The 2017 Utah Legislative session ended last week—with no last minute surprises to report on! Below is a summary of the legislative action that took place within Planned Parenthood’s priority areas: Sex education: Thanks to Equality Utah and Senator Adams’ S.B. 196, Utah sex educators are no longer restricted when talking about homosexuality and can now
We’re in the final week of the 2017 Utah Legislative Session! It’s looking like we’re going to end this year’s session on a quiet note. Just a few updates on bills we’ve been following: H.B. 384 Abortion Clinic Licensing Amendments The bill was heard and passed with a favorable recommendation by the House
Week Six: So far, so good. A quick recap of the bills we are focused on at Planned Parenthood as we head into the last 10 days of the 2017 Legislative Session: H.B. 384 Abortion Clinic Licensing Amendments Rep. King is the sponsor of another great piece of legislation; his aim is to wipe out
Week Five is the week for proactive legislation and work! Members of Congress are on their President’s Day recess and may be in town this week—some are even hosting townhalls. Let’s show them how many Utahns stand with Planned Parenthood by showing off and showing up in action pink! Here are some tips on making
Week three was quite eventful for us—there was a very raucous and very publicized town hall meeting and a couple bills effecting reproductive justice saw some movement. As we continue on this journey that is the 2017 legislative session, remember that Planned Parenthood’s policy agenda encompasses three main ideals: improving access to affordable health care,
The 2017 Legislative Session is off with a “bang” and we are busy working on bills as they roll out early this year. Planned Parenthood’s policy agenda is threefold: improving access to affordable health care, creating access to quality sex education for all young people, and maintaining access to safe and legal abortion in Utah.