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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.

John Delaney

Former Congressman from Maryland


Abortion Access

Delaney said he would support repealing the Hyde Amendment. [HuffPost, 6/6/19]

Birth Control

Delaney is co-sponsor of  the Global HER Act, a roll back of the global gag rule. [H.R. 671, accessed 8/15/19]

Planned Parenthood

Delaney voted against eight attempts to “defund” Planned Parenthood through programs like Title X and Medicaid. [Congress.gov, accessed 9/20/19. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8.]

Health Equity

A spokesperson said Delaney’s health care plan “would guarantee health care for all Americans and ensure that all women receive the necessary medical services for pregnancy, maternal care, and pre-existing conditions.” [Vox, 6/26/19]

Sex Ed

Delaney has signed a letter challenging the administration’s decision to cut funding intended to prevent teen pregnancies. [Congress of the United States, 7/25/17]

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?