Alexis McGill Johnson and Nathalie Reyes: The Senate must quickly confirm Xavier Becerra
Becerra is a health care champion and a staunch supporter of sexual and reproductive rights. After weeks of obstruction, the Senate must swiftly confirm Becerra as secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) so he can get to work on behalf of the American people.
Anti-women’s health members of Congress are so hell-bent on defunding Planned Parenthood that they would shut down the government over it. They should take heed: A recent poll found that defunding Planned Parenthood is wildly unpopular with voters and carries a political liability.
In recent weeks, members of Congress have called for barring Planned Parenthood from receiving federal funds for women’s health services. Several Southern states have already takes steps to eliminate public funding for the organization’s clinics.
La última campaña de difamación hacia Planned Parenthood por su falsa participación en programas de donación de tejidos –para investigaciones científicas que salvan vidas- no solo ataca a la organización sino también a mujeres como yo, quienes voluntariamente decidimos tratar de salvar vidas a través de la donación de tejidos luego de un aborto.
On Tuesday, four members of Congress submitted a letter to U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch and California Attorney General Kamala Harris asking for an investigation into the Center for Medical Progress.
Recent attacks are part of a decade-long pattern of illegal harassment by extremists, whose focus is banning abortion and preventing women from accessing preventive health care at Planned Parenthood health centers.