Add Your Name to Support Planned Parenthood
Authored and sponsored by Chairman John Burton:
WHEREAS, Planned Parenthood has fought for women's reproductive health for nearly 100 years, and one in five American women has received health care from Planned Parenthood;
WHEREAS, women trust Planned Parenthood's national network of health centers to provide them with confidential, nonjudgmental health care to prevent unintended pregnancies through contraception, reduce sexually transmitted disease, provide life-saving cancer screening, and deliver comprehensive sexual health education;
WHEREAS, Republicans in Congress and Republican presidential candidates threaten to defund Planned Parenthood and to shut down the federal government in order to deny reproductive health care to women, including abortion;
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the California Democratic Party rejects Republicans' war against women's health;
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the California Democratic Party stands with Planned Parenthood and its mission to offer trustworthy, knowledgeable, high-quality, federally funded family planning, education, and primary health care to American women and girls.