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314 Action Fund Endorses Dr. Kristin Lyerly For Congress PDF Print E-mail
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Written by 314 Action Press   
Wednesday, 29 May 2024 12:04

tech-jobs-engineering-techniciansGreen Bay area physician joins scientists and STEM candidates endorsed by national group.

PHILADELPHIA, PA — Today, 314 Action Fund, the premier organization electing Democratic scientists and STEM candidates to public office, endorsed Dr. Kristin Lyerly in Wisconsin’s 8th Congressional district open-seat race.

“314 Action Fund is proud to endorse Dr. Kristin Lyerly for Congress. Kristin is a tireless advocate for protecting women’s reproductive freedoms, expanding access to affordable healthcare, tackling climate change, and doing what’s best for the people of Wisconsin’s 8th district,” said Shaughnessy Naughton, Founder and President of 314 Action Fund. “Dr. Lyerly's campaign has generated significant momentum and a broad base of support in a very short amount of time, building consensus with groups and people that come from different backgrounds. That experience of bringing people together is going to serve her well in Washington.”

kristin-lyerly-md“I’m honored to have 314 Action's endorsement, and the groundswell of support our campaign has received to flip this district in November,” said Dr. Lyerly. “As a mom, a physician, and a community leader, I have always put the interests of Northeast Wisconsin first, and I'll continue that in Washington. I’ll fight to rein in inflation and the cost of living, protect women’s reproductive freedoms, tackle climate change, and hold politicians in Washington accountable."

About Dr. Kristin Lyerly:

Dr. Kristin Lyerly is a sixth-generation Wisconsinite, OB/GYN physician, mother of four, and champion for women and families running to be the first woman elected to Wisconsin’s 8th Congressional District. Kristin has practiced as an OB/GYN in Green Bay, Oconto, Marinette and Sheboygan, and regularly travels hundreds of miles to provide a wide range of health care services to rural and underrepresented communities in Minnesota and Arizona. She was the named plaintiff in the case that brought abortion care back to Wisconsin following the restoration of an antiquated 1849 Wisconsin abortion law post-Dobbs. Dr. Lyerly works with medical students at the Medical College of Wisconsin-Green Bay and is an active and award-winning member of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), known for her effective leadership and outstanding contributions. Kristin is running for Congress to bring a pro-patient, pro-choice champion of women’s healthcare to DC and to advocate for Wisconsin’s working families.

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