The Health Equity and Reproductive Rights Organizations (HERRO) Coalition announces prime legislation for 2019, the Reproductive Health Access for All Act (HB 1612 / SB 5602). This bill, sponsored by Rep. Nicole Macri and Sen. Emily Randall, fills crucial gaps left in coverage for immigrants, transgender and gender non-conforming individuals, and students.
Allegations of sexual harassment have been reported against Senator Ranker. We believe survivors and we stand in solidarity with them as we ask Senator Ranker to step down from his position in the legislature.
This morning, community leaders and former state legislators called for Sen. Joe Fain’s (R-47) resignation after citing credible allegations of sexual assault against him.
Prior to the debate, NARAL called on debate moderators in a letter to include questions about abortion and reproductive health. The letter and tweets from NARAL Pro-Choice Washington and partners were heard loud and clear, with a question about abortion access asked in the first 10 minutes of the debate.