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Jessica Benham

State Representative,
Pennsylvania House District 36


The proof:

Jessica sponsored a bill that would remove unnecessary and irrelevant medical tests prior to an abortion.

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Thank Jessica for their support:

This legislator has consistently shown that they will protect abortion rights.

How to reach them:

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What to say:

Thank them for their consistency. Your support will encourage them to continue to vote this way, and may give them the confidence to become a stronger advocate of pro-choice legislation.

  • Introduce yourself, including your relation to the district.
  • Explain to them why abortion rights and access are important to you. (Personal stories work well here)
  • Thank them for their efforts, and encourage them to continue the fight.

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The latest from Jessica

Sponsored HB 1589

Jessica sponsored a bill that protects patients from the unauthorized disclosure of personal health information by a limited services pregnancy center, with some exceptions.

Jul 25, 2023

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“And I will ALWAYS be on the side of ensuring people have access to the full spectrum of reproductive health services in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.”

Jun 13, 2024

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2024 Planned Parenthood Pennsylvania Advocates Endorsement.

Mar 15, 2024

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Sponsored HB 802

Jessica sponsored a bill protecting the licenses of professional nurses who provide reproductive health services to non-residents.

Apr 4, 2023

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Sponsored HB 2847

Jessica sponsored a bill that would expand the types of healthcare professionals allowed to provide abortions.

Oct 17, 2022

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Planned Parenthood has endorsed this candidate for the 2022 General Assembly Election.

Oct 6, 2022

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Sponsored HB 2867

Jessica sponsored a bill that would remove unnecessary and irrelevant medical tests prior to an abortion.

Oct 4, 2022

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“Our WHC House members did an amazing job laying out what we are fighting for. ✅ Protect our abortion providers ✅ Invest in reproductive health care ✅ Remove unnecessary barriers to abortion Great job @RepFiedler, @RepKinkead, @RepDanielle, @RepBenham & @RepHanbidge!!”

Sep 19, 2022

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Voted No on SB 106

Jessica voted against a bill that proposes to amend the Pennsylvania Constitution to exclude any rights relating to abortion.

Jul 8, 2022

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“Last night and today, I feel that same feeling of intense fear that I have felt every time our rights are under attack – and if that is how you feel, I want you to know that you do not owe the world a coherent response right now.”

May 3, 2022

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Voted No on HB 1500

Jessica voted against a bill that prohibits abortions because of the prenatal diagnosis of down syndrome.

Jun 8, 2021

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Voted No on HB 118

Jessica voted against a bill that would require health care facilities to cremate or bury abortion remains, placing unnecessary burden and expense on providers.

Jun 5, 2021

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