GOP to Planned Parenthood: Hand over records
By LAURIE KELLMAN - Associated Press | AP
http://news.yahoo.com/gop-planned-paren … 50203.html
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Republican-led House panel has asked the Planned Parenthood Federation of America to hand over more than a decade's worth of documents in a probe of whether the organization improperly spends public money on abortions.
Democrats and Planned Parenthood supporters say the 90-year-old group is audited regularly and publicly and that the probe is the latest Republican run at shutting it down.
At issue is whether American taxpayers are unwittingly underwriting elective abortions, in violation of federal law. Absolutely not, says Planned Parenthood. But congressional Republicans are not so sure.
another way for govt to control people
Yes, in the most private of ways.
Maybe that's why some goob is once again spewing garbage about the second amendment....cause they are trying to distract attention away from the fact that they want to erase the 4th and 8th!
or is it the 14th and 17th?? 16th?? So many, I loose track.
you know, for supposed "constitutionalists", they really don't like it too much
I find it funny that the taxpayers actually think they have a say in how the government spends money?
The taxpayers want better education? Yet, government refuses to clean up schools and fund them properly.
The taxpayers want better spending on the budget? Yet, government continues to spend more money on things it doesn't actually need, like multiple government agencies that could be dissolved.
The taxypayers want troops brought home and wars to end? Yet, government continues to spend money on funding troops and everything else with regards to the on-going war.
So much for the taxpayers having a say in how the government spends money? Why in the world would the government give two sh!ts on how other companies are spending the funding they provide?
I mean seriously, when government provides funds to companies, like liquid injections for jobs creation? Yet, doesn't actually audit the usage of the money? It shows there's a problem.
that's why I ignore the whole thing, meaning politicians-don't trust any of them. all bs. I'm for the NRA -one of our constitutional rights.
by emdi 7 years ago
I am interested to know the general public opinion about planned parenthood. It is a hot topic as the government shut down is very much connected to this topic. Just one more thing to add: I found out that planned parent hood is more about funding millions for early and late term abortion...
by AnnCee 7 years ago
The House will vote, perhaps today, on Rep. Mike Pence’s amendment to the Continuing Resolution which would zero out taxpayer funding for Planned Parenthood. Planned Parenthood last year received $363 million in money yanked out of the wallets of Americans, many if not most of them pro-life, and...
by American View 5 years ago
The President of the United States Asks God to Bless an Abortion FactoryOBAMA: Planned Parenthood is not going anywhere. It's not going anywhere today. It's not going anywhere tomorrow. (applause) As long as we've got a fight to make sure women have access to quality...
by Asa Schneidermann 3 years ago
Before, it was all kind of fuzzy. We knew that abortions took place in Planned Parenthood facilities and fought against it, but other activities were unclear. Now, we have clear, undeniable evidence of the evil - and I mean evil - practices taking place using our own tax dollars. It is not an...
by Onusonus 21 months ago
A poll for the ladys out there.Planned Parenthood claims that only 3% of their services are for abortion. The rest is for cancer screening and other unrelated health services.So how many of you women out there actually use planned parenthood without the intention of getting an abortion?
by myvoternation 6 years ago
Let's debate this issue!
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