Shot/Chaser: Heck’s votes to defund Planned Parenthood jeopardize his Senate campaign
Contact: Planned Parenthood Action Fund Media Office, 212-261-4433
SHOT:Heck's desire to defund Planned Parenthood will be lethal
CHASER:Planned Parenthood Votes goes after Heck with radio ads
“Planned Parenthood Votes is spending $70,000 on radio ads in Nevada attacking Rep. Joe Heck. The ads respond to an earlier Spanish-language radio ads from the conservative America’s PAC, which attacked Democrat Catherine Catherine Cortez Masto on abortion rights. The ads, one in English and one in Spanish, say “Joe Heck’s friends are running a racist and offensive ad that implies women can’t make their own decisions about healthcare.”
Background: Joe Heck is dangerous for Nevada women
Joe Heck has voted EIGHT times to block patients from care at Planned Parenthood.
Joe Heck said that the ACA's birth control benefit, which has ensured that more than 55 million women have access to no-copay birth control, had "nothing to do" with women's health.
As a state Senator, Heck voted against funding for a rape crisis center and domestic violence prevention program. His campaign’s excuse was that he didn’t have time to read the bill.
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