The Indiana General Assembly passed state-level legislation during their last session similar to Rep. Mike Pence’s effort on the federal level to de-fund tax dollars to Planned Parenthood.
Then this afternoon, the Obama Administration sent a letter to the State of Indiana stating they have denied approval of Indiana’s State Medicaid plan which prohibits state and federal funds administered by the state from going to entities that perform abortions or maintain or operate facilities where abortions are performed, except for hospitals or ambulatory surgical centers.
Such a move by the federal government today against Indiana might shift this fight into the courts. Stay tuned…
Here is how the news was reported by the Associated Press: (more…)
Cardinal Newman Society's annual "Choosing a Catholic College"
A new report released today by The Cardinal Newman Society (CNS) reveals a troubling relationship between Planned Parenthood and several Catholic colleges and universities.
The report titled “A Scandalous Relationship: Catholic Colleges and Planned Parenthood” unearths more than 150 current and past connections of Catholic colleges and universities to the national abortion provider, as documented on the Internet. In the report, CNS urges Catholic colleges and universities to “embrace a no-tolerance position for any relationship with Planned Parenthood,” which CNS asserts is “a leading contributor to what Pope John Paul II labeled a ‘culture of death’.” (more…)
For many years pro-life activists have prayed for a David to slay the pro-abortion Goliath, Planned Parenthood. Lisa Rose, a 22-year old California college student, has not felled the billion-dollar abortion provider with one blow, but the findings of her covert operations have provided the leverage leading to Planned Parenthood’s defunding in the House of Representatives. (more…)
“It is morally wrong to end an unborn human life by abortion. It is also morally wrong to take the taxpayer dollars of millions of pro-life Americans and use them to promote abortion at home or abroad.” (more…)