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Video: Cecile Richards Visits Capitol, Defends Planned Parenthood

Planned Parenthood Federation of America President Cecile Richards, a native Texan and daughter of former Gov. Ann Richards, visited the Capitol on Wednesday to defend funding for womens' health services.

Planned Parenthood Federation of America President Cecile Richards, a native Texan and daughter of former Gov. Ann Richards, visited the capitol on Wednesday to defend funding for womens' health services. She discussed "legislative assaults" against the organization's family planning services, why government funding isn't used for abortions, and her mother's legacy.

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