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Cecile Richards Statement on Mike Pence VP Announcement

Contact: Planned Parenthood Action Fund Media Office, 212-261-4433

For Immediate Release: 07.15.16

New York, NY -- Cecile Richards, President of Planned Parenthood Action Fund, issued the following statement after Donald Trump named Indiana Governor Mike Pence as his running mate:

Statement from Cecile Richards, President of Planned Parenthood Action Fund:

“The reason anyone in America could pick Mike Pence out of a one man lineup is because of his long history of targeted political attacks against the care provided at Planned Parenthood health centers in Indiana and across the country.

“Other than that, he doesn’t have a single distinguishing characteristic.”

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