EMILY’s List is making a shit list and checking it twice with two state-level Arizona Republicans.
The pro-choice powerhouse political action committee announced that Attorney General Mark Brnovich and Secretary of State Michele Reagan made its “on notice” list.
EMILY’s List, known for funding the campaigns of pro-choice Democratic women, announced in a press release Thursday that it will target Reagan and Brnovich, along with a slew of incumbent Republicans, for their “anti-family” records.
Executive Director Emily Cain said in a release that the PAC will target Brnovich during the 2018 election because of his “long and shameful record of pushing an agenda that rolls back the clock on women’s health care rights.”
Brnovich’s spokeswoman Mia Garcia told Phoenix New Times she couldn’t comment on the 2018 election as a state employee. She said she hadn’t seen the statement from EMILY’s List, and couldn’t comment immediately on their claims that Brnovich has an “anti-woman” record.
EMILY’s List points to Brnovich’s approval of a temporary rule requiring Arizona abortion clinics to report what happens to the remains of aborted fetuses to state health officials and a subpoena compelling a health clinic to produce names and unredacted records of women who’d had abortions.
Jodi Liggett, vice president of public affairs for Planned Parenthood Arizona, condemned the subpoena but noted that it targeted Camelback Family Planning and involved allegations regarding fetal tissue sale and donation — neither of which Planned Parenthood of Arizona was or is engaged in.
“At Planned Parenthood we believe all patients, especially abortion patients,…
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