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Republicans, Dems react to Romney's VP pick

POSTED: 01:10 PM PDT Aug 30, 2012    UPDATED: 05:07 AM PDT Aug 12, 2012 

Reactions to Mitt Romney's decision to pick Paul Ryan as his vice presidential running mate came in quickly from Republicans, Democrats and groups that support the two parties on Saturday. Take a look at what people in the political arena are saying about Ryan.

Paul Ryan reaction - NARAL’s Nancy Keenan
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NARAL Pro-Choice America President Nancy Keenan:

"Rep. Paul Ryan's extreme anti-choice record shows just how serious a threat Mitt Romney's presidency would be for women…He has cast 59 votes on reproductive rights while in Congress and not once has been pro-choice. Rep. Ryan has also repeatedly voted to defund family-planning programs and supported the 'Let Women Die Bill,' which would allow hospitals to refuse to provide a woman emergency, lifesaving abortion care, even if she could die without it. It comes as no surprise that Romney would choose a like-minded running mate who is just as out of touch with our nation's values and priorities as he is. The Romney-Ryan ticket is dangerous to women's health."

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