The Protect Access to Contraception (PAC) Act will protect no-cost birth control in Minnesota
St. Paul, MN – March 8, 2018, Minnesota Legislators and supporters gathered in the Minnesota State Capitol to announce legislation that will protect no-cost birth control coverage in Minnesota from further attacks by the Trump Administration. The legislation will guarantee the basic right of Minnesotans to plan their families and access the birth control method that is right for them.
The PAC Act (HF 3453 / SF 3101) will protect access to no-cost contraception from further attacks by the Trump Administration. Minnesotans deserve to control their own bodies, plan their families, and access the birth control method that is right for them, regardless of cost and free of political interference.
With the support of one generous donor, the Planned Parenthood headquarters in St. Paul decided to share this message of reassurance in the form of a new billboard. Now when patients drive into the clinic, often past protesters, they are greeted with the reassuring message that “Planned Parenthood is here for good.”
Get ready to stand up and fight back.
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.