Monday, November 01, 2010

Panic: Abortion is in 'Extreme Danger' Says Planned Parenthood as Election Looms

WASHINGTON, D.C., November 1, 2010 ( - As the Obama administration heads toward major losses in Tuesday's mid-term elections, the nation's top abortion lobbies are rallying supporters to mitigate what is expected to be a Republican and pro-life takeover at the polls.

"I've said it before, and it bears repeating: women's health and reproductive rights are in extreme danger in this election," Planned Parenthood president Cecile Richards wrote in an email to supporters Monday. "The only thing we can do now is get out there and vote — and make sure everyone who supports women's health does the same."

Planned Parenthood, NARAL Pro-Choice America, and the National Organization for Women are scrambling to protect their recent political and legislative victories, particularly the abortion funding in the federal health care reform law, which were made possible by the Democratic stronghold on Capitol Hill. Read more

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