Planned Parenthood Dumps Record Sum Into Midterm Elections For ‘The Health And Lives Of Pregnant People’

Planned Parenthood announced on Wednesday that it will spend $50 million in the midterm elections.

The move comes after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, the 1973 opinion which purported that abortion is protected under the Fourteenth Amendment of the Constitution, through its ruling in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization. As many states tighten regulations on abortion, Planned Parenthood executives are seeking to change the outcome of state and federal elections on behalf of “pregnant people” — a term used by activists as a nod to individuals identifying as transgender.

“This is an election about power and control,” Planned Parenthood Votes Executive Director Jenny Lawson said in a statement. “Should these out-of-touch politicians gain or stay in power, they will continue doing everything they can to ban all abortion, throw health care providers and pregnant people in jail, and endanger the health and lives of pregnant people across the country.”

The organization will use an “influx of support” that followed the end of Roe v. Wade to bankroll election efforts in Georgia, Nevada, Minnesota, Pennsylvania, Arizona, North Carolina, New Hampshire, Michigan, and Wisconsin. Planned Parenthood branches will also run campaigns in Colorado, California, Maine, Ohio, and Florida.

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