Raising Women’s Voices

Abortion Rights

Posted in Reproductive Health Care by raisingwomensvoices on May 7, 2009

According to “All Things Considered”, abortion rights will most likely be a big factor in health care reform. Cecile Richards, president of the Planned Parenthood Federation of America, has said, “I think the big picture here is how do we make sure that all women and families, regardless of their income, can get access to the full range of health care options, and I think health care reform is going to provide a platform for doing that.” While Douglas Johnson, legislative director of the National Right to Life Committee has said, “We think that any [health care reform] legislation that goes through Congress has to explicitly exclude abortion”.

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