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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.

Michael Bennet

U.S. Senator from Colorado

Supports

Abortion Access

Bennet spoke out against the Hyde Amendment, calling it “federal sanctioned discrimination” and said it should be “overturned immediately.” [HuffPost, 6/6/19]

Birth Control

Bennet rejects Trump’s discriminatory birth control rule, saying Trump should “reinstate the protections that allow women to control their own health care.” [Sen. Michael Bennet (D-CO), 12/6/17]

Planned Parenthood

Bennet stands against the administration's gag rule on Title X — the nation’s program for affordable birth control — saying “the Title X gag rule hurts communities and jeopardizes health care for millions.” [Twitter, 10/11/19]

Health Equity

Bennet says his health care plan would allow anyone to buy insurance on ACA exchanges, or into a public option, no matter their immigration status. [The Atlantic, 7/11/19]

Sex Ed

Bennet signs a letter denouncing Trump’s decision to cut grants for the Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program, writing that it puts at risk the health and well-being of women and our most vulnerable youth.” [United States Senate, 7/21/17]

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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