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Stand up for women's access to health care

Did you watch the State of the Union? If you did, you know that President Obama called on Congress to make 2014 a year action for the economy, job creation, and ensuring that every American has the chance to make it if they're willing to work hard. Unfortunately, just hours earlier, a majority of members of the House of Representatives were pursuing a very different, very restrictive measure, that works to take away health coverage choices for millions of women and families.

The bill, "No Tax Payer Funding for Abortion and Abortion Full Disclosure Act of 2014," says that even if you qualify for the financial assistance that would help you afford health insurance, you can't use that help if you enroll in a plan that offers comprehensive reproductive care that includes abortions. If you think that's not a big deal, think again: according to the Kaiser Family Foundation, there are 17 million uninsured Americans that could quality for financial assistance to help them afford a good health insurance plan.

Instead of creating a stronger middle class, some members of the the House of Representatives are so focused on rolling back women's access to reproductive health that they voted for a plan that keeps millions of Americans from having the same health coverage choices as their neighbors. Unfortunately, attempts to limit women's rights have become all too common. Add your name and say you stand with women.

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