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Planned Parenthood Action Fund Statement on Tuesday’s GOP Results

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

For Immediate Release: 04.25.16

Washington, DC – Planned Parenthood Action Fund released the following statement regarding primary results from Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Rhode Island:

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

“Donald Trump’s rhetoric and policies are dividing this country. As president, Donald Trump would be dangerous. He’s called Mexican immigrants “rapists,” he’s condoned violence against protesters who disagree with him, and he’s advocated for women and health care providers to be punished for accessing and providing safe, legal abortion. He flippantly ignores the lives of women, immigrants, and communities of color. This country cannot afford a leader who divides us and disrespects us.”

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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.