McSally on Planned Parenthood

McSally on Planned Parenthood

Healthcare
Jun 1, 2017 Martha McSally’s longtime opposition to federal funding for Planned Parenthood is out of step with her district.   Recent polling showed that 54% of her constituents would be more likely to oppose her if she voted to defund Planned Parenthood.[1] This is unsurprising, as Planned Parenthood has a 60% favorability rating in Arizona (71% among Hispanics).[2]   There are two Planned Parenthood clinics in McSally’s district, which provide health care services such as cancer screenings, STD testing and treatment, and birth control. (One of the clinics also provides abortions, but federal dollars don’t cover those services.)   In 2012,  McSally marked “opposed” on a Center for Arizona Policy survey that asked about federal funding for Planned Parenthood. Then in 2015, she dangled the possibility that she might…
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McSally on Science

McSally on Science

Science & Environment
  SCIENCE / THE ENVIRONMENT *Votes on science as reported on Feb 23, 2017 town hall event* The U of A’s $600 million in research and development expenditures place it in the top 5% of American universities. The U of A is Tucson’s largest employer.   If you Google “science” and Martha McSally, you will learn that she was a biology major at the Air Force Academy. There was a press release a year ago about how she wants to use NeuroScreening technology developed at the U of A to vet people at the border. (She’s the Chair of the Border Subcommittee.) Also, she wants NASA to encourage girls to study STEM.   From the EPA’s web site, on the impact of climate change in Arizona: “In the coming decades,…
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