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.
As the year comes to a close, Planned Parenthood Federation of America and Planned Parenthood Action Fund President Cecile Richards told Cosmopolitan her thoughts on the end of 2014 and what women's health advocates can look forward to next year.
Only a few days into the first session of the New Year and anti-women’s health politicians are already attacking abortion rights. Last week, they held a hearing on H.R. 7, a bill that is not only dangerous to women’s health, but would take away important tax benefits from American families and small business.