Ashley Judd takes on Scott DesJarlais

Ashley Judd takes on Scott DesJarlais

October 19th, 2012 by WRCB-TV Channel 3 in Local - Breaking News

Ashley Judd

Photo by WRCB-TV Channel 3 /Times Free Press.

CHATTANOOGA, TN - Actress and activist Ashley Judd has taken a stand against U.S. Rep. Scott DesJarlais (R-TN).

After an affair with a patient came to light, followed by a candid discussion about an abortion, Desjarlais' stance as a pro-life politician came under fire.

Judd has come out to support DesJarlais' opponent, Eric Stewart, who trails in the campaign funding race. Stewart has $85,000 in his coffers, compared to DesJarlais' $600,000 war chest.

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