Topless Woman Confronts GOP Official With Mastectomy Scar to Protest Defunding of Planned Parenthood

Breast cancer survivor and all around bad-ass Leigh Anne Woods let Roanoke County Supervisor Al Bedrosian have it at an "anti-abortion" event in front of the county administration building on Monday. 


"You have a problem because they perform abortions," a topless Ms. Woods said, revealing her mastectomy scars. "Look at everything else they do, they save lives!"

Mr. Bedrosian demurred, later telling WDBJ that he opposed the county supporting "any non-profit."

The county doesn't support Planned Parenthood, but does help raise funds for United Way, which supports non-abortive procedures for the group -- making Mr. Bedrosian's posturing that much weirder since the county already wasn't supporting abortions. 

"Planned Parenthood... we shouldn't facilitate it," a confused Bedrosian told WDBJ. "I think it's a little heightened now because of what they do with abortions, which I'm totally against. Again, I always vote zero on all of them."

But, as Ms. Woods points out, Planned Parenthood doesn't just perform abortions, they also perform life-saving medical procedures like the one that saved her own life. 

"When my lump was felt it was like 'boom let's go,'" Woods, a former Planned Parenthood employee told WDBJ. "I knew something was there that needed to be checked out." 

Watch the video of the encounter here

h/t Raw Story

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