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Get my Vagina Out of your Mouth!

I live in Indiana. The defunding of Planned Parenthood directly effects me and my community and yet, the people are silent and most importantly, women are silent.  Stop just "liking" statuses or retweeting a 140 character protest rant.  Get involved to save your communities.  We need to be rallying around Planned Parenthood and other women serving orgs who allow women to make healthy decisions about their reproductive health.

Indiana isn't the only state seeking to defund Planned Parenthood.  Its coming to a state near you.  Its men making decisions about the health and well-being of women and our right to choose and I'm not talking about abortion but where we want to receive our healthcare services.  Many women see their primary care physicians at a Planned Parenthood clinic.  The law signed by Mitch Daniels is illegal.  We, the people, need to make our voices heard.  Women, fight for your rights.  This is about you.  Its not about abortion.  The majority of Planned Parenthood services educate on reproductive health including abstinence.  Planned Parenthood has comprehensive adoption services.  We have to view this as an assault on women's health and not some way to stop abortions.  Abortions will continue especially now we've taken access to birth control and family planning services.

I can't let all of those who want to bring up the founding Planned Parenthood and its initial intentions as a reason to not fight for this cause.  I know about the genocidal focus of Planned Parenthood's shady, horrible past. Its all true. What is it today though? 

Save my vagina from men (and women) who only want to use it as a means to political power. Leave my vagina alone.  Instead, provide education.  Get me some healthcare.  Help me to live better.  My vagina is mine. Its not to be regulated and played with. (ok...pause that) We need to continue to fight with Planned Parenthood.  Women....stand up. Don't let anyone keep you quiet.


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