Message from Cecile Richards: House Just Passed AHCA—Call your Senators | Planned Parenthood Video

The U.S. House of Representatives has voted on the worst women’s health legislation in a generation. Call your Senators to stop the bill → istandwithpp.org/call #IStandWithPP The American Health Care Act (AHCA), including the provision to prohibit people with Medicaid coverage from accessing preventive care at Planned Parenthood, has drawn widespread opposition from health care experts, including the American Public Health Association, the American Medical Association and the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, members of Congress from both parties, and a clear majority of American voters. Watch more VIDEOS → videos.plannedparenthood.org. Visit the I Stand with Planned Parenthood #IStandWithPP WEBSITE → istandwithpp.org TRANSCRIPT: I’m Cecile Richards, president of Planned Parenthood Federation of America. Just moments ago, the U.S. House of Representatives passed The American Health Care Act - the worst bill for women and women's health in a generation. Members of Congress just voted to take away health care coverage for millions of people - and block access to Planned Parenthood for our patients who rely on Medicaid. The bill also strips away essential health benefits, including maternity care, and undermines protections for millions with pre-existing conditions. In short, this bill makes it harder to prevent unintended pregnancy, harder to have a healthy pregnancy, and harder to raise a family. This bill barely passed the House of Representatives, which means we've got to stop it in the Senate. But, it’s going to take every single one of us. We have one job in this moment: Call your Senators and tell them that you oppose the American Health Care Act. This is the fight of our lives, and health care for millions is at stake. We need everyone who cares about the future of our country to keep calling until we defeat this bill.more

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