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Where Does Michael Bloomberg 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 Bloomberg

Former Mayor of New York City


Abortion Access

Bloomberg has stated that “reproductive freedom is a fundamental human right, and we can never take it for granted.” [OnTheIssues, 5/2/06]

Birth Control

Bloomberg developed a program in New York to allow public high schools to provide birth control to students who request it. [Voice of America, 10/24/12]

Planned Parenthood

Bloomberg called out Susan G. Komen foundation’s decision (which has since been reversed) in 2012 not to renew funding for Planned Parenthood Federation of America, saying, “politics have no place in health care.” [CNN, 2/2/12]

Sex Ed

Bloomberg helped develop a sex education curriculum for New York City, where students were taught about preventing STIs, how to use contraception, and how to prevent teenage pregnancy. [The New York Times, 8/11/11]

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Health Equity


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?