Tag Archives: women’s health

Does your state legislator support or oppose legislation that benefits women? These are Cape & Islands Senators’ and House Reps’ grades and endorsements regarding women’s issues

These ratings are from organizations that advocate for, or against, legislation for women. Grades are based on sponsorship of legislation and voting records. In the coming weeks we will be sharing more about our legislators’ support or opposition important to women. Planned Parenthood has not updated their ratings for 2018, but they have listed their endorsements, noted below. MA Citizens

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Do you want to be more involved in what we are doing?

We have events coming up in the fall that we need help organizing, advocacy that needs to be shared and we want to hold our first general meeting in September or October, one we are considering a postcard party for women where we will fill out and mail postcards to legislators at all levels of government advocating for the legislation and issues that are important to women and families.

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IMPORTANT CALL TO ACTION! The Senate will try to push healthcare through after this week’s break. ACT NOW!

We cannot ignore, assume, or surrender the fight against the GOP plans to decimate healthcare. the process has been insulting and more akin to a to an authoritarian dictatorship, the bill was developed and drawn up in secret, by a committee of 13 men. The Congressional Budget office has analyzed it and confirmed 22 million people would lose healthcare, and premium

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Call to Action: Share your story! MA is considering a bill to protect access to contraception.

PASSED!!!  While congress is considering the future of our healthcare – MA legislators are considering a bill that will continue to provide protect the access to contraceptives that the Republicans in Congress plan to remove. We need your voice! Find a Fact Sheet on this bill  here: ACCESS Fact Sheet_CFC_ Please consider submitting written testimony to NARAL Massachusetts. They will

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Do you want to be more involved in what we are doing?

See more updated/recent post re: getting involved here. Next meeting, August 23rd, at 6:30, more information below. We have heard from many of you that you are interested in doing more. This is how you can be more involved: We need your help, your voice, your emails, and if you are interested, we could use your help with organizing and

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*RESERVATIONS CLOSED* Join Us for Women’s Advocacy Day on Beacon Hill! (No experience necessary)

If you regsitered and want to travel with us or meet us at the statehouse, please contact CapeCodWomenforChange@gmail.com RESERVATIONS CLOSED. Join us as we lobby for women May 17, 2017, Women’s Advocacy Day at the State House. During the coming week, we will list a series of bills, their details and information to help you lobby. Each of these bills

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CALL TO ACTION: Planned Parenthood – AT RISK – this is it.

This vote on the Trump – GOP “repeal and replace” healthcare bill is not just about cutting coverage, increasing premiums, giving tax cuts to the wealthy etc. One aspect that we, as women, must not allow to get lost in the noise is the plan to “defund” Planned Parenthood. Please make a separate call or send a separate email to

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Updated – Urgent Call to Action: Tell your senators vote ‘no’ on Neil Gorsuch, How and Why

CONFIRMATION HEARINGS WERE A LOVE-FEST – FOR GOP! Please Act. Please contact your Senators! Everything you need is here. Update: After two hearings for this nominee, it is clear the GOP is enamered with this man. He is well-spoken, self-deprecating and uses words like, gosh, and golly. But when the Democratic members of the committee grilled him on specifics, he

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One way to learn more: Videos about the efforts to Repeal and Replace the ACA

Be sure to visit our: CALL TO ACTION: Save healthcare or yes, people will die, unnecessarily This is an excellent summary of what is actually being proposed and what it would mean/do. Ezra Klein. Best line, “The more health you would need, the less you would get.” A new Kennedy carries on the fight and speaks out against the GOP

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Still time! Call to Action: Sexual Health Lobby Day!

The event held at the Massachusetts State House in Boston on Tuesday, January 31, 2017 includes a sexual health fair, speakers who will share their stories of activism, “Lobbying 101” – workshop on activism, and a chance to meet with legislators. This event is sponsored by a long list of organizations at the bottom of […]

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Call to Action: Sexual Health Lobby Day

The event held at the Massachusetts State House in Boston on Tuesday, January 31, 2017 includes a sexual health fair, speakers who will share their stories of activism, “Lobbying 101” – workshop on activism, and a chance to meet with legislators. This event is sponsored by a long list of organizations at the bottom of the page. To learn more

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