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Rosen Joins Letter Urging VA to Lift Abortion Restrictions for Veterans, Eligible Dependents

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) joined 24 of her Senate colleagues in a letter to Secretary of Veterans Affairs Denis McDonough calling for immediate administrative action to allow veterans and their eligible dependents to access abortion care and all related services through the VA. Following the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, over 800,000 women veterans—roughly half of all women veterans in this country—live in states that are certain or likely to...

Rosen, Murkowski Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Ensure Dedicated Nursing Spaces in VA Medical Centers for Mothers Who Are Veterans

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Senators Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), members of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, introduced the bipartisan Lactation Spaces for Veteran Moms Act to ensure every medical center managed by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) contains a hygienic, private space specifically designated for nursing for veterans, VA employees, and their partners. There are currently 90 VA medical centers across the country with such...

Rosen, Colleagues Urge Action to Protect Abortion Access in Letter to President Biden

WASHINGTON, DC – This weekend, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) joined 33 Senators in a letter to President Joe Biden urging him to take bold action to protect reproductive rights after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade and as Congressional Republicans make it clear they want to enact a nationwide abortion ban. 

“We appreciate that in your speech yesterday, you acknowledged the reality that the ‘health and life of women across this nation are now at risk.’ Now is the time for bold action...

Rosen Statement on Supreme Court Decision to Overturn Roe v. Wade, End Federal Protection for Reproductive Rights

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) released the following statement after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned the landmark case Roe v. Wade.

“The devastating move by the Supreme Court to overturn a fundamental right and nearly 50 years of precedent will have dire consequences for women’s health and reproductive freedom all across our country,” said Senator Rosen. “This decision takes away women’s right to make their own decisions about their health care and their family, handing...

Rosen, Colleagues Reintroduce Bipartisan Resolution Honoring Women Veterans

Resolution Would Designate June 12 as Women Veterans Appreciation Day

WASHINGTON, DC – Yesterday, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, along with Senators Cory Booker (D-NJ), Marsha Blackburn (R-TN), and Mike Braun (R-IN) introduced a resolution designating June 12, 2022 as Women Veterans Appreciation Day to honor women veterans for their military service and recognize the growing presence of women in the United States Armed Forces and National Guard...

Rosen Joins Senators Urging President Biden to Take Executive Action to Protect Reproductive Rights

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) joined Senate colleagues in a letter urging President Biden to issue an executive order to protect the reproductive rights of American women if Roe v. Wade is overturned.

“Americans across the nation and at every level of government must stand up against this unprecedented assault on women and their right to make decisions about their own bodies and lives,” wrote the Senators. “But as President of the United States, you have the unique...

Rosen, Colleagues Urge Defense Secretary to Protect Reproductive Rights for Servicemembers

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, joined Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) and five other colleagues in writing a letter to Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin urging him to act proactively to protect servicemembers’ access to reproductive healthcare. 

If the Supreme Court’s draft opinion in the Dobbs case goes into effect and strikes down Roe, hundreds of thousands of troops, dependents, and DoD civilians stationed in states...

ICYMI: Rosen Discusses Vote on Women’s Health Protection Act with ABC News

WASHINGTON, DC – Last night, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) joined ABC News Live to discuss today’s Senate vote to protect the future of reproductive rights in the United States after recent news that the Supreme Court is moving to overturn Roe v. Wade. Last year, Senator Rosen helped introduce the Women’s Health Protection Act, legislation to protect the constitutional right to access reproductive health care and provide a safeguard against dangerous state-level abortion bans and restrictions....

ICYMI: Rosen Joins MSNBC’s Morning Joe to Discuss Future of Roe v. Wade

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) joined MSNBC’s Morning Joe to discuss the recent news that the U.S. Supreme Court plans to overturn Roe v. Wade and what Congress can do to protect the reproductive rights of millions of Americans. Yesterday, Senator Rosen issued a statement on these reports and reiterated her support for codifying Roe into law.

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“I can just tell you, my phone has been ringing off the hook – texts, calls coming in. Women and girls are...

Rosen Pledges to Continue Fighting to Protect Reproductive Rights After Senate Vote on Women’s Health Protection Act

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP), voted to advance debate on the Women’s Health Protection Act, which she co-sponsored last year. This legislation would effectively codify Roe v. Wade, protecting the right to access reproductive health care and safeguarding against dangerous state-level abortion bans and restrictions. The Senate failed to invoke cloture on the motion to take up this bill.

“W...