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Planned Parenthood Action Fund, the advocacy and political arm of the women’s health organization, has launched a new web campaign opposing Republican Ken Cuccinelli’s candidacy for governor of Virginia.

The ad, titled “Keep Ken Cuccinelli Out of the Virginia Governor’s Mansion,” makes the case that the Tea Party favorite is too right-wing for Virginia.

“Ken Cuccinelli wants to make abortion illegal even in cases of rape, incest, or when the woman’s health is in danger,” the ad warns. “To keep Ken out of your doctor’s office, keep him out of the governor’s mansion.”

The ad is a clear effort to convince voters that Cuccinelli — who sits on the extreme right wing of the political spectrum — is out of step with the increasingly blue state of Virginia. Despite opposing the majority of Virginians on issues such as marriage equality and a woman’s right to choose, Cuccinelli currently holds a 5 percent lead over Democratic candidate Terry McAuliffe in the most recent poll of the race.

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Reprinted with permission from Daily Kos

Guillermo Garcia, a soccer coach, was fundraising for his daughter's soccer team outside of an El Paso, Texas, Walmart on August 3, 2019 when a white supremacist opened fire, killing him and 22 others in what The New York Times called "the deadliest anti-Latino attack in modern American history." El Paso Police Chief Greg Allen told The Dallas Morning News that Patrick Crusius, who was 21 years old at the time, purchased a 7.62 mm caliber gun and drove some 10 hours west from Allen, Texas, to carry out the massacre.

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