Let me say from the outset here that the issue here is not abortion, an issue we will let our readers debate and explore in other venues. What is at issue here is that an organization which receives half a billion dollars in taxpayer money each year is openly endorsing a political candidate and amazingly even pledging $20 million – which is essentially money received from US taxpayers* – to support the election efforts of a presidential candidate.
If the National Rifle Association received taxpayer dollars (to my knowledge it does not but it is a good “right wing” proxy for Planned Parenthood) – half a billion in taxpayer dollars – and then pledged millions to help a Republican candidate in battleground states this would be very wrong too.
And now today Ms. Clinton is calling for increased funding for Planned Parenthood.
(From The Hill)
Hillary Clinton is calling for increased government funding for Planned Parenthood.
“I’m obviously not only against defunding Planned Parenthood, but I would like to see Planned Parenthood even get more funding because oftentimes it is both the first and the last resort for healthcare,” the White House hopeful said in an interview with Fusion posted on Friday.
*Federal funds are not supposed to go political causes, so the money comes from a different bucket.
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