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Tell your Senators: Reject Brett Kavanaugh

Tell your Senators: Reject Brett Kavanaugh

On July 9, President Trump announced that he would nominate conservative Brett Kavanaugh to replace retiring Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy. Here’s what Planned Parenthood Federation of America had to say about the choice, and what it means for every single person who believes they should have control of their own bodies: “We oppose the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, and call on the Senate to do the same. There’s no way to sugarcoat it: with this nomination, the constitutional right to access safe, legal abortion in this country is on the line. We already know how Brett Kavanaugh would rule on Roe v. Wade, because the president told us so. We take Trump at his word that Brett Kavanaugh would overturn Roe v. Wade and get rid of the Affordable Care Act. The balance of the Supreme Court is at stake — we cannot allow it to be tilted against the constitutional right to access abortion. Generations of women, especially women of color, will be affected. And generations of people have grown up only knowing a country where they have the right to access safe, legal abortion. We cannot allow our children and grandchildren to have fewer rights than we do today.” We all know this is the biggest fight we’ve ever faced: the immediate impacts are stark. Michigan is one of dozens of states that still has an active abortion ban on the books; if Roe v. Wade is repealed, every single one of us will lose access to safe, legal abortion. That’s not a reality any of us are anxious to return to. And,...
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