In a conference call with reporters, women's groups EMILY's List, NARAL Pro-Choice America and Planned Parenthood all pushed back at the ad and the group's mission to get abortion supporters to stay home from the polls.
"Craig Huey is supported by the most blatantly sexist organization we have ever seen," EMILY's List President Stephanie Schriock said. Huey "wants to take away their rights and their freedoms and doesn't even want them to vote."
--The news report at the center of the first controversial web video is getting new legs, with local affiliate FOX 11 doing a nearly 9-minute follow up to their initial report three years ago that looked into Hahn's work from her time on the Los Angeles City Council with a gang intervention program that compensated former gang members who were convicted rapists and drug dealers. The Democrat's attorneys had sent the station a cease and desist letter to stop the station from doing any follow-up stories, but they persisted.
The National Republican Congressional Committee is also up with a web site highlighting the stories -- HahnGotMeOut.com. NRCC communications director Paul Lindsay said "these new allegations prove that Janice Hahn's disturbing ties to gang members threaten what once was considered a guaranteed victory for Democrats in a deep-blue district."
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