The Republican State Leadership Committee has decided to stop running an attack ad against Kathleen Kane, Pennsylvania’s Democratic candidate for attorney general, after the father of a rape victim whose case was featured in the ad called it a “lie.”

The ad claimed that Kane, a prosecutor with the Lackawanna County, Pa., district attorney’s office, is soft on rapists because a “weak plea deal” she made on a rape case was rejected by the judge due to the brutality of the crime and age of the victim. The victim’s father objected to the ad in a letter to Kane’s campaign and said that Kane played no role in the resolution of the case.

GOP Group Pulls Ad About Kathleen Kane After Rape Victim’s Father Calls It A Lie