Julie Burkhart, founder and executive director of Trust Women PAC, worked for seven years side by side with Dr. George Tiller, who was murdered in 2009 for trusting in women to make choices about abortion. She first chaired the Wichita Choice Alliance, became spokeswoman for Dr. Tiller’s clinic, and then became CEO of ProKanDo, created by Dr. Tiller as the largest political action committee in Kansas.
Trust Women (www.trustwomenpac.org), a pro-woman, pro-choice organization, works to expand access to full spectrum reproductive health care, focusing on the Southern and Midwestern United States. It educates voters and lobbies legislatures in target states in support of bills that protect the reproductive rights of women.
In the current wave of state legislature proposals, the threat to a woman's reproductive rights goes far beyond whether or not she can choose abortion, as the founder of Trust Women PAC explains. More »