Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Call Your Senator NOW - Vote NO on the Mensch Amendment

Please call your Senator RIGHT NOW.  The Pennsylvania Senate is debating and voting TODAY on Senator Mensch's amendment to SB 732.

SB 732 that would would license abortion providers, create a consumer complaint system, and provide for unannounced Department of Health inspections prior to licensing and in response to any reported serious events. We have major concerns about the harassment potential SB 732 presents. It may be made even worse if Senator Mensch gets his way and  amends the bill to require abortion providers upgrade to ambulatory surgical facility standards; this amendment, just like HB 574, if passed, will likely cause most of our 20 free-standing clinics to close, curtail the services they provide, and/or increase the cost of a procedure beyond many women's reach.

You can find your Senator's contact information at http://www.legis.state.pa.us/cfdocs/legis/home/findyourlegislator/

Please call immediately and tell your Senator the following:

VOTE NO on Mensch Amendment TO SB 732.
VOTE No on SB 732 due to its potential to harass clinics and invade women's right to privacy.

1 comment:

  1. Update:
    The Senate decided to hold off on debate of Senator Mensch's amendment. So please keep the calls coming.