In a district carried by Donald Trump, Senator-elect Karla Bigham secured a key victory against a well-funded and very well-known Republican opponent.
Sally Pillsbury was among a very special few who understood that women’s health and reproductive freedom can transcend differences between people and political parties. She was a woman who had the courage of her convictions. And whenever there was work to do, whenever there were projects to support, whenever there were voters to mobilize or lawmakers to persuade, there was Sally.
Planned Parenthood Action Fund Applauds Senate Rejection of 20-week Abortion Ban; Urges Voters to Turn Out in 2018
“This bill is part of a broader agenda by some politicians to ban abortion completely. That’s why we have to get every last voter to the polls in November. We must replace politicians that want to turn the clocks back on women with lawmakers that share our values.”
“The normalizing of racism and hatred is dangerous and intolerable; we must never allow it. Planned Parenthood condemns what he said and what he stands for in the strongest possible terms. Donald Trump’s beliefs and actions are despicable, and we will not let them stand unchallenged.”
United States Senator Tina Smith will be a powerful, moving force for justice and continue her life’s work to improve people’s lives. In every position Senator Smith has held – she has brought her strategic leadership, her finely honed negotiating skills, her business acumen and her passion for women’s health and rights – and we are all better for it.
Why Progressive Candidates Seek Endorsement from the Planned Parenthood Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota Action Fund
When the Action Fund backs a candidate, voters – especially young women – know they can trust that candidate to protect and promote their health and rights.
Nothing worth fighting for comes easy. But together, we're a force to be reckoned with. Here are 6 things you can to do to help Planned Parenthood and fight for a better 2018.
2017 was tough, but together, we stood strong. Together, we kept working to making sure that Planned Parenthood health centers will be there wherever and whenever they are needed, no matter what. Together, we're going to make even more progress in 2018. As we look ahead to next year, let's take a look back at how Minnesota activists stood up, spoke out, and fought back in 2017.
Women didn't just survive 2017, women thrived. From electoral politics to the entertainment industry, here are 20 ways women rocked 2017.