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Abortion Funding

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Planned Parenthood fires CEO

by MFI News

If you haven’t heard, Planned Parenthood just fired their President and CEO, Dr. Leana Wen, because Wen wanted to focus primarily on “health care” issues rather than political advocacy. Dr. Wen wrote in her statement that the “board leadership has determined that the priority of Planned Parenthood moving forward is to double down on abortion rights advocacy.” Not […]

Obamacare Repeal Moving Forward

by MFI News

Within hours of the release of the EO on religious liberty, the House of Representatives passed a partial repeal of ObamaCare.  It largely defunds Planned Parenthood for the next year by eliminating more than $390 million (roughly 80%) of federal funding for the abortion giant.  You can watch this year’s banquet speaker Hugh Hewitt discuss this […]

HR 3, No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act, moves towards vote in House

by mafamily

One of the most important pro-life initiatives in Congress, the “No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act,” is inching closer to the House floor. Yesterday, the House Rules Committee met to discuss H.R. 3—which is a good indication that the bill will hit the full House for a vote next week. Take a minute to call […]

Brown joins John Kerry in supporting Planned Parenthood

by mafamily

Last Thursday, Senator Scott Brown took three important votes, and giving credit where credit is due, voted the right way on two of them. He joined with every Republican senator in voting to defund Obamacare, a vote that failed by a 47-53 margin. On this vote he upheld his promise to be the “41st vote” […]

Senate to vote on Planned Parenthood funding today

by mafamily

For three decades, Planned Parenthood has received billions in taxpayer funds. Despite being a billion-dollar-a-year corporation, Planned Parenthood annually receives $363,200,000 – 33 percent of its income – from “government grants and contracts,” that is, from taxpayer dollars. By the group’s own admission, 97.6 percent of the “services” they provided for pregnant women in 2009 […]

Where does Scott Brown stand?

by mafamily

Scott Brown is dancing around the issue of funding for Planned Parenthood. While he has stated that he supports “family planning and health services for women,” he has yet to specifically address the Pence Amendment. This amendment would zero-out taxpayer funding for Planned Parenthood, while leaving other “family planning” funds untouched. Planned Parenthood is the […]