Gae Broadwater and Mary Lynn Collins, part of Together Frankfort, emphasized that Barr’s actions will jeopardize access to preventive health care for those in poverty. The group presented a letter outlining their concerns to Barr’s staff at their regularly scheduled monthly meeting in Frankfort.
Urging Barr to designate a staff member specifically focused on women’s issues, the group emphasized their interest in further dialogue on:
Scores of Frankfort-area citizens are traveling to the Women’s March on Washington (WMOW) while others are attending Sister Marches in Lexington and Louisville. Marchers traveling by bus will board at Kentucky’s History Center, 9 PM, Friday, January 20 for an overnight trip. Interested citizens are invited to attend and lend encouragement to the Marchers.
Together Frankfort will hold a follow-up meeting for those who attended the national or local marches on Tuesday, February 7, 2017, 7 PM, Completely Kentucky, 237 W. Broadway, Frankfort. More information about the national march can be found online at womensmarch.com/, on Facebook. For press inquiries about the Women’s March on Washington, contact Cassady Fendlay, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information about Together Frankfort, phone 502-682-7233, e-mail email@example.com or find us on Facebook.