Lindsay Siler often recalls the moment she knew she had to get more involved in politics.Read the full article
It was 2005, and Siler, then director of public policy for Planned Parenthood Health Systems, was in South Carolina, trying to amend a legislative measure she considered bad for women.
"I went and saw a state senator, who said to me: 'You're a pretty girl. When are you going to realize that God's purpose for you is to procreate your race?' "
That was when Siler understood that she needed to do more than write good legislation.