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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.

Joe Sestak

Former Congressman from Pennsylvania


Abortion Access

Sestak supports legislation to protect abortion access, even if Roe v. Wade is overturned. [PBS, 7/16/19]

Birth Control

Sestak supports providing comprehensive services at all hospitals for rape victims on government funding. [Planned Parenthood Action Fund, 5/11/12]

Planned Parenthood

Sestak is against efforts to “defund” Planned Parenthood. [The Morning Call, 7/29/15]

Health Equity

Sestak said as president he would pass a comprehensive immigration bill “including a path to citizenship for currently undocumented immigrants, which would result in their being eligible for the same programs as U.S. citizens as they await citizenship.” [The Washington Post, accessed 8/29/19]

Sex Ed

Sestak “is committed to leading efforts to ensure access to … comprehensive sex education.” [National Organization for Women, 5/19/10]

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?