This blog post is originally from abbyhonold.com and all rights are reserved to the author. Abby is a rape survivor/thriver + sexual assault advocate. Her work includes fighting for a bill to expand the use of trauma-informed techniques in responding to sexual assault. Thank you for allowing us to repost.
Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault advocates collectively raised our fists together in solidarity with the #TimesUp movement makers at the 2018 Golden Globes. This is yet another headline grabbing moment when celebrities and activists are united to bring urgent attention to the epidemic of of sexual assault, sexual harassment, and domestic violence. Framing the urgency of the call to action in time was a brilliant strategy.
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November 29, 2017 Dear Chairman Grassley, Ranking Member Feinstein, Chairman Goodlatte, Acting Ranking Member Nadler, Chairman Gowdy, and Ranking Member Jackson Lee,
On behalf of the one in three American women who will be a victim of domestic or sexual violence, we strongly oppose efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) individual mandate in the Senate tax bill. The Congressional Budget Office reports that repealing the requirement that Americans have health insurance would result in 13 million Americans losing coverage, and an overall increase in healthcare premiums.
October 4, 2017 - Dear Chairman Enzi, Ranking Member Sanders, Chairman Black, and Ranking Member Yarmuth: