Why we support Mera Kathryn Corlett (Louisville Metro Council D 18):
Mera understands that we are all in a time of signiﬁcant economic, political and social upheaval. She wants to make sure that when COVID-19 is all over, we come out on the other side stronger, better together.
Supports a safety zone outside of health centers.
Supports legislation to extend the protections of the ACA into state law, including protecting no-cost preventive services and birth control, as well as prohibitions on exclusions or cost differentials based on pre-existing conditions.
Supports enhanced state funding for evidence-based sexual health education and pregnancy prevention programs.
Supports legislation to expand non-discrimination protections based on sexual orientation and gender identity.
We are proud to endorse Mera as a leader who will fight for reproductive freedom, stand up for abortion, affordable health care, racial justice, and LGBTQ+ protections no matter what.
As we lead the charge against attacks on health care access and reproductive rights, we know Mera will stand strong on important issues for all people of Louisville.
Marilyn Parker (R) is bad for Lousiville. She:
Opposes the Louisville Safety Zone, which would create a 12-foot safe zone of entry at health centers and as a council member questioned the need to protect patients at EMW while dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic.
Marilyn has a history of xenophobia, calling into question President Obama’s citizenship and the use of Louisville resources for attracting immigrants and supporting immigrants already living in the city.
She has also disseminated false information about Black Lives Matter by circulating ideas that they are causing violence in Louisville. Marilyn places unwavering support in the police without acknowledging the deep seated and institutionalized racist systems supporting their continued violence against people of color. District 18 deserves someone who will unite and support the people not divide them.