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The real reason Republicans hate Planned Parenthood

By Laurie Bennett

December 23, 2016 at 10:03am

Luz Towns-Miranda, mother of Hamilton creator and star Lin-Manuel Miranda, recently joined the board of the Planned Parenthood Action Fund.

“I grew up at a time when a young, single woman had no access to oral contraceptives, and our worst fear was an unexpected pregnancy,” she wrote in an essay published in Vogue. “Planned Parenthood was then, and is now, a beacon of hope.”

As is abundantly clear in the interactive Muckety map above, the action fund, Planned Parenthood’s advocacy arm, is also a training ground and a power hub for Democrats. Directors have run and raised money for national races and served under Democratic presidents.

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