SubCatWomen

Themes in Women Questions

Reproductive rights was top-of-mind for many respondents, who asked if candidates would protect these rights from assault, veto attempts to restrict them, and fight efforts to overturn HB40.

How will you continue to protect women's reproductive rights, including abortion and Planned Parenthood in the State of IL; and what will you do to prevent Republicans from being successful in their attempts to repeal HB 40?
What will you do to protect women’s rights and fight the current administration’s roll-back of them?
What are you specifically going to do to protect women's right to choose, women's access to health care, and gender equality issues?
Would you veto any proposed legislation that limits a woman's right to her reproductive choices?
When will you adopt a platform of requiring insurance coverage for contraception and abortion for all women, including those on Medicaid, no compromises, no excuses?
Are you committed to the provisions of HB40, and defending them from inevitable efforts to overturn?

A small number of people also asked about candidates’ position on policies to ensure pay equity and what they would do to ensure the passage of the Equal Rights Amendment.

Women Questions

What is the issue that you would like candidates to address

What is a question on this issue you would like answered (if you have one)?

Abortion rights

When will you adopt a platform of requiring insurance coverage for contraception and abortion for all women, including those on Medicaid, no compromises, no excuses?

Protecting women's reproductive rights

How will you continue to protect women's reproductive rights, including abortion and Planned Parenthood in the State of IL; and what will you do to prevent Republicans from being successful in their attempts to repeal HB 40?

Healthcare & reproductive rights

What is your plan to cover Illinoiis residents and women’s reproductive rights should the federal government repeal the ACA?

Abortion

Assure me you don't support restrictions

Women’s rights

What will you do to protect women’s rights and fight the current administration’s roll-back of them?

Gender equality

What will you do to ensure the passage of the Equal Rights Amendment?

Economic inequality, including racial and gender inequality

Does this system work. My answer: "No"

Budget for healthcare, including mental health, transgender protection, women’s reproduction rights, and education

What is your stance on legalizing marijuana?

Women's Rights

What are you specifically going to do to protect women's right to choose, women's access to health care, and gender equality issues?

Woman's issue

How is Indivisible going to keep woman motivated & active to insure that woman's issues win out?

women's reproductive rights

Are you pro choice?

reproductive rights

Will you ensure IL continues to protect a woman's right to choose, regardless of changes at the federal level?

Prochoice

How do we protect a woman’s right to choose in Illinois?

Loss of women's health Resourses

Equity / social justice /

Women still don't have equal rights, which effect their whole lives and families.

Will you work to pass Illinois Equal Rights Amendment and work to pass it nation wide?

Pay equity for women

What is your position on pay equity and what policies would you make to insure women get paid on the basis of equal pay for equal work.?

Equal rights amendment

Reproductive Rights

Would you veto any proposed legislation that limits a women's right to her reproductive choices?

Reproductive choice

Are you committed to the provisions of HB40, and defending them from inevitable efforts to overturn?

Healthcare and women's reproductive rights

Increase the number of women in Congress.

Women's reproductive rights

How do we identify which companies support pro-choice and birth control (and don't use religion as a weapon) with their company insurance plans?