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Patty Judge on Abortion

 

 


Supports public funding for Planned Parenthood

Q: On Healthcare: Should Planned Parenthood be eligible to receive public funds for non-abortion health services?

Grassley: No

Judge: Yes

Q: On Contraception: Should employers be able to withhold contraceptive coverage from employees if they disagree with it morally?

Grassley: Yes. Religious freedom takes precedence.

Judge: Probable no, based on Emily's List endorsement.

Q: On Abortion: Should abortion be highly restricted?

Grassley: Yes

Judge: No

Source: CampusElect Voter Guide to 2016 Iowa Senate race , Oct 9, 2016

Strong advocate for protecting access to women's health care

As a former nurse, Patty knows the importance of quality health care and how critical it is that women be able to make their own health care decisions. Patty has been a strong advocate throughout her career for protecting access to health care for women. She will stand up to Republicans like Chuck Grassley who believe Planned Parenthood should be defunded and will fight any attempts to make it more difficult for women to receive the health care they need.
Source: 2016 Iowa Senate campaign website PattyJudgeForIowa.com , Aug 8, 2016

Endorsed Endorsed by EMILY's list for pro-choice Democratic women.

Judge is endorsed by Congressional endorsement list

Our immediate focus is to protect our gains from 2008 and make sure President Obama has strong Democratic majorities in Congress. Its name? EMILY's List--an acronym for "Early Money Is Like Yeast" (because it makes the dough--campaign funds--rise).
Source: 2010 Congressional endorsement list 2010-EML on Sep 1, 2010

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