Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Roundup: What you need to know about Planned Parenthood and its taxpayer funding

Planned Parenthood -- the leading performer and promoter of abortion in Minnesota and nationwide -- has been prominent in the news for the last several months. Lawmakers at both the federal and state levels are seeking to deny Planned Parenthood taxpayer money (it receives some $360 million from the government each year).

We have repeatedly made the case that Planned Parenthood must be denied funding, and we have answered the objections of those who say otherwise. Below are recent posts:

recent interview with Dr. Randall K. O'Bannon explains the centrality of abortion to Planned Parenthood and clarifies the often-repeated but misleading "3 percent" claim.

Also see this excellent report from the Chiaroscuro Foundation, titled "Does Planned Parenthood Need or Deserve Federal Funds?"