Miami-Dade Democrats Denounce Trump's Anti-Choice “Gag Rule”

In 1984, the Republican Party imposed what became known as the global “gag rule”, prohibiting federal funds to support health organizations that discussed family planning, the use of contraceptives, or access to abortion.  It has since been overturned by every Democratic president, and reinstituted under every Republican administration.  Extensive research on these thirty years has been clear: when funding is reduced for health-focused organizations that so much as discuss family planning, there is the unintended consequence of an increase in abortions due to more unplanned pregnancies.

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Save the date: 2019 Blue Gala to be held on Saturday, November 2

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August 6 at Freedom Tower: Honoring the victims of the El Paso and Ohio Shootings

WE HONOR THE VICTIMS OF THE EL PASO AND OHIO SHOOTINGS AND PROTEST INACTION ON GUN CONTROL BY STATE AND NATIONAL LAWMAKERS

The Democratic Hispanic Caucus of Miami Dade, the People’s Progressive Caucus of Miami Dade, Alianza for Progress, Young Progressives of America, The Maurice A. Ferré Puerto Rican Democratic Club and Florida Immigrant Coalition will hold a protest to demand action.

On Tuesday, August 6th, organizations, groups and individuals will gather at 6:30 PM in front of the Freedom Tower 600 Biscayne Blvd, Miami, FL 33132, to honor the victims of this weekend’s shootings and to protest the inaction from local and national lawmakers on gun reform.

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August 14: Road to the White House starts in Miami-Dade

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Where to watch the next Presidential Primary Debates on July 30-31 in Miami

After an intense debate between 20 of the Democratic Presidential Primary candidates in Miami, the candidates head to Detroit at the end of July. Broadcast live on CNN, we invite voters to join us at select venues in Miami-Dade.

Are you aware of other watch parties taking place? Email comms@miamidadedems.org with details.

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