Skip to comments.Unborn children of Peace Corps members in jeopardy thanks to new abortion funding
Posted on 12/26/2014 6:49:42 PM PST by Morgana
Planned Parenthood and the abortion lobby have long rallied for U.S. Peace Corps members to have abortion coverage footed by federal tax funding. According to The Hill, efforts by Nita Lowey (D-N.Y.) and Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.) have granted their wish through the Appropriations bill:
Though it was best known for preventing a government shutdown, the Appropriations bill also contained provisions that will ensure for the first time that Peace Corps volunteers have access to abortion in cases of rape, incest, or to protect the life of the woman.
Planned Parenthood has also lavished Frank Lautenberg (D-N.J.) with kudos for his role in rescinding protections from the pre-born children of Peace Corps members.
As we reported in in April, 2013, the crusade for taxpayer-funded abortion procedures in the Peace Corps (vociferously supported by Planned Parenthood and its ilk) was overkill (literally and figuratively speaking):
In fact, the Peace Corps not only pays for transportation to and from the location in which a volunteer may obtain a legal abortion while she is working for the organization, but they also provide guidance on how she can confidentially use her own Peace Corps funds to pay for the procedure. The Corps also pays for complications that may (and often do) result from the abortion. It simply does not pay for the abortion itself.
Nevertheless, abortion proponents pushed until they got what they wanted.
Scientology pushes their Sea Org members to abort as well. Amazing that they are starting to blend their ideology.
Something libertarians do, is pretend that the feds aren't involved in abortion, and that their presidential candidates like Rand Paul can pretend that he can avoid having a position as a federal candidate, but in reality, the feds deal a lot in abortion.
People don't know for instance, that abortion was being allowed in federal hospitals, like on military bases, back in the 1960s and that Presidents go back and forth on such abortions, and in other federal areas involving abortion.
So everyone who voted for this bill has blood on their hands.
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