"For most women, including women who want to have children, contraception is not an option it is a basic health care necessity."
"To keep the body in good health is a duty... otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear."Louise Slaughter on Buddha
"The wish for healing has always been half of health."Louise Slaughter on Lucius Annaeus Seneca
"A healthy attitude is contagious but don't wait to catch it from others. Be a carrier."Louise Slaughter on Tom Stoppard
"Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where nature may heal and give strength to body and soul."Louise Slaughter on John Muir
"'Tis healthy to be sick sometimes."Louise Slaughter on Henry David Thoreau
"Honesty, integrity, and accountability, the values, which should be the hallmark of this government, have instead been thrown under the bus by an arrogant majority, casualties in a misguided campaign to shield from accountability those who abuse this House."
"And whether it is equal pay, health care, Social Security, or family leave, this Congress has refused to address issues critical to hard-working American women."
"Contraceptives have a proven track record of enhancing the health of women and children, preventing unintended pregnancy, and reducing the need for abortion."
"Half of all women who are sexually active, but do not want to get pregnant, need publicly funded services to help them access public health programs like Medicaid and Title X, the national family planning program."
"This House cannot function without an open, accountable, and independent ethics process and the molestation of that process by the majority is an abuse of power that cannot stand."