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"I fell in love with the patients, the environment, the education, and uncovered my passion for working with young women and caring for them."
This week, Planned Parenthood says “thank you” to the compassionate and skilled nurses who work every day to keep the women, men, and young people in their communities healthy, and to ensure they have access to the full range of reproductive health care options, including cancer screenings, birth control, testing and treatment for STDs, and accurate sexual health information.
Last week, Minnesota State Senator Karin Housley said that laws created to help women make them "look weaker." Sorry, not sorry, Senator Housley, we flat out disagree. There are countless ways that proactive health care policy can improve the everyday lives of women and families in Minnesota.
Republicans in the Minnesota House voted to allow employers to deny coverage for birth control, prioritizing bosses’ religious beliefs over people’s rights to basic health care. At the same time, House Republicans voted to reject the Protect Access to Contraception (PAC) Act.
Republicans in the Minnesota Senate defeated a proposal to ensure that no-cost birth control coverage remains secure in Minnesota.
Sexual assault is a preventable affliction in Minnesota and our lawmakers had a chance to do something about it. Instead, Republican leadership turned their backs on young people and voted against this common-sense proposal.
HF 2998 / SF 2644 would require that district and charter schools develop and implement a consent program for grades 8-12 to prevent and reduce incidences of sexual assault. This common-sense proposal allows schools to integrate information about consent, personal responsibility and healthy relationships into existing health programs.
Not since 1978 has Minnesota had both senate seats, the Governor’s seat, eight congressional offices, and the entire Minnesota House of Representatives—all on the ballot in November. Here's what you need to know about the 2018 Elections and how to join the fight to protect our health, our rights, and our communities.