Who is Mike Pence?
Pence has spent his career leading efforts to restrict reproductive rights, first as a member of Congress and later as governor of Indiana. Since joining the White House, he’s repeatedly attacked reproductive health care access and has helped fill the administration with others who share his views.
In 2017 Pence cast the deciding vote to urge states to slash protections for reproductive health care.Planned Parenthood Action
As an Indiana representative, Pence introduced the very first piece of federal legislation to "defund" Planned Parenthood.Vox
As governor of Indiana, Pence signed every abortion restriction bill that passed his desk.Planned Parenthood Action
I long for the day that Roe v. Wade is sent to the ash heap of history.”
Vice President of the United States
Despite strong opposition against it, Pence signed legislation to allow Indiana business owners to use religion as an an excuse to discriminate against LGBTQ people.CNN
In Indiana, Pence’s policies as governor made a preventable HIV epidemic worse.Planned Parenthood Action
The vice president the second highest executive branch officer, after the president of the United States. The role of vice president has evolved over recent decades to serve as a close adviser to the President, including helping the president to identify and achieve policy goals.