TV star Alexis Bledel says her passionate belief in women’s rights is motivating her to get out and vote on Election Day this year.

She’s speaking out on TakePart.com as part of the “Why I Vote” video series and says "I guess I just think about my mother and wanting her to make choices when she gets older that are fair and good choices for her health as well as the younger people in my family… I want them to be able to make choices that they feel are right for them and they can feel proud of. "

Additional episodes feature:

  • Celebrity trainer Jillian Michaels on marriage equality: “I appreciate the fact that people have the right to not like gays and lesbians, but the thought of the majority being able to dictate and control the equal rights of a minority is terrifying to me.” Watch the full video here.
  • TV legend Marilu Henner on our food system “You would never make cheese from the breast milk of your next door neighbor but you are sucking from the teat of a cow you don’t even know…” Watch the full video here.
  • Tom Arnold on what he’d tell Congress if he was President, “The first thing I would do as President is I would go over to Congress and say ‘listen guys, people aren’t really digging me, and they f****ng hate you guys. So let’s put some s**t together man! Let’s build something out there for those people who can’t stand us.” Watch the full video here.

More at TakePart’s election news hub at TakePart.com/Elections.

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