Hillary Clinton Spokeswoman: Cruz ‘Revisionist History’ Misleads Women on His Real Record

Citing Clinton Commitment to Protect Women’s Right to Make Health Care Decisions, Clinton Campaign Flags Cruz’s Long History Fighting Access to Contraception

NEW YORK–(ENEWSPF)–December 1, 2015.  In response to Ted Cruz’s comments in Iowa yesterday attacking Hillary Clinton and misrepresenting Republican efforts – including his own – to undermine women’s health care, Hillary for America spokeswoman Christina Reynolds released the following statement:

“Ted Cruz’s colorful comments can’t hide his revisionist history on the sustained Republican effort to restrict access to women’s health care. He threatened to shut down the government to defund Planned Parenthood. He tried to roll back protections that prevent women from being fired for using contraception. He claimed that emergency birth control was an ‘abortifacient,’ which is both medically and scientifically incorrect. As Cruz tries to police women’s health care decisions and deny a war on women, Hillary Clinton will fight every day to protect them against this seemingly endless Republican assault.”


The reality is that, for years, Ted Cruz has fought access to women’s health care, including contraception – all while denigrating certain women’s health services and falsely attacking Planned Parenthood: