On Monday, Barack Obama gave a speech in Madison, Wisconsin in which he said, regarding budget negotiations with Republicans, that he would not compromise federal funding to Planned Parenthood, the nation’s largest abortion provider. According to its own fact sheets the organization performed 985,731 abortions between 2008 and 2010. They also receive taxpayer money to help in their holocaust every year, including $48.4 million in 2009-10.
That’s nearly one million people murdered at the hands of Planned Parenthood, subsidized by the taxpayer and endorsed by our federal government. Barack Obama wants to continue subsidizing this organization.
“Sometimes you got to fight. Sometimes you’ve got to stand on principle,” Obama said.
“If the price of peace in Washington is cutting deals to cut students off financial aid, or get rid of funding to Planned Parenthood, or let insurance companies discriminate against people with pre-existing conditions or eliminate health care for millions of folks on Medicaid who are poor or elderly or disabled, I won’t pay that price,” Obama continued. “That’s not a deal I’ll take. That’s not bipartisanship. That’s not change. That’s surrender.”
A Congressional Research Service report published on Aug. 28 said that the federal government gives Planned Parenthood about $66 million per year in Title X “family planning” grants. The law prohibits recipients from using Title X money for abortion except in cases of rape, incest or to save the life of the mother. However, Planned Parenthood and other organizations that receive federal subsidies under Title X can take the federal money and do abortions at the same time as long use other dollars—not the dollars they got from the federal government–to pay for an actual abortion.
“PPFA and its affiliates receive about $66 million in annual Title X funding, according to the PPFA Washington Office,” the Congressional Research Service reported.
“The prohibition on abortion does not apply to all the activities of a Title X grantee, but only to activities that are part of the Title X project,” the Congressional Research Service said. “A grantee’s abortion activities must be ‘separate and distinct’ from the Title X project activities.”
The Congressional Research Service pointed out that critics believe that federal Title X funding should be withheld from organizations like Planned Parenthood that do abortion.
It is a travesty when men will support, with any amount of money, be it taxpayer money or their own, the murder of the most innocent and helpless among us. May God grant America repentance.Don't forget to Like Freedom Outpost on Facebook and Twitter, and follow our friends at RepublicanLegion.com.
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