Thursday, January 23, 2014

Fwd: Congress: Support the Women's Health Protection Act

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From: Ilyse Hogue <>
Date: Wed, Jan 22, 2014 at 5:58 PM
Subject: Congress: Support the Women's Health Protection Act
To: Terry Travers <>

Dear MoveOn member,

I'm Ilyse Hogue, President of NARAL Pro-Choice America, and on the anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision I started a petition to the United States Congress, which says:

Women are thoughtful and smart enough to make their own decisions about their bodies—that's why I hope you stand with the Women's Health Protection Act. We need a federal law to challenge state restrictions and keep politicians out of a woman's personal decision-making, and so I hope you sign onto this powerful bill.

We are seeing an enormous number of attacks on a woman's fundamental freedoms across the country today.

Anti-choice politicians are dictating ridiculous regulations about hallway width, grass length, and parking spaces at abortion clinics with the goal of shutting them down. They interfere with doctors who know a lot better than they do. They force women to sit through mandatory ultrasounds and pointless waiting periods, as though women weren't capable of making decisions on their own. They make women listen to lectures full of lies.

Click here to tell Congress to support the Women's Health Protection Act.

The fact is, the more roadblocks they put in front of safe abortion, the more they put women's lives at risk.

That's why the Women's Health Protection Act is so important. It puts a stop to pointless regulations and obstacles that keep women from getting the care they need and deserve—and it's just the beginning.

Call on your members of Congress to keep politicians out of our private decisions about pregnancy and health care and co-sponsor this bill.

Click here to add your name to this petition, and then pass it along to your friends.


Ilyse Hogue

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