Saturday, March 31, 2012

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Democrats
Automat --

I can promise you this: We won't be asking you for a donation tomorrow.

We're counting down the hours to tonight's critical FEC fundraising deadline -- our biggest yet.

Whatever we have in the bank when that clock strikes midnight will be an important measure of how ready we are to take on the other side.

We have big plans to help President Obama and Democrats across the country win in November.

But right now, it's all about what we do before midnight.

If you can, chip in $3 or more to help Democrats:

https://my.democrats.org/Deadline

And may your inbox be blissfully uncluttered tomorrow.

Thanks,

Debbie

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Automat --

I need you with me on this one.

Tonight's deadline is our biggest yet, and I need everyone pitching in.

Give $3 or whatever you can:

https://my.democrats.org/Today

Let's go,

Barack




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Friday, March 30, 2012

Just in: Free bumper stickers

Democrats
Automat --

I've got a free bumper sticker for you -- want one?

Free bumper sticker

If you're proud to call yourself a Democrat, these stickers are a great way to show it off to the world.

You'll be telling everyone who sees it that you're committed to our common values of protecting health care reform, defending a woman's right to choose, and creating an economy built to last.

And who knows? You just might inspire someone who sees it. Maybe they'll head online to learn more about what it means to be a Democrat. Maybe they'll get involved in a local campaign.

Maybe you'll change someone's mind this November.

So put these wherever folks can see them -- on your car, in your window, or on your backpack.

Get your free sticker today:

http://my.democrats.org/Get-Your-Free-Sticker

Thanks,

Patrick

Patrick Gaspard
Executive Director
Democratic National Committee




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Thursday, March 29, 2012

Saturday night

Automat --

I'm not going to waste your time here: March 31st is this campaign's most critical fundraising deadline so far.

Whatever we've got in the bank on Saturday night is what we've got for the next phase of this election. And with the Republican primaries wrapping up, you can bet that it's going to be the toughest phase yet.

How ready we are depends on you. Chip in $3 or more now and take control:

https://my.democrats.org/Before-Saturday

Thanks,

Joe




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Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Carpet-bombing Barack Obama

Democrats
Automat --

Just this week, the Los Angeles Times ran an interview quoting the Republican National Committee's political director, Rick Wiley, talking about their 2012 strategy:

"Wiley acknowledged that the RNC can't fully unleash its entire 2012 operation, which will cost hundreds of millions of dollars, until there is a GOP presidential nominee who can help raise money for the party's efforts.

"'When we get that nominee, boom,' he said."

I'm going to take "boom" to mean they're planning on carpet-bombing Barack Obama the very moment they have a presumptive nominee -- and we have to be ready for them.

We're facing a critical FEC fundraising deadline this Saturday. Make sure we're ready for this fight and donate $5 or more today.

To be clear, though, the Republicans aren't exactly biding their time while they wait for a nominee.

The Romney campaign has already spent $68 million in this race. The Super PACs have eclipsed that nearly two-fold, spilling $112 million into the primaries -- an amount that's literally unprecedented.

And remember, this is all before things go "boom."

Democrats and the Obama campaign have been planning for months to make sure we're ready for our opponent. The only thing that will stop us is if we don't have the resources to do it.

What we have on hand by this Saturday's critical FEC deadline will tell us if we're ready or not.

Make sure we're ready. Donate today:

https://my.democrats.org/Boom

Thanks,

Patrick

Patrick Gaspard
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Tuesday, March 27, 2012

We had no idea

Automat --

As we count down to another critical fundraising deadline for this campaign, it's important to remember this:

We always knew this election would be about two competing economic plans -- whether we get to build on our progress or see it taken away.

But we had no idea we'd also be up against a social agenda that would roll back decades of progress, particularly for women's health.

That means the consequences of this election will be felt in more ways than we'd counted on -- and what you do this week will help decide what they are.

Will you donate $3 or more right now?

https://my.democrats.org/March-Deadline

Thank you,

Barack



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Monday, March 26, 2012

Early attacks

Democrats
Automat --

The Republican attack machine is already cranking up -- who says they need a nominee?

