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For Immediate Release

M.E. Ficarra, 547-1241

Press Conference: Senate Trumpcare Plan Harms Women


National Organization for Women, Feminist Majority, In Her Own Voice, and the National Women's Law Center join together to speak out about how the Senate and House versions of Trumpcare harm women.

Who: Terry O'Neill, President of NOW
Michelle Batchelor, Deputy Director of In Our Own Voice: National Black Women's Reproductive Justice Agenda
Janel George, Director of Federal Reproductive Rights and Health
Eleanor Smeal, President of the Feminist Majority
Mercy Morganfield, Women's March on Washington

Where: National Press Club, Zenger Room, 529 14th Street, Washington, DC

When: Friday, June 23, 2017, 1:00pm

Why: Both the House passed version of the American Health Care Act (AHCA) and the newly released draft of the Senate Better Care Reconciliation Act cruelly impact millions, especially women. The speakers will specify its disparate impact on women, especially women of color, low-come women but also middle income women, elderly women, and young women.

Live tweet the event: #stoptrumpcare

The National Organization for Women (NOW) is the largest organization of feminist activists in the United States. NOW has 500,000 contributing members and 550 chapters in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.