GOP Asks Agency to Review Planned Parenthood Funding

We do not understand why Planned Parenthood gets a dime from US taxpayers.

Check that, we understand. But they shouldn’t be getting a dime. Such funding is WAY outside of the role of government.

And remember, Trump signed a big fat bill that included millions for the abortion provider.

(From The Washington Free Beacon)

On Tuesday afternoon, 41 senators and 153 congressmen sent letters to the Department of Health and Human Services asking the agency to cut off Title X funding to Planned Parenthood—a sliver of the $500 million the abortion provider receives from taxpayers each year. The Senate letter argues that the department’s reimbursement policies “undermine the law,” pointing to federal prohibition against funding “program where abortion is a method of family planning.” The agency, the Senate letter says, should break from Clinton administration legal interpretations that allowed Title X recipients to share office space with abortionists. House Republicans were even more blunt, saying federal law “drew a bright line between family planning and abortion” and that the agency had flaunted it.

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