While Mitt Romney and the other Republican candidates fight for the nomination, the Republican National Committee isn't wasting any time. Last week, the RNC announced it was stepping up its campaign, starting with new TV ads attacking the President's record.

The RNC isn't waiting -- we can't afford to either. The FEC fundraising deadline is just six days away. Donate $3 today to make sure we stay ahead of the game.

I have to give the Republicans credit: They've learned from 2008, when our early organizing caught them by surprise. They're pouring resources into ten battleground states as soon as April, and they're already running misleading ads on everything from gas prices to -- you guessed it -- Obamacare.

We've been building for this day since 2008. The DNC has organizers on the ground in cities and towns across the country, building the neighbor-to-neighbor teams it's going to take to win in November. We're supporting local state parties in all fifty states, helping them expose Republican distortions in the media and online.

But you can be sure the Republicans are going to spend whatever it takes to catch up.

With the Republicans moving early, we need to redouble our efforts to keep our edge. March 31st marks a crucial fundraising deadline, and a test of strength for Democrats nationwide.

Can you donate $3 to help us push back against Republican attacks?

https://my.democrats.org/Not-Waiting

Thanks,

Patrick

Patrick Gaspard
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Friday, March 23, 2012

It gets me fired up

Automat --

Two years ago today, we passed health care reform.

We did the right thing and it's affecting people's lives.

Preventive services with no out-of-pocket costs, an end to women paying higher premiums just because they're women, protection from insurance company abuses, 33 million Americans gaining coverage ... and it extends the solvency of Medicare through 2024, while closing the "doughnut hole" in prescription-drug coverage and reducing costs for seniors.

It's a long list of achievements that affects each and every one of us.

When I hear the other side saying they'll take it all away, that gets me pretty fired up.

I'm proud we passed the Affordable Care Act. Let's show just how many of us are willing to protect it.

If you're with me, stand up for this landmark legislation today:

http://my.democrats.org/Proud

Thanks,

Joe




 

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Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Women are not a "pre-existing condition"

Democrats
Automat --

Right now, being a woman is considered a "pre-existing condition." In fact, insurance companies are charging women up to 50 percent more than men for the same coverage.

How many times have you heard Republicans say this is outrageous? Zero.

And how many times have you heard them vow to repeal the Affordable Care Act? We've lost track.

The Affordable Care Act will close the insurance gender gap once and for all. Beginning in 2014, it will be illegal for health insurers to charge women more than men for the same coverage.

So, by threatening to repeal this law, Mitt Romney and the GOP would essentially give insurance companies license to continue discriminating against women.

Don't let them get away with it.

Tell the GOP that being a woman should not be a "pre-existing condition."

Insurers charge higher premiums for women simply because they're women -- and more likely to visit doctors and have certain illnesses.

Under a Republican president, a 30-year-old woman in Chicago with a popular health plan would continue to pay 31 percent more than her male counterpart. In Kentucky, a 40-year-old woman would still be charged 53 percent more than a man for her insurance.

President Obama signed the Affordable Care Act into law to ensure that every American -- man or woman -- has an equal opportunity to access quality, affordable care.

Romney and every single Republican presidential candidate are campaigning hard against that idea.

Stand up for the Affordable Care Act and for women's right to affordable health care:

http://my.democrats.org/Gender-Gap

Thanks,

Simone

Simone Ward
Deputy Constituency Director
Democratic National Committee




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Monday, March 19, 2012

Thank them for their service

Democrats
Automat --

"Welcome home."

That was President Obama's message to troops at Fort Bragg in December, marking the end of the war in Iraq.

Today is the nine-year anniversary of the start of that war.

More than 1.5 million men and women served there over the past nine years. Some troops are still stationed overseas, in Afghanistan and elsewhere.

I'd like to ask you to take a moment today to reflect on the sacrifices our troops and their families have made -- and the sacrifices some are still making -- and invite you to leave a message to thank them for their service:

http://my.democrats.org/Thank-our-Veterans

President Obama recently announced one of the largest increases in funding for veterans' health care in decades, so they can return to the care they need.

He's also working to make sure veterans get the jobs they deserve, taking executive actions and signing legislation that provides help for them to re-enter the workforce.

