Seven Most Memorable Photos of the Year
Once again, we have thousands of photos to choose from — it was an amazing year. But nothing compares to these favorites from the past year….
1) Where Are the Women?
How out of touch were House Republican leaders on women’s health? Very. Congressman Darrell Issa (R-CA) held a hearing to oppose insurance coverage for contraception, yet refused to allow a single woman to testify in support of the benefit on the first panel.
2) Protect Women’s Health Rally in Front of the Supreme Court
Chanting “protect our care, protect the law!” and “health care works for you, health care works for me, health care works for every American family!” women and men of all ages cheered loudly in support of the health care law. The Supreme Court largely upheld the law on June 28.
3) Pillamina Makes Her Women are Watching Debut
4) Cecile Richards Speaks at the Democratic National Convention
Planned Parenthood Action Fund President Cecile Richards took the stage at the Democratic National Convention to explain why she's standing with President Obama and why they should be too. It was a moment we’ll never forget!
5) Sandra Fluke joins Women are Watching Bus Tour!
In spite of the high temperatures and ominous clouds overhead, Planned Parenthood supporters came out to hear Sandra Fluke and rally to protect women’s health. The heat couldn’t stop this enthusiastic crowd from letting all of Charlotte know that women are watching, and women will win!
6) Yes We Plan
Yes we did! Supporters like Mary J. Blige, Julianne Moore, and Q-Tip came together to make a promise to support President Obama.
7) OBAMA WINS RE-ELECTION!
This is moments after the networks had announced Barack Obama had won Ohio, thereby insuring his re-election as president. And yes, that is Cecile Richards in the air….