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Donald Trump’s Remarks Explain Why Victims Stay Silent

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

For Immediate Release: 03.29.16

Washington, DC –– Planned Parenthood Action Fund released the following statement in response to Donald Trump’s alarming remarks about the incident between his campaign manager and a reporter, Michelle Fields:

Quote from Dawn Laguens, Executive Vice President of the Planned Parenthood Action Fund:

“Too often victims of violence and abuse stay silent, and Donald Trump’s remarks today demonstrate one of the reasons why. This is not a man who deserves to be in the White House. It is terrifying that Donald Trump is the GOP’s leading candidate for president. His actions today underscore that it is a fiction that he has been or would be supportive of any woman in this country."


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Planned Parenthood Action Fund is an independent, nonpartisan, not-for-profit membership organization formed as the advocacy and political arm of Planned Parenthood Federation of America. The Action Fund engages in educational and electoral activity, including voter education, grassroots organizing, and legislative advocacy.