No taxpayer funding for Planned Parenthood

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 Star. There’s something ironic about giving a “lifetime” achievement award to the head of Indiana’s largest abortion business. …

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After 21 years, more and more abortions funded by Minnesota taxpayers

Today is the anniversary of the devastating Doe v. Gomez ruling ST. PAUL — More than 77,000 unborn children have been killed using taxpayer funds since a Minnesota Supreme Court ruling 21 years ago today. The Doe v. Gomez decision required taxpayer funding of elective abortion in Minnesota. “Twenty-one years of this disastrous policy have …

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Taxpayer funding of abortion may cost 1,000 Minnesota lives each year

By Paul Stark December 15 is the 21st anniversary of the Minnesota Supreme Court’s Doe v. Gomez ruling. That decision requires the government to pay for abortions for women who receive state assistance. Through the end of 2014, according to the Department of Human Services, Minnesota taxpayers reimbursed abortion practitioners $22,507,205 for a total of …

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Taxpayer funding of abortion in Minnesota: Three reasons it must end after 20 years

By Paul Stark Minnesota law prohibited public funding of abortion (except in cases of rape, incest, and a threat to the life of the mother) until June 1994. That’s when Hennepin County District Judge William Posten decided that the state Constitution requires Medicaid coverage of abortion for low-income women. The Minnesota Supreme Court upheld the …

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