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Planned Parenthood pushes back against Sanders for 'establishment' comment - Democratic Underground

21.1.16

Planned Parenthood pushes back against Sanders for 'establishment' comment - Democratic Underground: Planned Parenthood and other progressive groups are calling out Bernie Sanders for referring to them as "part of the establishment," saying the Vermont senator needs to show a more explicit commitment to women's reproductive health.

"It's a little ridiculous to call an organization Congress and Republican presidential candidates have spent six months attacking ‘establishment’ — especially when Planned Parenthood health centers are out there every day ensuring millions of often marginalized Americans have access to basic reproductive health care,” Dawn Laguens, executive vice president of Planned Parenthood Action Fund told POLITICO in an email.

Laguens said she was “disappointed” in Sanders’ comments.


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