Planned Parenthood will reportedly spend $45 million on upcoming elections.
According to CBS News, the money will be used to “fund large-scale grassroots programs and canvassing, digital, television, and radio and mail programs.” The organization is calling the campaign “We Decide 2020.”
Jenny Lawson, the Planned Parenthood Votes executive director, told CBS News that the organization wants to support more rights for women.
“[The Trump Administration] has managed to undo so much over the last three years,” she said. “The fact that this summer the Supreme Court might gut Roe v. Wade is an indicator of their intention and they’ve never been so bold.”
This summer the Supreme Court is set to consider a Louisiana law that requires doctors who perform abortions to have admitting privileges at a local hospital. Abortion supporters, however, say the law would limit access to providers who perform abortions. Supports of the law say the rule would protect the health and safety of women.
According to the Guttmacher Institute, Planned Parenthood’s research group, state lawmakers proposed some 300 measures last year that restrict abortion.
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Source: Christian Headlines