Extremist politicians sank to new lows this year in their relentless efforts to deny women their reproductive rights. Here’s a video from Draw the Lineencouraging us all to tell Congress to protect women’s reproductive rights.
Thirty-eight states have now responded to House Republicans’ request for abortion clinic data. Conservatives in Congress were wrong to call for a 20 week abortion ban on the pretext of patients’ safety. RH Reality Check’s analysis of thousands of pages of newly released documents from state health departments and attorneys general prove that abortion is highly regulated, is one of the safest medical procedures out there, and that the typical abortion provider offers an excellent standard of care.
Write your Senators today to let them know you’re opposed to any 20-week abortion ban in America. Tell them that the real threat to reproductive health is interfering with patients’ decisions and denying them access to safe, legal medical care from licensed health professionals.
As anti-choice state legislators introduce more and more abortion restrictions, the testimony for and against such bills is becoming increasingly important in influencing final votes. In some cases, such as the recent Indiana medication abortion law hearing, the divide between real science and anti-choice “science” is clear when anti-choicers are unable to find even one practicing medical professional to show up to defend the bill, while opponents are able to recruit numerous doctors to discuss its problems.