(Downers Grove, IL) July 31, 2018 - The Trump Administration has proposed a gag rule to make it illegal for doctors and nurses across the country to tell their patients how and where they can access abortion safely or legally. On the last day for public comment, Sixth District Candidate Sean Casten and Jennifer Welch, President and CEO of Planned Parenthood Illinois Action, called out Rep. Peter Roskam for failing to defend women:
(Downers Grove, IL ) July 27, 2018 - Yesterday was the second debate between Rep. Peter Roskam and Sixth District Congressional Candidate Sean Casten held outside of the district. As many district residents continue to demand debates within the district, Casten reiterated his challenge to Roskam to comply.
(Downers Grove, IL ) July 26, 2018 - Tonight in the City of Chicago Peter Roskam doubled-down on his attacks on women’s rights and protecting voter's health care. Sixth District Congressional Candidate Sean Casten released the following statement:
(Downers Grove) July 25, 2018 - Last week Peter Roskam voted to slash the budgets for the EPA and Interior Department, demonstrating that his pose on protecting our drinking water is just an election-year charade. In response, Sixth District Congressional Candidate Sean Casten and Jack Darin, Director of the Sierra Club Illinois Chapter, released the following statement:
ROSKAM CONTINUES TO DUCK IN-DISTRICT DEBATES, DEMANDS SECRET TICKET SALE TO OBTAIN FRIENDLY CHICAGO AUDIENCE
“Peter Roskam is afraid to debate in front of his own constituents. We’ve been invited to multiple debates in our own district --- open and free for voters -- but Roskam refuses to even give the courtesy of a response to many of those groups. We will debate him any time, anywhere, but we prefer that debates be held in the district.”