Press Conferences at Planned Parenthood in Key Cities
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, June 13, 2016 (Cincinnati, OH) – Key Ohio pro-life organizations will conduct #OperationRNC press conferences this week front of Planned Parenthood affiliates in major cities to call for the Republican National Committee to maintain and enhance the GOP platform’s pro-life plank.
CINCINNATI OH – #OperationRNC –
WHO: Event organizers Troy Newman of Operation Rescue, Rev. Patrick Mahoney of the Christian Defense Coalition, and Mark Harrington of Created Equal; plus local participants Paula Westwood, Executive Director, Right to Life of Greater Cincinnati; Mary Clark, 40 Days for Life Cincinnati Campaign Chair and Cincinnati Right to Life board officer; and Jennifer Black, Cincinnati Right to Life board and PAC member.
WHAT: #OperationRNC press conference to address the GOP platform’s pro-life plank, and to outline event organizers’ efforts for major demonstrations at the Republican National Convention, July 18-21, Cleveland, Ohio.
Included will be a call for the $540 million government funds currently given to Planned Parenthood (now under federal investigation of evidence of trafficking in aborted babies’ body parts) to be redirected to 13,000 federally licensed health clinics, which provide true comprehensive, non-abortion women’s health care.
WHEN: Thursday, June 16th, 12:30 p.m
WHERE: In front of Cincinnati Planned Parenthood’s abortion headquarters, 2314 Auburn Ave., Cincinnati, OH
#OperationRNC is a five-city tour through Ohio June 16-17 of this week. Participating Ohio groups include Cincinnati Right to Life, Cleveland Right to Life, Dayton Right to Life, Ohio Christian Alliance, and Foundation for Life.
The full schedule includes:
9:00 AM – Planned Parenthood, Columbus, OH
12:30 PM – Planned Parenthood, Cincinnati, OH
3:00 PM – Planned Parenthood, Dayton, OH
9:00 AM – Planned Parenthood, Toledo, OH
12:30 PM – Quicken Loans Arena, Cleveland, OH (location for Republican National Convention)
Of the major political parties, besides the Republican Party, the Constitution Party platform has a strong pro-life plank. The Democratic and Green Parties’ platforms have pro-abortion planks, while the Libertarian Party does not take a stance.
For more information on #Operation RNC contact Mark Harrington, gro.lauqedetaercnull@kram or 614/419.9000.