Washington, DC–– It’s been 100 days since the historic Women’s March on Washington. Since then, women have continued to lead the resistance against the relentless political attacks on women’shealth, safety, and rights.
Week after week, President Trump and Congressional Republicans have put women’s health and rights in the political cross hairs. We are facing the worst political attacks on women’s health in a lifetime, from expanding an even more harmful global gag rule, trying to undermine maternity care through the ACA repeal, “defunding” Planned Parenthood, nominating extremist Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court, eliminating protections for Title X family planning, and even eliminating funding for the UNFPA,
That’s why women and men have been organizing and fighting back. Over the last few months, we’ve witnessed an unprecedented outpouring of organizing, activism, and support.
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Statement from Dawn Laguens, Executive Vice President of Planned Parenthood Action Fund
The Women’s March was only the beginning. Over the last 100 days, we’ve witnessed an unprecedented outpouring of support as women continued to rally, dominate town halls, and jam Congressional lines to make it clear that they won’t stand for these attacks on women’s health and rights.
“As President Trump and Congressional Republicans continue to push anti-women’s health policies, the groundswell of organization and activism continues to rise.
“For an administration that promises to “invest in women’s health” and “empower women,” the reality is just the opposite. You cannot rebuild the economy, while leaving half the population behind. You cannot claim to invest in families or child care, while cutting access to maternity coverage, programs that support new mothers, and family planning providers.