Planned Parenthood Action Fund Statement Supporting IL Gov. Pat Quinn's Re-Election
Contact: Planned Parenthood Action Fund Media Office, 212-261-4433
For Immediate Release: 11.02.14
WASHINGTON, DC -- Planned Parenthood Action Fund and Planned Parenthood Illinois Action today said the groups are working hard to re-elect Governor Pat Quinn because he is a longtime, steadfast champion for women's health and rights. Following is a statement issued today from Cecile Richards, President of Planned Parenthood Action Fund:
"Governor Pat Quinn is a longtime a champion for women's health and rights. He has fought for access to birth control, sex education in our schools, Planned Parenthood's ability to provide services across Illinois, and access to safe and legal abortion. That's why Planned Parenthood Illinois Action endorsed him, and it's why I'm proud to stand with Governor Quinn. Women in Illinois need Pat Quinn in the statehouse, and we are working hard to re-elect him."
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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.