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Candidate Spotlight: Where Do the 2020 Hopefuls Stand on Sexual & Reproductive Health and Rights?

Birth control. Abortion. Sex ed. Reproductive health care as a human right. What do these have in common? They’re on the 2020 ballot — and Trump wants to restrict all of them. Find out where the candidates stand and if they stand with you.

Cory Booker

U.S. Senator from New Jersey

Supports

Abortion Access

​​​​​Booker proposed creating an Office of Reproductive Freedom which “would focus on coordinating reproductive health issues across all federal agencies.” [Politico, 5/22/19]

Birth Control

Booker says , “Every woman should have affordable and timely access to birth control – it’s an essential part of health care,” [Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ), 12/21/17]

Planned Parenthood

Booker says he will “fight to stop” the domestic gag rule. [We Decide, 6/22/19]

Health Equity

Booker has introduced multiple bills to reduce racial disparities in maternal health care, including the Maternal Care Act and the MOMS Act. [S. 1600, accessed 8/16/19; S. 116, accessed 8/16/19]

Sex Ed

Booker has introduced the Real Education for Healthy Youth Act, which would require federal grantees to establish a science-based and comprehensive sex education curriculum. [Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ), 7/28/17]

The only way we can fight back against the harmful and dangerous laws and policies coming from anti-reproductive health politicians is by changing who's writing and passing them. Are you in?

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