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Nancy Pelosi is the Democratic leader in the U.S. House of Representatives. Cecile Richards is the president of Planned Parenthood Action Fund and the president of Planned Parenthood Federation of America. The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of the authors.
(CNN)The Republican leadership in Congress, along with every one of their presidential candidates, opposes women's right to safe, legal abortion. Yet, the majority of Americans, regardless of political affiliation, support access to safe, legal abortion. Stunningly, Republicans in the House of Representatives have voted 11 times in the current Congress to limit women's access to health care, including contraception.