Nancy Pelosi Says GOP Budget Is a ‘War on Women’

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US House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi speaks during a press conference about the budget and a possible shutdown of the US government at the US Capitol in Washington, DC, April 7, 2011. AFP PHOTO / Saul LOEB (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images) Photo: SAUL LOEB/2011 AFP

"There is actually a war on women ... Abortion is one issue, but contraception and family planning and birth control are opposed by this crowd too ... We have a big fight on our hands, in terms of respect for women, and our, what is right for our country in terms of family decisions." —House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi takes aim at House Republicans who want to defund Planned Parenthood, restrict access to abortions, and reform Medicaid and Medicare [Politico]