Category Archives: Abortion Funding

MN taxpayers have funded 80,000 abortions since 1995 Doe v. Gomez decision

ST. PAUL — More than 80,000 unborn children have been killed using taxpayer funds since a Minnesota Supreme Court ruling 22 years ago today. The Doe v. Gomez decision required taxpayer funding of elective abortion in Minnesota.

Helping Women Doesn’t Mean Advocating Abortion. Quite the Opposite, In Fact.

By Hannah Ellis This November, member nations of the “Group of 7” (G-7) met in Italy to discuss current global health issues and challenges. To the outrage of abortion activists, the G-7 members landed on language that

Appeals court denies Planned Parenthood request to rehear defunding decision

By Dave Andrusko On Monday the full 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals denied a request to reconsider a three-judge panel’s decision that upheld Arkansas’s determination to discontinue Medicaid funding to Planned Parenthood. The lawsuit brought by

Michigan Sen. Debbie Stabenow’s record on tax-funded abortions

Pro-abortion Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-Mi.)

By Right to Life of Michigan In polls majorities of Americans consistently object to being forced to pay for abortions with their tax dollars. Besides many votes in favor of tax-funding of Planned Parenthood, the nation’s number

South Carolina Gov. McMaster uses executive order to cut off funding for abortion clinics

South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster

By Holly Gatling, Executive Director, South Carolina Citizens for Life Earlier today South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster ordered state agencies to cease payments to medical practices affiliated with abortion clinics. By executive order, the Governor directed state

Mega-rich Americans are funding the abortion push in Ireland. Why?

George Soros, the abortion-friendly, sugar-daddy all abortion activists can run to for pocket money

By Niamh Ui Bhriain Editor’s note. My family and I will be on vacation through August 25. I will occasionally add new items but for the most part we will repost “the best of the best” —

Oregon Law Forces Taxpayers to Pay for Abortions

Pro-abortion Gov. Kate Brown

Editor’s note. This analysis comes courtesy of the Alliance Defending Freedom. Recently, the state of Oregon passed a law (which Governor Kate Brown is expected to sign) requiring insurance companies to provide full coverage for all abortions,

Let’s end taxpayer funding of abortion in Minnesota

By Paul Stark Minnesota taxpayers have bankrolled elective abortions for low-income women for more than two decades. But the problem is getting worse year after year. In 2015, according to the Minnesota Department of Human Services, taxpayers

Britain pledges over $1 billion on “family planning,” including access to “safe abortion”

International Development Minister Priti Patel

By Dave Andrusko Thanks go out to our friends at SPUC–the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children–for alerting us today that the British government through its Department for International Development (DFID) has announced that over the

No taxpayer funding for Planned Parenthood

Betty Cockrum, the CEO of Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky

The reality that Planned Parenthood’s clients are leaving in droves should be telling to policy makers. By Mike Fichter Editor’s note. Mr. Fichter is President and CEO of Indiana Right to Life. This appeared in the Indianapolis

Minnesota Gov. Dayton’s non-factual argument for taxpayer funding of abortion

Pro-abortion Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton

By Paul Stark The Minnesota Legislature passed a bill this spring that would prohibit the use of taxpayer funds for abortion. Gov. Mark Dayton vetoed the bill last Wednesday. In his letter explaining the veto, Dayton writes: “State

Bill headed to Iowa Governor that defunds abortion providers

Pro-life Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad

By Dave Andrusko You have to give the pro-abortion-to-the-core Des Moines Register credit: they don’t even pretend to be non-partisan. (More about that momentarily.) Yesterday, on a party-line vote, the Iowa Senate followed up House approval Wednesday