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Thursday, January 10, 2013

Planned Parenthood: $1.2 "nonprofit" got over half billion in our tax dollars, performed a million abortions in 3 years

According to Planned Parenthood’s 2011-2012 Annual Report, the "nonprofit" behemoth: 
  • Received $542 million in taxpayer funding, which equals 44 percent of Planned Parenthood’s annual revenue. 
  • Performed 333,964 abortions. Their previous annual reporters show that the organization performed 329,445 abortions in 2010 and 332,278 abortions in 2009, bringing the total number of abortions in three years to nearly 1 million abortions.
  • Reported $87.4 million in excess revenue, and more than $1.2 billion in net assets.
For more detail, read the fact sheet developed by the Susan B. Anthony List.  

Lawmakers introduce legislation to halt "family planning" funding of abortion groups

On Jan. 4, 2013, pro-life U.S. Representatives re-introduced the Title X Abortion Provider Prohibition Act. This bill ensures that Title X family planning grants are used for their intended purpose and are prohibited from being used by organizations that provide abortions.
Original cosponsors include Reps. Steve, Scalise (R-LA), Chris Smith (R-NJ), John Fleming (R-LA), Joe Pitts (R-PA), Tom Price (R-GA), Phil Roe (R-TN),  Chuck Fleischmann (R-TN), Adrian Smith (R-NE), Peter Roskam (R-IL), Martha Roby (R-AL), Steve King (R-IA), Jeff Duncan (R-SC), Bill Flores (R-TX), Lou Barletta (R-PA), Blake Farenthold (R-TX), Jason Amash (R-MI), Rick Crawford (R-AR), Tom Graves (R-GA), Trent Franks (R-AZ), Virginia Foxx (R-VA), Mike Kelly (R-PA), Tom Reed (R-NY) and Renee Ellmers (R-NC). 
Click here to view the legislation. 

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