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Women are Watching Is Back for 2014

Category: Elections

We know it’s only February, but things are already heating up as the 2014 election approaches. Politically speaking, it’s a big year and women’s health is on the line.  Planned Parenthood advocacy and political organizations across the country will be running our largest campaign ever. In 2011, Pla…Continue Reading

Tags: Women are Watching, 2014 election


Defeat of Albuquerque Abortion Ban Is a Decisive Warning to Congress and Nation

Category: Abortion

Albuquerque Special Election

Yesterday’s defeat of the first-ever municipal abortion ban in the city of Albuquerque marks a major victory for women’s health and shows that voters don’t want to take personal medical decisions out of the hands of women and their doctors.  If enacted, the referendum would have banned abortions at …Continue Reading

Tags: New Mexico, New Mexico abortion bill, 20 week ban, Albuquerque


It Was the Right Decision for Our Family

Category: Elections

Albuquerque Special Election

I've heard people say, no matter what side of the abortion issue they say they are on, that they don't know what they would do if faced with a pregnancy that has taken a tragic turn for the worse. And that is exactly why I urge Albuquerque voters to vote against the abortion ban on the ballot Novemb…Continue Reading

Tags: 20 week ban, Albuquerque, ballot measure


Republicans Should Get on Board in Protecting Women's Health

Category: Congress

Democrats have once again preempted Republicans on the issue of women's health, this week introducing in both the U.S. House of Representatives and the Senate, the Women's Health Protection Act.  In response to an unprecedented level of attacks on women’s reproductive health over the past few years,…Continue Reading

Tags: Republicans, Congress, GOP, Republicans for Planned Parenthood, Women's Health Protection Act


Is This the End of the Republican Party?

Category: Elections, Republicans

In the wake of the defeat of Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli in the governor's race, I hope we can say this is the end of the Republican Party as we know it. The key words being "as we know it," and how it has been the past few years. Many lifelong Republicans like me have seen our party co…Continue Reading

Tags: Republicans, Ken Cuccinelli, Virginia, Virginia Governor's Race, Republicans for Planned Parenthood


A Deceptive Ballot Measure in Albuquerque

Category: Abortion, State

Albuquerque Abortion Ban

Senator Lindsey Graham may have introduced a bill that would ban abortion after 20 weeks in every state with extremely limited exceptions, but opponents of women’s health are taking a different tactic in New Mexico, trying to impose a city-wide ban in Albuquerque. It is the first-ever popular refer…Continue Reading

Tags: New Mexico, Abortion restrictions, 20 week ban, Albuquerque, ballot measure