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.
NARAL Pro-Choice America Calls on Moderators of 8th District Congressional Debate to Ask About Abortion
With threats to Roe v. Wade and in the lead up to the WA-08 debate this week, NARAL Pro-Choice America is calling on the moderators to ask the candidates about their views on reproductive health care and abortion. NARAL sent a letter to the two moderators defining the stark contrast in the race between Kim Schrier and Dino Rossi when it comes to their views on a woman’s right to choose.
Seattle, WA- After the Supreme Court ruled 5-4 in NIFLA v. Becerra, NARAL Pro-Choice Washington’s Executive Director, Tiffany Hankins, issued the following statement:
This new rule would impose huge barriers to people's ability to access this care.
It's not only troubling that 8 women have come forward with accusations of sexual harassment, but Rep. Sawyer has repeatedly failed to recognize the power differential at play