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 reimbursed abortion practitioners $1.05 million for 4,218 abortions. That’s the largest annual number of tax-funded abortions ever. And …

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

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 funding may only be used for abortions in cases of rape or incest, for health or therapeutic reasons, …

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Help Us Safeguard Taxpayer Dollars from paying for Abortions

By Maria Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation A Pennsylvania state representative is planning to introduce a bill that would threaten your tax dollars. Representative Steven Santarsiero (D-Bucks County) is circulating a co-sponsorship memo for a bill that would repeal Act 13 of 2013. If you will recall, Act 13 is the common sense law …

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Taxpayer funded abortions rise 16 percent; highest percentage ever in Minnesota

Taxpayers have paid more than $22 million to abortion centers, according to state agency ST. PAUL —After 19 years of taxpayer-funded abortions, Minnesotans are paying for 39 percent of all abortions performed in the state. Taxpayers have funded more than 73,000 abortions at a cost of $22.5 million, according to a just-released report from the …

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