Women's Rights

This issue is important to Marsha, as her second child was stillborn at 38 weeks. Anti-choice laws would have prevented her from receiving life-saving medical care. Marsha will co-sponsor the Momma’s Act, which guarantees that women can choose the medical care they need in difficult or failing pregnancies.

• Adopt Equal Pay for Equal Work through the Paycheck Fairness Act.

• Fully fund Planned Parenthood, Title X, and other initiatives that protect women’s health, access to contraception, access to cancer screenings, and the availability of a safe and legal abortion.

• Expand the WIC program for pregnant mothers, infants, and children.

• Oppose all efforts to undermine or overturn Roe v. Wade, and appoint federal judges who will uphold women’s most fundamental rights.

• Immediately reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act.

• Pass the Equal Rights Amendment.

• Fight to end sexual harassment in workplaces, the military, and other institutions.