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In June, a historic ruling from the U.S. Supreme Court reaffirmed women's constitutional right to access safe, legal abortion. The case, Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt, struck down Texas' abortion restrictions.

Now, it’s time for Congress to do its part.

Fights to improve access to abortion care will continue. Nearly 300 new abortion restrictions have been enacted across the country in the past five years. When the nearest clinic is hundreds of miles away, when waiting periods require multiple clinic visits, when access to medication abortion is restricted — it becomes nearly impossible for some women to exercise their constitutional rights.

We need the Women’s Health Protection Act to prohibit states from imposing a range of restrictions on reproductive care that shame women for their decisions and limit access to safe, legal abortion care.

Sign the petition to your Congressperson now!

This petition is sponsered by:
NARAL Pro-Choice America
American Association of University Women
Center for Reproductive Rights
CREDO
Daily Kos
Emerge America
Feminist Majority
National Institute for Reproductive Health
National LGBTQ Task Force
National Organization for Women
National Partnership for Women & Families
National Women's Law Center
People For the American Way
Planned Parenthood Action Fund
Progressive Congress Action Fund
Sierra Club
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