It's an important part of his promise -- not just to bring the war in Iraq to a responsible end, but to honor our commitment to our service members.

And it all comes down to one simple principle: Because they got our backs, we'll get theirs.

Please take a moment to honor our troops' service on this anniversary, and if you'd like, send a message to thank them:

http://my.democrats.org/Thank-our-Veterans

Thanks,

Ron

Major Ron Pierce (Ret.)
Director of Outreach for Veterans and Military Families
Democratic National Committee



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Friday, March 16, 2012

"I love you back"

Automat --

I see this happen a lot:

Someone in a crowd yells at my husband, "We love you, Barack."

That's when he interrupts himself, smiles really big, and says, "I love you back." And he does.

That's why Barack's dinners with supporters mean so much to him -- because they give him a chance to show it and to say thanks.

I can say from experience you won't want to miss out on the next dinner. I hope you'll consider donating $3 -- or whatever you can to support the campaign -- and be automatically entered today:

https://my.democrats.org/Dinners-with-Barack

Thank you,

Michelle






















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Thursday, March 15, 2012

Tonight: Watch the premiere

Automat --

Tonight is the premiere of The Road We've Traveled, a documentary by Academy Award-winning director Davis Guggenheim on President Obama's first three years in office -- and you're invited to be one of the first to see it.

The film gives an inside look at some of the tough decisions the President had to make -- signing the Recovery Act, rescuing the auto industry, and pushing for health care reform when its chances of passing were far from certain. I was lucky enough to be in the room for some of them, and this film does an incredible job at capturing those moments.

It's a film we should make sure everyone sees.

Sign up to watch the premiere, then take a look at an exclusive teaser:

http://my.democrats.org/The-Road-Weve-Traveled

After you sign up, we'll send you the live stream link later today.

You don't want to miss this.

Thanks,

Patrick

Patrick Gaspard
Executive Director
Democratic National Committee

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From: Jeremy Bird, BarackObama.com
Subject: See the new film on President Obama

Patrick --

This Thursday, you're invited to the premiere of Academy Award-winning filmmaker Davis Guggenheim's documentary about President Obama's first three years in office and the tough calls he made to get our country back on track.

Be the first to see it -- and make sure others do, too.

If you know anyone who needs to know about the progress we've made under President Obama, this is the film that they need to see.

Check out the trailer (if you recognize the narrator's voice -- that's Tom Hanks), and sign up to watch the premiere on Thursday, March 15th:

Trailer: 'The Road We've Traveled.

After you sign up, look for an email on Thursday with the link to the livestream of the film.

When President Obama took office, our economy was in crisis, with 750,000 people losing their jobs every month, the auto industry near failure, and the markets close to collapse.

The Road We've Traveled follows the tough decisions the President made to bring our nation back from the brink and fight for the security of the middle class, from reining in Wall Street to ending the war in Iraq, reforming health care, and getting millions of Americans back to work.

The story's told by the people who watched it unfold -- like the First Lady, Vice President Biden, President Bill Clinton, and Elizabeth Warren.

Between now and November, this film will be one of the many tools we have to bring others into this campaign and get folks out to vote for the President.

Because you're a part of this campaign already, you should see it first, then share it with everyone you know who's been asking questions about the President's record or needs to get more engaged around this election.

You could even invite them over to watch it with you on Thursday.

So check out the trailer now, and sign up to watch the livestream on Thursday:

http://my.democrats.org/The-Road-Weve-Traveled

Thanks,

Jeremy

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Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Planned Parenthood

Democrats
Automat --

Here's Mitt Romney's proposal for reducing the deficit, according to an interview he gave yesterday:

"Planned Parenthood, we're going to get rid of that."

That's right, he said he'd get rid of Planned Parenthood -- the more than 90-year-old organization that one in five American women has depended on for health care, and that for many women is their only option for cancer screenings, clinical breast exams, and critical preventive care. Apparently, we can't afford it.

Here's what he says we can afford: Protecting and expanding tax cuts for the wealthy, and "that includes the top 1 percent."

Mitt Romney's actually willing to cut off women's access to health care to help fund tax benefits for millionaires and billionaires.

