'Handmaids' protest Mike Pence's 'Focus on the Family' remarks in Colorado Springs

Protesters dressed in red garb made famous by the novel and Hulu series "The Handmaid's Tale" held signs in opposition to Vice President Mike Pence on Friday as the second to President Trump spoke at a Focus on the Family event in Colorado Springs.

Pence delivered remarks on Friday afternoon at the 40th anniversary of Focus on the Family, an organization that describes itself as "a global Christian ministry dedicated to helping families thrive."

Pence declared inside the event that the Christian community has an "unwavering ally in Donald Trump" as protesters outside stood in opposition to the former Indiana governor and the Trump administration's policies.

"Don't take my kids' Medicaid," a sign from one protester read.

The protest comes one day after Senate Republicans unveiled their long-awaited version of legislation meant to repeal and replace Obamacare as national health care law. Reports of women protesting while dressed up as handmaids -- who derive from a novel whose plot details a society where women have been stripped of virtually every inalienable right -- have begun popping up with increased frequency across the nation.

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Women dressed as handmaids promoting the Hulu original series "The Handmaid's Tale" stand along a public street during the South by Southwest (SXSW) Music Film Interactive Festival 2017 in Austin, Texas, U.S., March 11, 2017. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
AUSTIN, TX - MARCH 12: Handmaids on hulu are seen during the 2017 SXSW Conference and Festivals at Austin Convention Center on March 12, 2017 in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Hubert Vestil/Getty Images for SXSW)
AUSTIN, TX - MARCH 12: Handmaids on hulu are seen during the 2017 SXSW Conference and Festivals at Austin Convention Center on March 12, 2017 in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Hubert Vestil/Getty Images for SXSW)
LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 23: Based on the book by Margaret Atwood, performers pose as Handmaids to promote the new tv series 'The Handmaid's Tale' at the Los Angeles Times Festival Of Books at USC on April 23, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Tara Ziemba/Getty Images,)
LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 23: Based on the book by Margaret Atwood, performers pose as Handmaids to promote the new tv series 'The Handmaid's Tale' at the Los Angeles Times Festival Of Books at USC on April 23, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Tara Ziemba/Getty Images,)
Women dressed as handmaids promoting the Hulu original series "The Handmaid's Tale" stand along a public street during the South by Southwest (SXSW) Music Film Interactive Festival 2017 in Austin, Texas, U.S., March 11, 2017. REUTERS/Brian Snyder TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
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Pence addressed the GOP push to replace the Affordable Care Act during his speech, saying passage of such health care legislation would also mean defunding of Planned Parenthood, a nonprofit offering reproductive health care.

"Later this summer when we repeal and replace Obamacare, we're going to defund Planned Parenthood once and for all."

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