Extreme Six Issue 6:
Personhood

If enacted, Personhood measures not only would ban abortion, but also could interfere with personal, private decisions about birth control, management of a miscarriage, and access to fertility treatment (like IVF).MORE

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CHAMP VS. CHUMP

See what's at stake for women's health and rights if some of these chumps get elected over our champs in the nation's midterm elections on Nov. 4.

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Scott Brown - New Hampshire
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Scott Brown

New Hampshire
(R) U.S. Senate

Scott Brown failed Massachusetts women when he represented them in the U.S. Senate, and now he’s trying to return to Washington — this time to represent New Hampshire.

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Jeanne Shaheen - New Hampshire
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Jeanne Shaheen

New Hampshire
(D) U.S. Senate

Senator Jeanne Shaheen is the only woman in U.S. history to serve as both a governor and U.S. senator, and she has championed women’s health and rights in both positions.

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Bruce Braley
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Joni Ernst
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Mark Begich
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Dan Sullivan

State Spotlight

Colorado

Colorado

Over the last several legislative sessions, Colorado has successfully passed pro-women’s health bills, including those that have increased the effectiveness of comprehensive sex education.

  • Colorado is a firmly pro-women’s health state.
  • Colorado defeated 10 anti-women’s health bills in the last three state legislative sessions.
  • Colorado has reduced the teen pregnancy rate by 40 percent by supporting increased access to long-acting, reversible contraceptives.
  • Women’s health opponents have continually tried to strip important provisions for Colorado women at the ballot box.
  • Colorado is once again facing an anti-abortion amendment this November.
  • The amendment on the Colorado ballot could ban abortion in the state.