If you had any doubts that these attacks are real, or think they're just a side effect from a nasty GOP primary season, consider this a reality check.

There's one thing you can do right now -- whether you're a man or woman -- to fight back against Mitt Romney, Rick Santorum, and every Republican in Congress who repeatedly thinks a woman's health is their chip to barter:

Stand with the Democrats as we stand for women:

http://my.democrats.org/Stand-with-Democrats-for-Women

Thanks,

Debbie

Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz
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Saturday, March 10, 2012

Virginia's "ultrasound bill"

Democrats
Automat --

Last week, I told you Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell was getting ready to sign the "ultrasound bill," an atrocious proposal that would force all women considering abortions to get ultrasounds and require their doctors to ask if they'd like a picture.

Well, he signed it.

We didn't stop the bill this time, but we did make sure the entire country knew exactly what was going down in Virginia.

There are still 450 other bills on birth control and abortion in state legislatures across the country. With a far-right faction of the GOP holding a majority in many of them, it's unclear how many we can stop. But let me just say this: We need to be prepared to win in November.

As long as women's rights are being attacked, we're going to keep fighting back -- in Congress and in the states.

Say that you're ready to stand with Democrats as we stand up for women. Add your name today.

We're taking on this fight both nationally and in the states. In Virginia, that meant helping to fund the state party's rapid response communications team -- they pushed back on the ultrasound legislation, supported the Democrats who opposed it, and publicized peaceful protests of it at the capitol. That work helped put this bill on the national radar.

Right now, New Hampshire, Florida, Arizona, Ohio, and many other states are considering similar legislation.

The Texas legislature is in the midst of a bitter fight to eliminate state support for a wide range of women's health services. They've already eliminated two-thirds of their funding for women's health, closing more than half of the state's Planned Parenthood and other clinics. And now they're voting to reject aid for the Medicaid Women's Health Program. They claim they're doing this to fight abortion, but what they're actually doing is denying hundreds of thousands of women access to basic health care.

Clearly, this fight is about more than abortion and birth control.

I won't stop speaking out across the country about a woman's right to make her own health care decisions, and Democrats in the states won't stop pushing back against these bills.

I hope you won't stop fighting either.

Support the fight state by state and nationwide. Stand with the Democrats today:

http://my.democrats.org/Stand-for-Women

Thanks,

Debbie

Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz
Chair
Democratic National Committee



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Wednesday, March 07, 2012

Super Tuesday recap

Democrats
Automat --

Now that Super Tuesday is over, we know who our opponent will be.

It's a guy who would repeal health care reform the first chance he'd get. Someone who says he'd "Cut, Cap, and Balance" our budget by slashing Medicare and Social Security. A man who's willing to put a woman's health choices in the hands of her employers.

No, we don't know his name yet. But that's all we don't know. No matter who they choose, he'll be pushing the same agenda.

The clock's running out on the time we have to build our state and national organization before we're running against him.

The time to help Democrats build is now:

https://my.democrats.org/Help-Democrats

-- Brad

Brad Woodhouse
Communications Director
Democratic National Committee




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Tuesday, March 06, 2012

You're one of the first people I'm asking

Democrats
Automat --

Rush Limbaugh's vicious attack on Georgetown law student Sandra Fluke -- calling her a "slut" for testifying to protect women's access to contraception -- illustrates just how extreme and toxic the GOP attack on women's health has become.

The pressure you helped put on Rush got him to issue a public apology, if only a half-hearted one, but this issue isn't going away.

Immediately after the Senate voted against the Blunt-Rubio bill last week, GOP leaders promised that wouldn't be the end of it. House Speaker John Boehner signaled he'd take it to the House. This is a bill that not only lets employers deny coverage for contraception, it also lets them sidestep any medical service they object to -- possibly even flu shots and cancer screenings.

We have work to do to protect women's access to care.

As someone who's taken action on women's health, you're one of the first people I'm asking to help make sure the GOP doesn't curb women's access to contraception and preventive care.

One of the best ways to do that is to write a letter to the editor of your newspaper. Explain why you think women -- not their bosses -- should make decisions about their health.

