Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Press Release: Taxpayer funded abortions upheld in Minnesota House, Senate votes

The following news release was issued on April 27, 2009.

ST. PAUL – The Minnesota Senate and House of Representatives today refused to ban taxpayer funded abortions. In separate votes, members of each chamber voted down legislation to ban taxpayer funded abortions, which cost taxpayers $1.58 million in 2007.

“State lawmakers failed to correct the abortion industry’s egregious misuse of taxpayer funds,” said MCCL Executive Director Scott Fischbach. “Voting to force taxpayers to pay for elective abortions is not a middle-ground position for any lawmaker; it is extreme.”

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