By Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D., NRL Director of Education & Research In a $3.8 trillion federal budget, it isn’t always easy to keep track of where all the money goes. But one thing a recent report from the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) makes clear is that groups such as abortion giant Planned Parenthood and …Continue reading "Government Report Shows Hundreds of Millions in Tax Dollars Going to Planned Parenthood, Other Abortion Advocates"
90% of Reported Campaign Funds Supplied by Abortion Clinics Editor’s note. The following comes from “Yes on 1,” a reference to an amendment to the Tennessee Constitution which would nullify a 2000 decision by the Tennessee Supreme Court which wrongly claimed a “fundamental right to abortion” in the state Constitution. It is on the …Continue reading "Abortion Facilities Continue To Fund ‘Vote No’ Campaign"
WASHINGTON – A report by the Government Accountability Office (GAO), a nonpartisan investigatory arm of Congress, made public today, provides dismaying confirmation of earlier predictions by National Right to Life that federally subsidized abortion coverage would become a widespread feature of Obamacare. The report found that more than one thousand federally subsidized exchange plans …Continue reading "GAO report confirms elective abortion coverage widespread in Obamacare exchange plans"
Editor’s note. The following comes from the office of pro-life Congressman Chris Smith (R-NJ). WASHINGTON, DC – Despite a promise President Obama made to lawmakers and the American public in a special joint session of Congress on healthcare reform that “under our plan, no federal dollars will be used to fund abortion” a new …Continue reading "Government Watchdog Finds ObamaCare Massively Funds Abortion-on-Demand"
By Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D., NRL Director of Education & Research Faced with clinic closings and legislative defeats, Planned Parenthood’s political arm (Planned Parenthood Action Fund) is in the process of spending $16 million in this fall’s races. To gin up contributions, Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards has sent out a fiery but fact-challenged appeal …Continue reading "Planned Parenthood Raising Money for Big Push in Fall Elections"
By Dave Andrusko As my wife put it this morning, we are re-entering the world we had blissfully ignored for five glorious days while we prepared for and then celebrated the marriage of our middle daughter. Talk about going from the high-highs to the low-lows. I guess everyone but us was familiar with what …Continue reading "Pro-abortionists pervert “ice-bucket challenge” like they do everything else"
By Dr. Peter Saunders Editor’s note. Dr. Saunders is a former general surgeon and is CEO of Christian Medical Fellowship, a UK-based organization with 4,500 UK doctors and 1,000 medical students as members. The world’s fourth richest person, Warren Buffett, ploughed $1.23 billion into abortion groups over eleven years, a media watchdog has found …Continue reading "Bankrolling killing – how the rich and famous promote abortion and euthanasia"
By Kathy Ostrowski, Legislative Director, Kansans for Life In a not unexpected move, Planned Parenthood of Kansas and Mid-Missouri announced today it plans to close its financially failing Hays facility that no longer qualifies for family planning funds distributed by the Kansas health department. PPKMM lost a crucial legal fight in March when the …Continue reading "Planned Parenthood of Kansas and Mid-Missouri announces it will close its Hays facility"
By Dave Andrusko A girl identified only as “A” has lost her lawsuit demanding that pregnant women traveling from Northern Ireland to England should have their abortions paid for by the National Health Service (NHS). In October 2012, along with her mother, the then-15 year old “A” traveled to England to have an abortion …Continue reading "London High Court rules National Health Service not required to pay for abortions of women coming to England from Northern Ireland"
By Dave Andrusko It is not the slightest exaggeration to say that the late abortionist Henry Morgentaler was an iconic figure in the history of abortion in Canada. He took his case challenging the already-weakened abortion law to the Supreme Court of Canada. In 1988 the justices “struck down the law,” wrote Dr. Paul …Continue reading "Proposed closing of Morgentaler abortion clinic in Canada gives pro-abortionists excuse to demand further governmental funding of abortion"
By Susan T. Muskett, J.D., Senior Legislative Counsel In early January, George Mason University Law Professor Helen Alvare testified before a congressional committee about the need for the federal government to “once and for all” remove itself from involvement with funding of abortions. Her testimony brought to light many truths, including one that is …Continue reading "The Government Should Oppose, Not Sponsor, the Aborting of America’s Poor Women"
The question of who pays for abortion insurance was answered Wednesday in Michigan. The Michigan House (62-47) and Senate (27-11) approved the citizen-initiated Abortion Insurance Opt-Out Act. The Abortion Insurance Opt-Out Act is about who desires abortion coverage and who will pay for it, not whether abortion is legal or if insurance is available. …Continue reading "Victory for Michigan: Elective abortion removed as standard ‘benefit’ from health plans"