Tag Archives: women’s health

Abortion: Legal But Full Of Punishment

Chris Matthews stirred a real pot of controversy Wednesday night when he asked Donald Trump what the punishment for having an abortion should be if and when Trump becomes president and abortion is made illegal in the United States. Trump … Continue reading

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Open Letter To Senator Joni Ernst

Senator Ernst: Our country has many points of divisiveness. One of the most polarized is the issue of abortion. It is unlikely that opinion will ever move decisively in either direction. None of this “information” presented through the carefully edited … Continue reading

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Ernst Embarrasses Iowa Again

Wednesday evening Iowa’s own Joni Ernst proved once more that she neither understands issues nor has any idea what Iowans think when she introduced a bill to defund Planned Parenthood. In a video on HuffPost the commentator says that the … Continue reading

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IDP Statement on Iowa Supreme Court Decision Affirming Women’s Right to Healthcare

For Immediate Release June 19, 2015 Contact: Josh Levitt jlevitt@iowademocrats.org IDP Statement on Iowa Supreme Court Decision Affirming Women’s Right to Healthcare DES MOINES – IDP Chair Dr. Andy McGuire issued the following statement in response to a ruling by … Continue reading

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Dangers Of The Hobby Lobby Ruling

Across country there has been a storm of lawsuits. They reflect contested rights as some businesses and institutions ask for express legal permission to use religion to discriminate based on sexual orientation, sex and gender identity. Just over a month … Continue reading

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'Iowa Women Deserve Better' Rally

DES MOINES– From the desk of Matt Sinovic, executive director of Progress Iowa. Progress Iowa to hold “Iowa Women Deserve Better” rally at state capitol Featured speakers include Rep. Marti Anderson, Senator Jack Hatch, Rep. Tyler Olson, and Rep. Beth … Continue reading

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Dave Loebsack Stands Up For Women’s Health Care Rights

District 2 voters need to realize that Republican candidate John Archer is every bit as extreme as Todd Akin and the rest of his party.  This is evident by his support of the Ryan-Romney plan to voucherize Medicare and their … Continue reading

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