Thursday, November 19, 2009

From Twitter 11-18-2009



  • 04:45:33: From Twitter 11-17-2009: 02:27:36: You know you are doing something right when #AntiChoice crazies link to your.. http://bit.ly/2ZEs0f
  • 10:21:16: At capital hill listening to senator #Stebanow with @kadarlikeradar lobbying against #stupak amendment
  • 10:25:35: Senator says we can count on all female democratic senators to oppose #stupak amndmnt. They are speaking to the 2 republican female senators
  • 10:27:22: Planned parenthood president giving opening remarks.Senate bill for healthcare will be introduced tomorrow. We will work to prevent #stupak
  • 10:29:38: Another proof pro #stupak people dont care for women or babies. America # 29 for infant mortality in world but these senators didnt
  • 10:32:16: These senators didnt fight to include basic maternal care in healthcare bill. #stupak voted against health bill. He doesn't want healthcare
  • 10:42:50: Listening to @EllieSmeal give inspiring speech as usual. House of representatives said they waited to hear from the bishops before voting
  • 10:45:37: Love catholics for choice present here. They want us to remember bishops dont represent millions of catholics in usa #catholicsforchoice
  • 11:07:23: Listening to #NARAL NYC president.
  • 11:08:49: Listening to #NARAL NYC president. Democratic party will suffer if #stupak amendment passes #DNC
  • 11:54:29: Waiting at senator #Schumer office with heads of planned parenthood and NARAL to speak about stopping #stupak amendment
  • 12:05:02: senator #Schumer just said he thinks we will succeed in stopping #stupak amendment
  • 12:21:31: So many organizations here at #schumer office. #NARAL #plannedParenthood #centerForReproductiveRights #EleanorRooseveltLegacy
  • 12:24:37: So many organizations here at #schumer office. #ReligiousCoalitionForReproductiveRights #NationalInstituteForReproductiveRights and others
  • 12:26:16: Planned parenthood president says abortion most common surgical procedure for american women. #stupak #plannedparenthood
  • 12:28:02: senator #Schumer just walked in #stupak amendment
  • 12:29:31: senator #Schumer was in halloween parade dressed as the public option #stupak amendment
  • 13:07:32: Talking to very cool make feminist and planned parenthood employee. Asked him about doing halloween parade for planned parenthood
  • 13:09:18: Listening to senator chris dodd about defeating #stupak amendment. Standing room only with 150 pro choice supporters #proChoice
  • 13:11:45: Wonderful organizers here from @feministcampus feminist majority foundation. Meghan & i stayed with @radarlikeradar last night
  • 13:18:24: senator chris #dodd says this is critical time & we must work hard the next few weeks about defeating #stupak or we will loose & regret it
  • 14:09:01: Having lunch on capital hill with amazing @feministcampus feminist majority foundation campus organizers
  • 15:22:42: Listening to senator #murray about stop #stupak amendment. National council of jewish women another organization here
  • 15:32:15: #plannedparenthood president says very important to focus on local media and show senators their home constituencies care
  • 15:33:44: #plannedparenthood president says we must keep vigilant because the other side will not stop
  • 15:40:12: Choice USA & latina institute also involved. Stop #stupak amendment
  • 16:27:37: Senator #brown from health committee, long time supporter of women, speaking now. He is grateful for pro choice activists
  • 16:30:49: Senator #brown speaking about his pullitzer prize winning wife. She checked up on his record on pro choice and gay rights before dating him
  • 16:36:02: Nebraska louisiana connecticut and arkansas 4 states we must convince senators to support stop #stupak amendment
  • 18:06:36: Just spent an amazing hour speaking to @elliesmeal
  • 18:22:58: Listening to co-chair of pro choice house of representatives
  • 18:28:02: Listening to jerry #nadler of NY: another big supporter against #stupak amendment
  • 18:28:41: #stupak amendment is NOT Hyde amendment. Pro choice caucus in house of representatives has 190 members
  • 18:29:29: Listening to other co-chair of pro choice caucus house of representatives
  • 18:32:04: Why is viagra covered by some insurance but not reproductive health? Stop #stupak amendment
  • 18:41:36: Conference of bishops failed their religion by holding hostage healthcare bill because it would help the poor and heal the sick. #stupak
  • 18:42:56: Nancy #pelosi met over 200 members of congress once or more to work on healthcare bill. Stop #stupak amendment
  • 18:45:57: Churches shouldn't be allowed to dip into women's purses any more than govt should be allowed to dip into church treasuries. Stop #stupak
  • 21:32:48: Energized after full day of lobbying against #stupak amendment. Visit wi pro choice congress members perfect end to capital hill visit
  • 21:36:40: Reception afterward was nice. Spoke to pres of planned parenthood & took photo with her. Met Joe vess of @mencanstoprape Hugged @elliesmeal
  • 21:37:38: Another pro choice congress member talking about 3 women who died from coat hangers When he went to college. Stop #stupak amendment


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