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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.

Kamala Harris

U.S. Senator from California


Abortion Access

Harris would require some states to get preclearance from her Department of Justice before abortion restrictions can go into effect. [Politico, 5/28/19]

Birth Control

Harris supports expanding access to over-the-counter birth control, saying it “will help secure economic and reproductive justice for all women.” [Sen. Kamala Haris (D-CA), 6/13/19]

Planned Parenthood

Harris pledges to repeal the Trump administration Title X gag rule on the first day of her administration. [ThinkProgress, 3/7/19]

Health Equity

Harris stated that Black mothers are “facing a health crisis,” and that “We must take action to address this issue, and we must do it with the sense of urgency it deserves.” [Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA), 5/22/19]

Sex Ed

Harris pledges to revitalize the Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program (TPPP), which has been cut by the current administration. [People For the American Way, 7/9/19]

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?