There is nothing new about these Republican attacks on our family planning decisions. In fact, from the moment they came into power, Republicans in the House of Representatives have been waging a war on women’s health.
The fact is that we would have had comprehensive health care now, had it not been for Ted Kennedy’s deliberately blocking the legislation that I proposed in 1978 or ’79.
By offering individuals ownership and control of their health care coverage, we return control to the patients and that is exactly where it should be.
I never could have achieved the success that I have without setting physical activity and health goals.