16 Apr '11, 4pm

Scarlett Johansson tells GOP to lay off Planned Parenthood [VIDEO]

Before the budget deal was hammered out last week, Scarlett Johansson made this video in defense of Planned Parenthood. As it turned out, funding for the group's health-care services escaped the guillotine -- this time around. President Obama put his foot down after hearing from a lot of pissed-off Americans. Though the immediate threat has receded, ScarJo's video makes a strong case for why we need Planned Parenthood: Don't go thinking this is the end of the battle -- more like the beginning. There are lots of budget fights to come and right-wing Republicans aren't going to let up on this issue. Expect to hear a lot more batsh*t bullsh*t from people like Sen. Jon Kyl (R-Ariz.) and Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.). During the heat of budget negotiations, Kyl brazenly lied on the Senate floor when he said that abortion makes up "well over 90 percent" of what Planned Parentho...

Full article: http://www.grist.org/article/2011-04-16-scarlett-johansso...

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