Planned Parenthood Funds Stripped From Budget

Friday, 18 Feb 2011 02:53 PM

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
|  A   A  
  Copy Shortlink
Already reeling from an undercover video sting, Planned Parenthood now faces a budget crisis as the House moves to deny the pro-abortion group all its customary federal funding, The New York Times reports. Contained in a 2011 spending bill that eliminates family planning services is an amendment that strips Planned Parenthood of $75 million in annual support.

planned parenthood house budgetThe 95-year-old organization is pinning its hopes on the Senate, where a Democratic majority will likely restore some funding. It’s unclear how much money will make it through House-Senate negotiations and into the final legislation Congress sends to the White House for the president’s signature.

Meanwhile, the Times reports that more House legislation targeting Planned Parenthood “is in the offing, putting the organization in its most precarious political spot in decades.”

Some of the backlash is being fueled by videos in which Planned Parenthood clinic employees freely give sexual health advice to a man posing as a pimp. The clips, shot surreptitiously and then released by a pro-life organization, Live Action, have spurred debate over something Planned Parenthood had long taken as a given: access to federal dollars




© 2014 Newsmax. All rights reserved.

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
  Copy Shortlink
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Retype Email:
Country
Zip Code:
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
You May Also Like

Illinois Republicans Call for Immigration Reform

Wednesday, 23 Apr 2014 06:45 AM

Two Republican lawmakers from Illinois, Reps. Adam Kinzinger and Aaron Schock, have come out in support of immigration r . . .

Rand Paul Debates Issues - and 2016 - With Obama Ally Axelrod

Wednesday, 23 Apr 2014 06:26 AM

Rand Paul came to Chicago yesterday and did something a Republican thinking about running for president typically wouldn . . .

Texas AG to Feds: 'Come And Take' Disputed Land

Tuesday, 22 Apr 2014 23:11 PM

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott has a message for the Bureau of Land Management about disputed land along the Oklahom . . .

Most Commented

Newsmax, Moneynews, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, NewsmaxWorld, NewsmaxHealth, are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved