Reproductive Rights are Human Rights

Eroding Abortion Rights Is Just the Beginning

Nancy Northup, president and CEO of the Center for Reproductive Rights, and Rachel B. Tiven, chief executive of Lambda Legal, have dedicated their lives to fiercely defending the rights of women and same-sex couples.

Now under threats from a president committed to eroding the hard-won victories of the organizations they each lead, Northup and Tiven have joined forces in this powerful Washington Post op-ed where they write:

What is at stake is more than LGBT rights or abortion rights. It’s our right under the Constitution to decide who we are and to make the most intimate and personal decisions in our life without government interference — and to do so with dignity.

Crucial to protecting these rights is Supreme Court nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch. Will he respect precedent and established legal protections for abortion and same-sex marriage? Every American—no matter their gender or sexuality—has the right to know.

Read the full Washington Post op-ed.


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