legislators the protagonists in the abortion debate by changing the frame, and asking Stupak and his allies: Do you trust women?
Prochoice leaders Michelman, Kissling, and Keenan take the Stupak debate to the New York Times and National Public Radio