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Abortion Foes Open a New Front
WSJ.COM ^ | Dec 9, 2008 | By STEPHANIE SIMON

Posted on 12/10/2008 10:34:55 AM PST by GonzoII

Abortion opponents are pressing state and local governments to stop sending taxpayer dollars to Planned Parenthood, arguing that the nonprofit group has plenty of cash and shouldn't be granted scarce public funds at a time of economic crisis.

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: abortion; defundtheleft; plannedparenthood; prolife; taxdollarsatwork; youpayforthis

1 posted on 12/10/2008 10:34:55 AM PST by GonzoII
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To: narses; wagglebee

Ping


2 posted on 12/10/2008 10:35:32 AM PST by GonzoII ("That they may be one...Father")
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To: GonzoII

Hallelujah! This should have happened YEARS and DECADES ago, but glad it is being pushed now. :-D. Let’s hope, pray, and fight for its success.


3 posted on 12/10/2008 10:36:31 AM PST by GOP Poet
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To: GOP Poet

One of the things that has always outraged me is that by our tax dollars being sent to amoral things, it makes us a party to those amoral things. In the past I have written congresscritters, representatives, everyone I could think of, zero results, in a nutshell they couldn’t care less.


4 posted on 12/10/2008 10:40:16 AM PST by brushcop (We remember SSG Harrison Brown, PVT Andrew Simmons B CO 2/69 3ID KIA Iraq OIF IV)
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To: GonzoII

Gee. And this is controversial. Defunding the Democrats’ death camps.


5 posted on 12/10/2008 10:41:25 AM PST by weegee (Sec. of State Clinton. What kind of change is it to keep the Bush-Clinton-Bush-Clinton Oligarchy?)
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To: GOP Poet; All

“focuses more on economic than moral concerns”

Two pronged front! Right on.


6 posted on 12/10/2008 10:41:46 AM PST by GonzoII ("That they may be one...Father")
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To: GonzoII

Not exactly a new front. I support this effort 100%, but it’s not going to be easy.

Most of the pro-life organizations are hurting for donations in these difficult times, but Planned Parenthood has money coming out of its ears, and uses it freely to bribe the politicians for more.

Abortion is a losing proposition at the polls, which is why Obama covered up his record except when seeking support from Planned Parenthood. But it is a winning proposition for fund raising, not only because the abortionists contribute big bucks, but because a disproportionate number of rich country clubbers support it.


7 posted on 12/10/2008 10:46:02 AM PST by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: Cicero
The right to life organization in Iowa exposes said "country clubbers" who are contributing to Planned Parenthood in Iowa.

Link to Planned Parenthood Supporters in Iowa

They are some of Iowa's wealthiest.
8 posted on 12/10/2008 11:19:14 AM PST by MockTurtle
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To: GonzoII

I have yet to try this, but... ask a pro- planned parenthood this question -

“If planned parenthood is a ‘pro-choice’ organization, do you believe that they have ever tried to talk someone OUT of an abortion?”


9 posted on 12/10/2008 11:21:55 AM PST by MrB (The 0bamanation: Marxism, Infanticide, Appeasement, Depression, Thuggery, and Censorship)
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To: MockTurtle

I happen to know a fair number of country clubbers (although unfortunately I can’t afford to join the clubs). Even some of the more conservative ones who vote Republican are active supporters of Planned Parenthood.

Basically, rich people tend to find abortion convenient, for themselves and their kids. If something awkward should happen, just get rid of it, so there is no public scandal.


10 posted on 12/10/2008 11:47:23 AM PST by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: Coleus; nickcarraway; narses; Mr. Silverback; Canticle_of_Deborah; TenthAmendmentChampion; ...
Pro-Life PING

Please FreepMail me if you want on or off my Pro-Life Ping List.

ONE NATION UNDER GOD

Fight the Freedom of Choice Act (Unlimited Abortion) Sign the Fight FOCA Petition ASAP & Get Involved!!

11 posted on 12/10/2008 12:33:01 PM PST by cpforlife.org (A Catholic Respect Life Curriculum is available FREE at KnightsForLife.org)
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To: GonzoII; cpforlife.org; narses; wagglebee; GOP Poet

Strange...the pie chart.
Don’t they say they provide some adoption services? Yet ...it isn’t in the charts for all their lip service.


12 posted on 12/10/2008 1:08:44 PM PST by fishhound (Obama and company are trying to FOCAround with the Church.)
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To: GonzoII

I just like reading this...

“Planned Parenthood didn’t make it to the final round in the competition for county grants.”

“Planned Parenthood didn’t make it to the final round in the competition for county grants.”

“Planned Parenthood didn’t make it to the final round in the competition for county grants.”


13 posted on 12/10/2008 1:12:49 PM PST by fishhound (Obama and company are trying to FOCAround with the Church.)
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To: fishhound; GonzoII; cpforlife.org; narses; GOP Poet
Planned Barrenhood made a whopping THREE adoption referrals last year, they murder almost ONE THOUSAND babies A DAY.

Planned Parenthood Report: More Abortions, Fewer Adoptions and Prenatal Care

14 posted on 12/10/2008 1:30:15 PM PST by wagglebee ("A political party cannot be all things to all people." -- Ronald Reagan, 3/1/75)
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To: fishhound; MrB
I read that less than 2% of PP's pregnant clients, over-all, opt for adoption. At some PP sites, of course, it was 0%.

After falling into the hands of PP counselors, abortion is the overwhelming "choice."

That's not counseling. That's marketing.

15 posted on 12/10/2008 2:02:11 PM PST by Mrs. Don-o ("The first duty of intelligent men of our day is the restatement of the obvious. " - George Orwell)
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To: GonzoII
Pinged from Terri Dailies


16 posted on 12/10/2008 4:32:19 PM PST by wagglebee ("A political party cannot be all things to all people." -- Ronald Reagan, 3/1/75)
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To: GonzoII
Pray for an end to abortion and the conversion of America to a culture of life!

17 posted on 12/10/2008 8:49:56 PM PST by Salvation ( †With God all things are possible.†)
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To: MrB

**“If planned parenthood is a ‘pro-choice’ organization, do you believe that they have ever tried to talk someone OUT of an abortion?”**

Of course not, that would mean less dollars, err, I mean business for them.


18 posted on 12/10/2008 8:51:17 PM PST by Salvation ( †With God all things are possible.†)
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To: brushcop
Pray for LIFE!

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19 posted on 12/10/2008 9:09:51 PM PST by Salvation ( †With God all things are possible.†)
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To: Mrs. Don-o

“That’s not counseling. That’s marketing. “

With probably a lot of lying as that recent video from the California student showed. And don’t forget the “sky is falling”, “end of your world inimidation” on young minds.


20 posted on 12/11/2008 12:00:14 AM PST by fishhound (Obama and company are trying to FOCAround with the Church.)
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To: Mrs. Don-o; wagglebee

We have American couples flying all over the world to adopt at huge expenses. There should be an uproar from these people.


21 posted on 12/11/2008 12:03:46 AM PST by fishhound (Obama and company are trying to FOCAround with the Church.)
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