‘It’s Going to Take Every Single One Of Us’: Planned Parenthood Prez Rallies Troops to Stop AHCA After It Passes House

Within minutes of Congress passing the controversial American Health Care Act, the President of Planned Parenthood released a video urging voters to get active and call their senators to prevent the bill going any further.

Cecile Richards — who totally had to have filmed this in advance, right? — dropped the clip you see above on Twitter moments ago.

In it, she warns that the new health care act “makes it harder to prevent unintended pregnancy, have a healthy pregnancy, and raise a family,” due in part to how it takes coverage from millions and blocks access to Planned Parenthood for patients who rely on Medicaid.

Then, she made the simple appeal, “Call your senators and tell them you oppose the American Health Care Act” before tweeting out a link to a Planned Parenthood-sponsored site that enables voters to get in touch with their representatives easily.

It’s clear that while some people are ecstatic about the passage of the bill, a big chunk of Americans — namely, those with pre-existing conditions and those who rely on Medicaid — are in panic mode right now.

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