Check out our letter to the editor tool, and speak out against the GOP's attempt to deny women access to care.

A letter to the editor is an easy and powerful way to share your opinion on an issue and inspire others to join the fight on the local level. The tool provides some helpful tips for getting started.

Public opinion's already on our side -- a New York Times poll last week found 63 percent of Americans are in favor of employers covering contraception, and 99 percent of American women have reported using it at some point in their life.

We need to show how truly out of the mainstream the GOP is on this issue.

While the attack on women's health continues to play out in Congress and on nationally syndicated talk radio, the fight's being waged at the state level, too. As of today, there are about 450 proposals on birth control and abortion in state legislatures across the country -- including Ohio, Florida, Arizona, Georgia, New Hampshire, Mississippi, and Texas.

Last Thursday, the same day the Blunt-Rubio amendment was voted down in the Senate, the Florida House passed a bill that would require women seeking abortions to wait 24 hours, that the clinics they go to be physician-owned (to rule out Planned Parenthood), and require doctors to describe potential fetal pain, an issue that's very existence is still being debated by scientists.

Also on that day, the Arizona House passed a state-level version of the Blunt-Rubio amendment, which will now go to the State Senate.

And Virginia GOP governor Bob McDonnell is getting ready to sign a bill that would force women considering abortions to pay for ultrasounds, and require their doctors to ask if they'd like a photo.

Across the country, the GOP's waging this battle, regardless of what it would actually mean for women. It's up to us to fight back. The stakes -- for women's health and women's rights -- are simply too high not to.

Check out our letter to the editor tool, then write one to help protect women's access to health care:

http://my.democrats.org/Fight-Back-for-Womens-Health

Thanks,

Simone

Simone Ward
National Director of Women's Outreach
Democratic National Committee

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Saturday, March 03, 2012

Rush Limbaugh's latest attack on women

Democrats
Automat --

So here's the latest in the GOP's attack on women's health:

Rush Limbaugh is now leading the charge, waging a series of ugly attacks on a Georgetown law student named Sandra Fluke, who bravely testified in Congress to protect a woman's access to contraception and preventive care.

His response? He called her a "slut" who "wants to be paid to have sex," adding, "she's having so much sex, she can't afford the contraception." He neglected to mention that Sandra was testifying about her friend who was denied birth control she needed in order to stop ovarian cysts from growing.

Displaying a stunning lack of leadership, Mitt Romney wouldn't denounce Rush's point of view, saying, "I'll just say this, which is, it's not the language I would have used."

Our President -- on the other hand -- called Sandra yesterday to thank her for speaking out for women.

As Democrats, we rally around and support the people who put themselves on the line for the things we believe in. Right now, we need to stand with Sandra.

Add your name in support of Sandra -- and everyone fighting to protect women's health.

The attacks coming from the GOP on women's health are way over the line -- and very dangerous.

Mitt Romney has come out in support of the "personhood" amendment, which would have outlawed some forms of birth control and even in-vitro fertilization. Rick Santorum declared contraception is "harmful to women." It's happening at the state level, too, like the bill Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell is about to sign into law that will force women considering abortions to have ultrasounds, and require doctors to ask them if they'd like a picture.

If we don't speak out, it'll continue.

We didn't fight as hard as we did for health care reform just to have key progress for women repealed by GOP politicians, like the Blunt-Rubio amendment would have done. And we didn't fight as hard as we did for women's rights just to have radio "entertainers" like Rush Limbaugh viciously attack women who stand up for the care they need.

Rush Limbaugh said Sandra's parents should be ashamed of her. President Obama told Sandra that her parents should be proud.

We're proud, too, because she's fighting for all of us.

Stand with Sandra and everyone else who's fighting for women's health today:

http://my.democrats.org/Stand-with-Sandra

Thanks,

Debbie

Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz
Chair
Democratic National Committee



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Friday, March 02, 2012

Contraception: The next round

Democrats
Automat --

This isn't the 1950s, it's 2012. Why we're debating a woman's access to birth control is beyond me.

Yesterday, the Senate voted down an attempt by the GOP to let employers opt out of providing any medical service they personally objected to -- but the bill was really drafted to let them opt out of covering contraception.

