By Dave Andrusko When legislatures are dominated by pro-abortion Democrats and the governor’s office is, likewise, in lockstep with Planned Parenthood, you get the state of New Jersey passing a law that “will provide $9.5 million more in state taxpayer money to family-planning clinics such as Planned Parenthood to make up for federal funding they …Continue reading "NJ Gov. signs bill funneling millions of tax payer dollars to Planned Parenthood"
By Paul Stark, Communications Associate, Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life THE U.S. SUPREME COURT’S ROE V. WADE and Doe v. Bolton decisions in 1973 made abortion legal across the United States. But a court ruling here in Minnesota—24 years ago this month—went even further. Lawsuit leads to abortion funding It started in 1993. That’s when …Continue reading "DID YOU KNOW? How a Court decision 24 years ago imposed tax-funded abortion in Minnesota"
WASHINGTON–On Friday, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued the Exchange Program Integrity Final Rule. Among other provisions, the rule ensures that when Affordable Care Act (ACA) exchange plans include elective abortion coverage— for which public funding is prohibited by federal law—customers receive separate bills for abortion coverage from their health insurance. The …Continue reading "Bishops’ Pro-Life Chairman Commends Final Rule Separating Abortion Payments from Health Care Coverage"
“With this final rule, the Trump Administration is enforcing rules that were implemented under the Obama Administration but never enforced,” said Carol Tobias, president of National Right to Life. ”This rule will prevent taxpayer dollars from being used to pay for abortions.” She continued, “We thank President Trump and Secretary Azar for their commitment to …Continue reading "National Right to Life Lauds HHS Exchange Program Integrity Final Rule"
By Dave Andrusko NRL News Today has run dozens of stories over the years about two of many fronts in the ongoing battle between Planned Parenthood and the state of Missouri. First, about whether the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services may revoke the license of Planned Parenthood’s St. Louis clinic, the state’s lone …Continue reading "Attorneys clash over Planned Parenthood funding in Missouri"
By Dave Andrusko When last NRL News Today reported on the issue, the ACLU had just sued Alaska Governor Mike Dunleavy who had cut from the budget of the state Supreme Court the amount it cost the state of Alaska to fund abortions, a requirement (you guessed it) of the Alaska Supreme Court. By using …Continue reading "Judge hears ACLU challenge to Governor’s decision to cut budget of state courts that compel Alaska to pay for elective abortions"
By Olivia Gans Turner, President, Virginia Society for Human Life (VSHL) Only days ago, California’s Governor Gavin Newsom signed a new, first of its kind law that will require all tax-payer funded public universities to make chemical abortion available to students. That’s right, the Governor of California has decided it is reasonable to force the …Continue reading "Will your tax dollars pay for abortion on Virginia campuses?"
WASHINGTON–Late yesterday, the Office of Population Affairs announced funding awards of $33.6 million for fiscal year 2019 to 50 current Title X grantees to supplement their family planning services. These funds were made available when certain grantees, including Planned Parenthood, left the Title X program rather than comply with the Protect Life Rule issued earlier …Continue reading "National Right to Life Statement on the Fiscal Year 2019 Title X Grantees"
HHS prioritized addressing any service gaps left by the grantees that chose to leave the Title X program Editor’s note. As you recall, Planned Parenthood pulled out of the Title X Family Planning Program. HHS had issued a rule, finalized in February, which restored Title X family planning regulations to prohibit grantees from co-locating with …Continue reading "HHS Issues Supplemental Grant Awards to 50 Title X Recipients"
Latest state report shows Planned Parenthood continues to exploit public coffers By Paul Stark ABORTIONS FUNDED by Minnesota taxpayers in 2017 reached a record high for the third straight year, according to a report released by the Minnesota Department of Human Services. Taxpayers reimbursed abortion practitioners $1.06 million for a total of 4,356 abortions. State-funded …Continue reading "Tax-funded abortions in Minnesota hit another all-time high"
By Dave Andrusko Monday, the day before Planned Parenthood axed its new president, the Trump Administration notified Title X family planning recipients that it is immediately barring grantees from performing or referring for abortions. A separate provision of the rule requiring a clean financial and physical separation between abortion providers and other services will take …Continue reading "Trump administration begins enforcement of Title X rules barring recipients from performing or referring for abortions"
The Trump Administration formally announced that it has begun immediately enforcing its Title X rules which state that grantees, such as Planned Parenthood, may not co-locate with abortion clinics or refer clients for abortion. “We praise the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for their immediate enforcement of this reasonable policy,” said National Right …Continue reading "National Right to Life praises Trump Administration and HHS for immediate action on Title X"