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Vote to keep abortion and birth control legal in Iowa.

Iowa is at risk in the wake of the decision to overturn Roe v. Wade. States now have the power to ban abortions even in the case of rape or incest. Our rights and access to reproductive health care depend on elected leaders at all levels of government.

Vote for Suresh Reddy and other Planned Parenthood champions up and down the ballot.

Suresh Reddy for House District 43

Suresh Reddy is a father, Johnston city council member, and candidate for Iowa House District 43. He promises to stand up for reproductive freedoms at the state house because he fundamentally believes “the decision whether or not to terminate a pregnancy is to be made between a pregnant person and their doctor.”1 Reddy is clear on his promise to Iowans: "I pledge to stand up for the reproductive rights of every Iowan. Everyone deserves the right to make their own health care decisions, especially when it comes to the complex decisions surrounding reproductive care and abortion."2

1. Suresh for Iowa Facebook 7.12.2022 2. Suresh for Iowa Facebook 5.4.2022

Eddie Andrews, A Threat to Reproductive Freedom

Eddie Andrews is one of the most extreme Iowa politicians when it comes to abortion. Andrews wants to ban all abortion in Iowa, with no exceptions for survivors of rape and incest.1 He is adamant that his stance is to ban abortion with absolutely no exceptions. 2

1. Iowa Right to Life Voter Guide 2. The Truth Network Des Moines 99.3fm 2.19.2020 Andrews Photo: Edited to grey scale from Eddie Andrews for Iowa Facebook page.

Deidre DeJear for Governor

Deidre DeJear is the only candidate in the governor's race that is fiercely committed to protecting and expanding reproductive freedom. In addition to her promise to codify the right to abortion in Iowa, DeJear has pledged to restore public funds for family planning services, ensure access to age-appropriate, medically accurate, research-informed sex education, increase access to birth control, expand reproductive and sexual health services in rural areas, and establish paid parental leave provisions in the state. 

DeJear for Iowa website

The Stakes

Control of Iowans’ bodies is on the ballot this November. Politicians will have more say over our sexual and reproductive health care than we do, after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, obliterating federal protections to abortion. State legislators will decide whether to ban abortion.

Abortion is still legal in Iowa, but we are going to have to fight like hell to keep it that way. We must elect leaders up and down the ballot that will fight for sexual and reproductive health care—including abortion—for all Iowans. 

Vote for Reproductive and Sexual Health Champions by Nov. 8

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