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Watch What Happens: What Extreme Position Will Mitt Romney Take Tonight When Interviewed by Mike Huckabee?

Contact: Planned Parenthood Action Fund Media Office, 212-261-4433

For Immediate Release: 12.03.11

TO:       Interested Parties

FROM:  Tait Sye, Planned Parenthood Action Fund

DATE:   December 3, 2011

RE:       Watch What Happens: What Extreme Position Will Mitt Romney Take Tonight When Interviewed by Mike Huckabee? 

The last time Mitt Romney appeared on Mike Huckabee’s TV show, he came out in support of the extreme “personhood” amendment,

Since then, voters in Mississippi have defeated a “personhood” amendment by a double-digit margin, sending a strong message that even in a conservative Southern state, voters don’t want politicians to play politics with women’s health.

The question is, what out-of-the-mainstream position will Mitt Romney pledge to take tonight on Mike Huckabee’s show?

The Planned Parenthood Action Fund will be watching and live tweeting the Huckabee forum, as each candidate tries to show he is more extreme on women’s health than his fellow GOP presidential candidates.

@ppact will be using the hashtag #women2012 during the forum to remind the public that these candidates are way out of the mainstream on women’s health.

Highlighting critical women’s health issues and candidates positions is the basis for the Planned Parenthood Action Fund’s Women are Watching, a campaign to educate, engage, and activate supporters across the country for the 2012 elections.

The campaign’s website: www.womenarewatching.org showcases women’s health “Chumps,” drawing attention to Mitt Romney, Newt Gingrich and others for their extreme positions on women’s health.

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Planned Parenthood Action Fund is an independent, nonpartisan, not-for-profit membership organization formed as the advocacy and political arm of Planned Parenthood Federation of America. The Action Fund engages in educational and electoral activity, including voter education, grassroots organizing, and legislative advocacy.