Here in Massachusetts, we have a responsibility to fight back against
the national attacks on health care access, reproductive health, and equal
rights. Let’s show the rest of the country these rights must be protected at
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Please cosponsor the following bills
Dear [Decision Maker],
In this new national political climate, health care access and equal rights are under attack for so many of our citizens. In Massachusetts, I hope you will work to pass state policies in this new legislative session that increase health care access, defend sexual and reproductive rights, and help Massachusetts women and families succeed.As your constituent, I urge you to support the following pieces of legislation:1. An Act Relative to Advancing Contraception Coverage and Economic Security in Our State (SD 939, HD 450), Filed by Senator Harriette Chandler, Representative Pat Haddad, and John ScibakA bill to close current birth control coverage loopholes in the Affordable Care Act and to ensure that all Massachusetts women can continue to access no-copay birth control, regardless of what happens nationally. 2. An Act Relative to Healthy Youth (SD 912, HD 2653)Filed by Senator Sal DiDomenico, Representative James O'Day, and Paul BrodeurA bill to ensure that when schools in Massachusetts teach sex ed, they use a curriculum that is medically-accurate, comprehensive, and LGBTQ-inclusive. 3. An Act to Protect Access to Confidential Healthcare (SD 1174, HD 3059)Filed by Senator Karen Spilka, Representative Kate HoganA bill to protect patient confidentiality for those enrolled on their parents' or partners' health insurance. 4. An Act Relative to Telemedicine (SD 1182, HD 1056)Filed by Senator Jason Lewis, Representative John ScibakA bill to create a strong state telemedicine policy in order to break down barriers to health care access.5. An Act Establishing a Family and Medical Leave and Temporary Disability Insurance Program (SD 1768, HD 2573)Filed by Senator Karen Spilka, Representative Ken GordonA bill to establish a paid family medical leave and temporary disability policy to help people in Massachusetts take care of themselves and their families. 6. An Act Safeguarding the Health Care Decisions of Young Adults/An Act to Improve the Safety of Young Women (SD 1167, HD 1618)Filed by Senator Michael Barrett, Representative David LinskyA bill to ensure young women have access to the health care they need by adjusting the age of consent for abortion to 16, bringing this law in line with other state statutes that give young people age 16 and older the right to consent to prenatal care, mental health services, and other care.
Sincerely,[Your Name] [City, State ZIP][Your Email]