CHICAGO The Board of Directors of Planned Parenthood Illinois Action ( PPIA ), the non-partisan political and advocacy arm of Planned Parenthood of Illinois, announces its endorsement of Kim Foxx for Cook County State's Attorney. For a full list of endorsements visit www.PPIAction.org .
"Planned Parenthood Illinois Action's board members know that Kim Foxx is the State's Attorney candidate who is fully committed to keeping Planned Parenthood services available and accessible to everyone," said Matea Varvodic, PPIA Board President. "Over the years, Foxx has demonstrated her deep understanding of the issues faced by average people who have trouble getting the healthcare they need. We need someone like her in this office, someone who will stand up and defend our reproductive rights."
Foxx responded to the endorsement:
"Across the country we have seen women's rights under attack. As former board chair of Planned Parenthood of Illinois I've worked for years to protect and advance those rights. I know the leaders across Cook County have also worked tirelessly to continue to expand access to healthcare because we know it should be a fundamental right for the people of our community. However, we still have a lot of work to get done and with this endorsement I know I can continue to use my role to advance access to healthcare and defend women's rights."
Planned Parenthood Illinois Action ( PPIA ) is an independent, nonpartisan, not-for-profit organization formed as the advocacy and political arm of Planned Parenthood of Illinois ( PPIL ). Planned Parenthood Illinois Action PAC, is an Illinois political action
—From a press release