FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 5, 2017
Contact: Mallory Quigley, firstname.lastname@example.org 202-223-8073
Washington, D.C. – Today the national pro-life group Susan B. Anthony List (SBA List) announced that it has raised nearly $300,000 in response to a fundraising challenge issued by Vice President Mike Pence in early November when actress Mila Kunis announced she set up monthly donations to Planned Parenthood, the nation’s largest abortion business, in his name. SBA List immediately set up a web page to receive donations in honor of Vice President Pence, with his support:
“Since Vice President Pence issued this fundraising challenge, donations and pledges have flooded in. SBA List is closing in on $300,000 of direct pledges just in immediate response. Already, hundreds of grassroots supporters nationwide have responded generously to his call to give, and this is only the first stage,” said SBA List President Marjorie Dannenfelser.
“Vice President Pence’s response to this call for a gut check shows the strength of the pro-life movement and its leaders. Vice President Pence went on offense to advance the pro-life position by elevating a pro-life organization. And he did so in an area that, compared to the other side, has always been wanting: resources. As a result of the Vice President’s tweet, donations and messages of support have been pouring in from across the country. Pence set a great example that is being echoed by other pro-life leaders – that this movement’s allies don’t just sit back and take it as some politicians have done in the past. They go on offense.”
Susan B. Anthony List and its partner super PAC, Women Speak Out spent more than $18 million in the 2016 election cycle, knocking on more than 1.1 million doors in battleground states to defeat Hillary Clinton and maintain a pro-life Senate. SBA List is dedicated to pursuing policies and electing candidates who will reduce and ultimately end abortion. To that end, the SBA List emphasizes the education, promotion, mobilization, and election of pro-life women. The SBA List is a network of more than 600,000 pro-life Americans nationwide.