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The War on Women

THE WAR ON WOMEN HOW ANTI-CHOICE POLITICIANS IN WASHINGTON, D.C. & THE STATES ATTACKED A WOMAN'S RIGHT TO CHOOSE IN 2011. The number of times the U.S. 2011 House of Representatives voted on choice-related issues: 8 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 IN WASHINGTON, D.C. IN THE STATES 225 out of 435 law- 26 makers in the U.S. House of states Representatives voted for every anti-choice measure brought before them. enacted one or more anti-choice measures in 2011. In total, states enacted twice as 70 69 60 50 many anti-choice measures in 2011 40 34 than they did in 2010. 20 225 VOTED FOR EVERY AGAINST EVERY 170 ANTI-CHOICE MEASURE VOTED 10 ANTI-CHOICE MEASURE 2010 2011 H.R. 358 In Kansas, one of the KS state's five new anti- choice laws almost The U.S. House passed a bill (H.R.358) that would let hospitals refuse to provide emergency abortion care to a forced the state's three abortion providers to close. Fortunately, the courts stepped in and saved Kansas women from losing virtually all woman who would die without it. access to safe abortion care in their state. South Dakota became H.R. 3 SD the first state to enact a law that forces a The U.S. House passed a bill (H.R.3) woman to undergo an in-person lecture from an anti-choice "crisis pregnancy that could force rape survivors who center" before she can access abortion care. Although a judge blocked it, the state's governor wants $750,000 in taxpayer funds to defend this law in court. choose abortion to prove to an IRS agent that they were assaulted. YOU KNOW THE FACTS - NOW SHARE THEM The very same politicians behind the War on Women in 2011 are ready to resume the attacks in Washington, D.C. and state legislatures across the country. NARAL Pro-Choice America SOURCES: If you think that it's wrong for politicians to interfere in women's personal, private medical decisions, please share this infographic with your friends. • 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 Congressional Record on Choice • 20th and 21st editions, Who Decides? The Post it on your Facebook wall, Tweet it, and email Status of Women's Reproductive Rights in the United States it far and wide. -

The War on Women

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The numbers don't lie: anti-choice politicians in Washington, D.C. and the states attacked a woman’s right to choose with a vengeance in 2011. What's worse, these very same politicians are ready ...


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