20K People Just Trolled Mike Pence
They donated to Planned Parenthood in his name
By Arden Dier,  Newser Staff
Posted Nov 17, 2016 7:34 AM CST
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Mike Pence at the governor's Statehouse office in Indianapolis on Monday.   (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

(Newser) – Donald Trump has many fearing for the future of women's reproductive freedom, but last week's election outcome wasn't all bad for Planned Parenthood. The organization has seen an "unprecedented outpouring (of) support" in the days since in the form of 160,000 donations, including 20,000 in Mike Pence's name, reports the Indianapolis Star. The future vice president—who as governor of Indiana signed legislation banning abortion in the case of a fetal anomaly, per NBC News—isn't intentionally driving the generosity. Twitter users have been encouraging people to donate to Planned Parenthood using Pence's official contact information so he'll receive a certificate in response, and 20,000 have followed suit, including Amy Schumer. Pence, meanwhile, is keeping mum.

 

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