Posts Tagged ‘women’s health’

Donald Trump action on health care could cost Planned Parenthood

Monday, December 19th, 2016
One of President-elect Donald Trump‘s first, and defining, acts next year could come on Republican legislation to cut off taxpayer money from Planned Parenthood.
Trump sent mixed signals during the campaign about the 100-year-old organization, which provides birth control, abortions and various women’s health services. He said “millions of women are helped by Planned Parenthood,” but he also endorsed efforts to defund it.
Trump once described himself as “very pro-choice.” Now he’s in the anti-abortion camp.
Still, the Republican has been steadfast in calling for repeal of President Barack Obama‘s health care law, and the GOP-led Congress is eager to comply. One

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Patrick Murphy endorsed by Planned Parenthood for U.S. Senate

Tuesday, September 20th, 2016
Planned Parenthood now backs Patrick Murphy in Florida’s race for U.S. senator.
Their endorsement only boosted Murphy’s resolve on fighting for women’s right to choose and health care — two things he said his opponent, Marco Rubio, is against.
“This is an organization that provides vital health care to millions of women across this country,” he said. “While Marco Rubio opposes a woman’s right to choose, voted to defund Planned Parenthood, and has exploited the Zika virus to attack women’s health, I will be a senator who stands with Planned Parenthood to fight for Florida families.”
Numerous Planned Parenthood officials praised Murphy’s stances on women’s

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