I was your average student at my Catholic high school. I grew up in a middle class family on the cusp. We didn’t have resources for health insurance so years before becoming sexually active, I made my first visit to Planned Parenthood for care. It was there that I found help navigating a complex community health care system. This was huge – and it helped shape my future career.
The election for important local candidates is right around the corner - on November 7th Coloradans will be voting for school board members and in city races. Our elected officials at all levels impact our lives, including our access to reproductive health care and our youth’s access to comprehensive, real sex education.
This week, Ben Ray Lujan, Chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee & NM Democratic Representative, told The Hill that there will be no litmus test for Democrats who oppose abortion rights and are seeking financial support from the DCCC.
The Affordable Care Act remains, and so does Planned Parenthood’s ability to serve people with Medicaid coverage. For now. We know there are some in Congress who will not stop, and neither will we.
We get a lot of email here at the Independent, so I nearly overlooked this op-ed from Planned Parenthood's Sarah Taylor-Nanista. The PP exec gives an interesting perspective on President Donald Trump's U.S. Supreme Court nominee, Neil Gorsuch.
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