Rolling Back Women's Rights

Mitt Romney is committed to overturning Roe v. Wade, and has said he would “get rid of ” Planned Parenthood. He has been endorsed by candidates and lawmakers across the country who are equally committed to moving backwards. Take a look at the map below to see how they’ve attacked women’s rights.

Use the map or select a state from the dropdown menu to the left to see the attempts to roll back women’s rights in that state.

What President Obama Has Done

What Mitt Romney Would Do

Passed the Affordable Care Act, guaranteeing that women will not be denied coverage based on their health or charged higher rates because of their gender

Repeal the Affordable Care Act, saying “I’ll kill it dead on Day One”

Ensured that the cost of contraception is fully covered by most health plans, saving women as much as $18,000 over the course of a lifetime

Allow bosses to deny their employees coverage for birth control and other health services based on their personal beliefs

Signed the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act, helping women fight back when they don’t receive equal pay for equal work, and championed the Paycheck Fairness Act

Won’t say whether he would have signed the Lilly Ledbetter law, and refuses to take a position on the Paycheck Fairness Act

Committed to protecting a woman’s right to choose

Backed a bill to outlaw all abortions – even in cases of rape or incest

Opposed attempts to defund Planned Parenthood

Slash family planning funding, and “get rid of” funding for Planned Parenthood