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On Feb. 17, 2004, Michelle Obama wrote a fundraising letter during her husband’s 2004 US Senate campaign claiming the partial birth abortion ban “is clearly unconstitutional” and “a flawed law.” See letter to the right.<ref>[[:File:Michelle Obama Partial Birth Aboriton support Feb 2004.jpg|Obama For Illinois: ''Letter from Michelle Obama'', Feb 17, 2004]] via [http://www.jillstanek.com/2008/05/michelle-obamas-partial-birth-abortion-fundraising-letter/ JillStanek.com: ''Michelle Obama’s partial birth abortion fundraising letter'', May 20, 2008] (accessed on Sep. 5, 2012)</ref>
 
On Feb. 17, 2004, Michelle Obama wrote a fundraising letter during her husband’s 2004 US Senate campaign claiming the partial birth abortion ban “is clearly unconstitutional” and “a flawed law.” See letter to the right.<ref>[[:File:Michelle Obama Partial Birth Aboriton support Feb 2004.jpg|Obama For Illinois: ''Letter from Michelle Obama'', Feb 17, 2004]] via [http://www.jillstanek.com/2008/05/michelle-obamas-partial-birth-abortion-fundraising-letter/ JillStanek.com: ''Michelle Obama’s partial birth abortion fundraising letter'', May 20, 2008] (accessed on Sep. 5, 2012)</ref>
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==Planned Parenthood==
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On June 7, 2012, Michelle Obama spoke on a [[Planned Parenthood]] conference call alongside president [[Cecile Richards]]. The call was scheduled to discuss ''"what November's election means to women, and women's health."''<ref>[https://secure.ppaction.org/site/Advocacy?cmd=display&page=UserAction&id=14965 Planned Parenthood Action Fund: ''CONFERENCE CALL WITH FIRST LADY MICHELLE OBAMA: RSVP TODAY!''] (accessed on Sep. 5, 2012)</ref> Richards ended the phone call by urging women to tell their girlfriends about Obama:<ref>[http://www.texasrighttolife.com/a/901/Planned-Parenthood-and-First-Lady-host-Obama-lovefest Texas Right to Life: ''Planned Parenthood and First Lady host Obama lovefest'', June 8, 2012] (accessed on Sep. 5, 2012)</ref>
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:''“You’re going to run across many women at the grocery story, at the hair salon, at your school, and I think it’s so important to ask them if they’re registered to vote, and to give them a few of the simple facts that the First Lady gave you today."''
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==Political Donations==
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On December 14, 2007, Michelle Obama contributed $399 to [[Barack Obama]]'s primary campaign for President.<ref>[http://herndon1.sdrdc.com/cgi-bin/fecimg/?28992224937 Federal Election Commission: ''Receipt of donation'']</ref>
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On Aug. 1, 2008, Michelle Obama contributed $2,300 to [[Hillary Clinton]]'s primary campaign for President. The donation was made after Clinton had retired from the race to her campaign which was $22 million in debt.<ref>[http://articles.cnn.com/2008-06-26/politics/clinton.obama_1_obamas-clinton-backers-clinton-campaign?_s=PM:POLITICS CNN: ''Obama donates to Clinton campaign'', June 26, 2008] (accessed on Sep. 5, 2012)</ref>
  
 
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Latest revision as of 18:17, 5 September 2012

Michelle Obama

Michelle Obama (nee Robinson) is the First Lady of the United States of America. She is the wife of President Barack Obama.

Opposed Partial-Birth Abortion Ban

On Feb. 17, 2004, Michelle Obama wrote a fundraising letter during her husband’s 2004 US Senate campaign claiming the partial birth abortion ban “is clearly unconstitutional” and “a flawed law.” See letter to the right.[1]

Planned Parenthood

On June 7, 2012, Michelle Obama spoke on a Planned Parenthood conference call alongside president Cecile Richards. The call was scheduled to discuss "what November's election means to women, and women's health."[2] Richards ended the phone call by urging women to tell their girlfriends about Obama:[3]

“You’re going to run across many women at the grocery story, at the hair salon, at your school, and I think it’s so important to ask them if they’re registered to vote, and to give them a few of the simple facts that the First Lady gave you today."

Political Donations

On December 14, 2007, Michelle Obama contributed $399 to Barack Obama's primary campaign for President.[4]

On Aug. 1, 2008, Michelle Obama contributed $2,300 to Hillary Clinton's primary campaign for President. The donation was made after Clinton had retired from the race to her campaign which was $22 million in debt.[5]

References

  1. Obama For Illinois: Letter from Michelle Obama, Feb 17, 2004 via JillStanek.com: Michelle Obama’s partial birth abortion fundraising letter, May 20, 2008 (accessed on Sep. 5, 2012)
  2. Planned Parenthood Action Fund: CONFERENCE CALL WITH FIRST LADY MICHELLE OBAMA: RSVP TODAY! (accessed on Sep. 5, 2012)
  3. Texas Right to Life: Planned Parenthood and First Lady host Obama lovefest, June 8, 2012 (accessed on Sep. 5, 2012)
  4. Federal Election Commission: Receipt of donation
  5. CNN: Obama donates to Clinton campaign, June 26, 2008 (accessed on Sep. 5, 2012)