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After the election, we will be in touch with quick ways to take action, hold your elected officials accountable, and with information about reproductive health and rights in Minnesota.
Minnesota is at risk in the wake of the decision to overturn Roe v. Wade. The stakes have never been higher now that the U.S. Supreme Court has overturned the federal right to abortion, giving states the power to ban abortions even in the case of rape or incest.
If Planned Parenthood champions win the majorities in both the Minnesota House and Senate, they could pass a law establishing the fundamental right of Minnesotans to make their own individual decisions regarding reproductive health care, including abortion.
Make a plan to elect Planned Parenthood champions up and down the ballot.
Attorney General Keith Ellison has promised to protect the right to abortion by fighting all challenges to Minnesota laws and has said he will directly intervene to protect anyone from prosecution who travels to Minnesota for an abortion from a state where abortion is banned.
Official press release from Attorney General Ellison 6.21.2022
Jim Schultz, the Republican candidate for Secretary of State serves as a board member on an anti-abortion disinformation group that has said “abortion doesn’t heal a woman who was raped,” and has pledged to aggressively defend the unborn and go “on offense” against abortion rights.
Heartland Signal 8.9.2022 Schultz Photo: Edited to grey scale from Jim Schultz for Attorney General Facebook page.
Our rights and access to reproductive health care, including safe, legal abortion, depend on elected leaders at all levels of government.
Planned Parenthood champions have a bold plan to secure the reproductive freedom of all Minnesotans, no matter who you are, where you live, and how much you make. We must re-elect Governor Tim Walz and Lt. Governor Peggy Flanagan and candidates that support safe and legal abortion up and down the ballot.
We believe no one is free unless they control their bodies, lives, and futures. It's time to take control.
Our rights to control our own bodies and lives are on the ballot this November. Governor Walz and Lieutenant Governor Flanagan will protect safe, legal abortion in Minnesota. They have made an important promise to Minnesotans: "There will NEVER be an abortion ban on our watch."1
They understand that personal health care decisions, including abortion, should be between and patient and their doctor. The administration will fight to ensure every Minnesota can get the reproductive health care they need free from political interference.
The Walz-Flanagan administration has a record for fiercely pushing progress in Minnesota. During his tenure, Tim Walz:
1. @PeggyFlanagan Instagram post on 08.26.2022 2. FPSP: FY2020-21 Budget Recommendations, Page 60 3. Open letter to the U.S. Senate 4. Executive Order
Republican candidate for governor Scott Jensen and his running mate Matt Birk have said they will ban abortion even in cases of rape or incest.
1. Minnesota Public Radio Interview 3.15.2022 2. Vanity Fair 7.19.202 Jensen photo: Edited to grey scale from Dr. Scott Jensen Facebook page. Birk photo: Edited to grey scale from screenshot of video from National Right to Life speech.
We have a chance to elect candidates that will fight for safe and legal abortion in the House, Senate, and the Governor’s Office.
States across the country are decimating access to abortion, birth control, and sex education. We can’t take abortion access for granted. It could happen here. We must elect leaders who support the right of every person to make decisions about their own body and will work to protect our rights.
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