Of course, Democrats in the Senate stood strong.

But right after the vote, the bill's sponsor, Senator Roy Blunt, said, "I'm confident this issue is not over." House Speaker John Boehner immediately backed him up, saying, "It's important for us to win this issue," before hinting that he'd put it to a vote in the House.

This fight is definitely not over -- and we need to stand up for the women and men whose access to care would be denied if the GOP has their way.

Make sure we're ready for the next round. Chip in $5 or more to help Democrats fight back:

https://my.democrats.org/The-Next-Round

Thanks,

Debbie

Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz
Chair
Democratic National Committee



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Thursday, March 01, 2012

Fwd: I'm not just sending this email to women

Automat --

I wanted to make sure you heard about this: This morning, the Senate is voting on a bill that would allow any employer to deny a woman coverage for birth control and other medical services they find "morally objectionable."

Yesterday, Mitt Romney made news for opposing this bill. But then came another flip-flop -- this one in record time -- with Romney stating "of course" he supports one of the most controversial, extreme pieces of legislation we've seen in generations.

To put it simply: as we enter Women's History Month, Romney has officially signed on to the GOP's latest attack against women's health -- an attack spearheaded by Senators Roy Blunt and Marco Rubio, a potential vice presidential candidate.

Before the vote this morning, tell Mitt Romney, Marco Rubio, and Roy Blunt that a woman should be able to make her own health decisions, not her employer:

http://my.democrats.org/Our-Own-Health-Decisions

Thanks,

Simone

Simone Ward
National Director of Women's Outreach
Democratic National Committee

-------------Original Message-------------
From: Stephanie Cutter, BarackObama.com
Subject: I'm not just sending this email to women

Simone --

If you're a woman, who do you think should have control over your choice to use contraception: You or your employer?

Mitt Romney apparently thinks your employer should be able to deny you coverage for birth control.

Tomorrow morning, Senators Roy Blunt and Marco Rubio are putting a bill on the floor of the Senate to allow all employers -- not just religious organizations -- to deny insurance coverage for birth control and any other medical service they find "morally objectionable."

For a brief moment this afternoon, it looked like Mitt Romney was showing some spine and opposing the proposal. But literally within minutes, his campaign walked it back, clarifying that he supports the bill that would let any woman's boss decide whether or not her preventive care is covered.

If the bill passes, you can thank Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum's support for helping to pave the way for this anti-contraception agenda.

I'm not just sending this email to women. This is an issue for everyone: We're not about to sit back and let the other side tear down access to better care.

Stand for a woman's right to make her own health decisions.

Crafted in response to President Obama's announcement that birth control will be available to women, without any co-pay or deductible, the Blunt-Rubio bill would let employers deny coverage for any medical services they object to. This is not about churches and houses of worship -- they're already exempt under the Obama administration's guidelines. This is about any employer -- a restaurant, a retail store, or a corporation -- having the power to decide what's best for you and choose not to cover the care you need.

It doesn't stop at birth control. Your employer could also deny coverage for a number of preventive services: mammograms, cancer screenings, and possibly even flu shots.

If the Republican bill becomes law, the nearly 80 million women who receive coverage through their employers could lose access to these preventive services, which many just gained under the Affordable Care Act. And the decisions being made about their care would more likely be left to men: Businesses are 80 percent more likely to be owned by them.

That's the agenda that Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum are endorsing. And it doesn't end with just this amendment.

Romney said he would have supported a "personhood" amendment for Massachusetts, which could have banned many common forms of birth control, including the pill, and fertility treatments such as in vitro fertilization. And he's supported legislation to force women seeking abortions to first view ultrasounds. Rick Santorum's actually called contraception "harmful to women" and "harmful to society."

Now the Senate is voting on whether employers should be able to object to certain kinds of medical care, willy nilly. Tell these Republicans that this is a dangerous overreach.

Tell them we all should be able to make our own health decisions:

http://my.democrats.org/Our-Own-Health-Decisions

Thanks,

Stephanie

Stephanie Cutter
Deputy Campaign Manager
Obama for America




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