A report released Wednesday by the Government Accountability Office found that America's largest abortion provider, Planned Parenthood, received at least $1.5 billion in state and federal funding in a three-year span from 2010-2012.
The investigation additionally found that the Planned Parenthood Federation of America and five other pro-abortion advocacy companies— Advocates for Youth, Guttmacher Institute, International Planned Parenthood Federation, Population Council, and the Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States – spent a combined total of nearly $482 million in direct federal funding received from Health and Human Services and United States Agency of International Development during that time.
The report, which was compiled after a group of over 60 pro-life Congress members led by U.S. Reps. Diane Black, R-Tenn., Chris Smith, R-N.J. and Pete Olson, R-Texas, sent a letter to GAO in February of 2013 asking for data on the how much federal funding was expended by six major organizations who advocate and or perform elective abortion-on-demand from 2010-2012. more >>
The New York State Assembly voted a resounding 94-49 Wednesday to approve a bill that would allow third trimester abortions using procedures such as a shot of poison to the baby's heart by medical professionals who won't necessarily be doctors.
Protections relating to human trafficking, domestic violence, and sexual harassment in the Women's Equality Act had been stymied by abortion advocates pushing the expansion of third-trimester abortions. more >>
Since the U.S. House of Representatives pulled the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act from consideration on January 21 – the evening before March for Life 2015 – pro-life blogger Jill Stanek has been relentless in calling for the bill to come back to the House floor for a vote.
With the bill yet to be reintroduced two months later, Stanek felt the voice of pro-life activists was not being heard.
When she teamed up with Rev. Pat Mahoney of Christian Defense Coalition and Troy Newman of Operation Rescue to announce a Sit-in/Pray-in at Speaker John Boehner's Congressional office, within days the Speaker of the House responded. more >>
You will be touched when you hear this incredible story through music. Kimberly Henderson sings powerful lyrics through her original song "Tiny Hearts." Your heart will be touched when you hear her story about her baby girl, who was nearly aborted.
Kimberly's baby girl, Vaida, is now everything she could have asked for and more. When you hear about her story, it will be hard to hold back the tears. Hearing about her life stories will show you just how much she has been through.
"Two years ago today I was sitting in an abortion clinic thinking not having Vaida was best for me. Well, this date is forever burned in my brain. … I think that is God's way of showing me that HIS plan is and will always be greater and bigger than anything and everything I've ever known," she said. more >>
Espresso makes you hyper. When you're hyper you sometimes make rash decisions. When you make rash decisions you usually regret it. Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz evidently chugged a Venti-five-shot-double-pump-skinny-vanilla-latte last week before announcing Starbucks' new "RaceTogether" public relations stunt. As he describes it, the über-"progressive" head of the multi-billion dollar corporate mega-giant that brews mediocre coffee by the silo full and whose leadership is almost exclusively white – hopes to "start a discussion" about American race relations. (I'm pretty sure that discussion has been ongoing for a couple centuries, but, hey, I was wrong that one time about that other thing.)
The way I understand it is that when you unsuspectingly wander into any of your 12 local Starbucks locations, your official Starbucks barista will write "RaceTogether" with his official Starbucks Sharpie on the side of your official Starbucks cup and then, as you try to avoid eye contact and grab your Splenda and 2% on the way out the door while formulating an excuse for why you're already late to work, he'll ask you if you'd like to have a discussion about race.
Bad idea? The cost of white privilege? I don't know. Maybe it's just how I'm wired, but I kind of relish the opportunity to explain to a bearded, ghost white, heavily pierced and tatted 29-year-old aspiring LGBTOMGWTFBBQ Gender Studies professional that the whole "Hands up Don't Shoot™" meme was a cultural Marxist hoax rooted in, as are all things "progressive," a bunch of pretend stuff. more >>
In what is emerging as a national test case, the Iowa Supreme Court heard oral arguments last week in Planned Parenthood of the Heartland Inc. v. Iowa Board of Medicine, which challenges the 2013 state medical board's decision to require the physical presence of a physician when a patient is given an abortion-inducing drug.
Telemed abortion, otherwise known as a webcam abortion, is a procedure in which an expectant mother gets a chemical abortion when there is no doctor physically present.
The physician consults the patient via webcam and, after the doctor explains the procedure to the patient, the physician remotely activates a drawer that opens. more >>