Cecile Richards and Planned Parenthood 'Trust Hillary Clinton'

The President of the Planned Parenthood Action Fund addresses the Democratic National Convention.
4:53 | 07/27/16

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Planned Parenthood. Planned Parenthood was found Ed 100 years ago. In women the care they need to to live their lives in case they are dreams. No limits no ceilings. And a century later. An enormous ceiling is coming down. I. But this year isn't just about electing the first woman president. It's about electing this woman presidents. Each year millions of women men and young people trust Planned Parenthood. And the Planned Parenthood action fund trust Hillary Clinton. As First Lady Hillary declaring to the world that women's rights are human rights. She worked with Republicans and Democrats to help create the Children's Health Insurance Program. Which now covers eight million kids. As secretary of state she was a champion for women and girls around the globe. And she will always stand up for the right of every woman to access a full range of reproductive health care. Including abortion and no matter her economic status. Over the last year. Hillary has traveled across our country listening to young activists working to end cap of sexual assault. She's listen to fathers who want their daughters to be paid equally to their sons. And to parents who need paid family leave it at affordable child care. And she have made their fights her own. And he's chosen as a running mate senator Tim Kaine. Okay. I man I've been a champion for women and family his entire lifetime. Hillary has always been implant pared its corner because she knows women deserve someone who has and they errors. Women like Dana pharos Fisher she's a mom and Dallas who was diagnosed with breast cancer two years ago. Today Dana is cancer free. And she says she couldn't have done it without vivienne the planned here and a clinician who stuck with their all the way through treatment. So when Donald Trump and Mike Pence say they'll defund Planned Parenthood. They're talking about cutting women like Dave out off of lifesaving care. So make no mistake about it. Women's health and rights are on the line and on the ballot this election. So you may have heard that just last month the Supreme Court ruled that the Texas lawns. That forced abortion provider is to close their guards. Are dangerous and they are I'm constitutional. It. But that fight not over. Donald Trump has pledged to appoint justices who will overturn roe vs way. And undo decades of progress. His policies aren't just frightening they're rooted in a deeply disturbing worldview. Donald Trump is called women fat pigs. And dogs. He wants to punish remember having abortions. And he says pregnancy is quote. An inconvenience. For a woman's employer. Well. Mr. trump come this November. Women are going to be a lot more than an inconvenience. Yeah. Because women are going to be everything you're not elected to be president. When my great grandmother was growing up. Women couldn't vote under Texas law. And just two generations later her granddaughter my mom Ann Richards was elected governor of the state attack. The in. And tonight. Tonight we are closer than ever to putting a woman and the White House. And I can almost hear mom saying. Well it sure took yelled long enough. So what do you say. Are you ready to make history. Let's go NFL live son thank you.

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