Blog of Rights

Join Us in D.C. to Protect Abortion Coverage in Health Care Reform

By Allie Bohm, Advocacy & Policy Strategist, ACLU at 6:08pm

On November 17, I asked if you were angry about the Stupak amendment to the House health care reform bill. Well it's clear that you are. So far, over 27,000 of you have signed our petition to President Obama and congressional leadership urging them to stand up for reproductive health care and ensure that the anti-choice Stupak amendment is not included in any final health care reform bill.

Well, now there's more that you can do. On Wednesday, December 2, reproductive rights advocates from across the country will come together in Washington, D.C., for a Capitol Hill Lobby Day. Make your voice heard in opposition to health care reform that limits access to abortion. Come join us!

We will kick off the day at 9 a.m. in the Dirksen Senate Office Auditorium (Dirksen G50). Throughout the day, you'll hear from members of Congress, receive lobby training, and meet other activists who want to protect a woman's ability to make private health care decisions without government interference. This is your opportunity to meet with your members of Congress to tell them that health care reform should improve women's lives, not interfere in their ability to get the health care they need.

Sign-up to attend the December 2 Lobby Day. We'll send you more specific information about the day as it is released.

If you live in D.C., and you can't make it to the Hill for the full day, join us for a noontime rally during your lunch break.

We hope to see you in D.C. in a week! And, in the meantime, please be sure to send a letter to your Senator, because good health insurance means comprehensive health insurance.

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