July 19, 2016
EMILY’s List Launches Women Can Stop Trump
New Campaign Arms Voters on Trump’s Dangerous Agenda for Women
View site here womencanstoptrump.com
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Kicking off the second day of the Republican National Convention, EMILY’s List today unveiled “Women Can Stop Trump,” a campaign to educate and empower voters on the Republican nominee’s offensive worldview and dangerous policies toward women. The campaign features a collection of the moments that have defined Donald Trump’s campaign: including the disgusting, outrageous comments and name-calling of women and the policy positions that prove his disregard toward women goes beyond hateful rhetoric.
“Our more than three million members are ready to take on Trump. With a candidate like him, it’s no surprise that more women than ever are stepping up to stop him at the ballot box,” said Stephanie Schriock, president of EMILY’s List. “Trump is simply unfit to be president. He’s a dangerous, divisive fraud who is well-known for his history of offensive anti-woman comments and behavior. His unstable, toxic rhetoric and policies spell disaster for women and families and he lacks the judgement, stability, and experience to keep America safe.”
"With the addition of Gov. Mike Pence, the most right-wing vice presidential candidate in decades, this ticket is a perfect storm of Republican extremism
“A vast majority of women have an unfavorable opinion of Trump and for good reason. Women are the majority of the electorate. If we stand together, we will be the ones to stop him."
EMILY’s List, the nation’s largest resource for women in politics, has raised over $400 million to support pro-choice Democratic women candidates – making it one of the most successful political organizations ever. We recruit and train candidates, support strong campaigns, research women's issues, and turn out women voters. We've trained over 9,000 women to run and helped elect over 100 women to the House, 19 to the Senate, 11 governors, and over 700 to state and local office. Since its founding in 1985, almost one-third of the candidates EMILY’s List has helped elect to Congress have been women of color - including every single Latina, African American, and Asian American Democratic congresswoman currently serving.