Speaking truth to power.

Via Towleroad, here’s video of Representative Jackie Speier (D-CA) speaking on the House floor last night about the Republican proposal to defund Planned Parenthood, which provides contraceptives and abortions in addition to basic medical care to low income women:

Cutting federal funding to Planned Parenthood would mean depriving millions of women of access to birth control, cancer screenings, and routine checkups.  Many of my female friends (including my roommate) depend on Planned Parenthood for precisely these services, which is why I called my district representative (Chaka Fattah) today to ask that he not vote to support the Republican measure.  Please take the time to do the same.


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