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Funding for Abstinence-Only
Istook Amendment to the 2002 Labor-HHS-Education Appropriations Bill
House Roll Call No. 379
107th Congress, 1st Session

Failed: 106-311 (see complete tally)
Rep. Istook sought to increase funding for "abstinence until marriage" programs by $33 million, taking the money from the Centers for Disease Control and the Child Care Development Block Grant. Abstinence funding was already slated to increase by $20 million in FY 2002, which is $10 million more than the President requested. In a report released in June, the U.S. Surgeon General found insufficient evidence that "abstinence until marriage" works.

Girls Inc. opposed this amendment.

The amendment was defeated 106-311.

Vote Map: House Roll Call No. 379
Votes For : 106
Votes Against : 311
Not Voting : 13


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25 posted on 10/30/2005 3:42:46 PM PST by Diago (
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Look at the picture of that little girl on the Girls' Inc page where they brag about helping defeat abstinence education funding. Scary to think that's the age of the girls they're targeting.

27 posted on 10/30/2005 3:59:54 PM PST by tuesday afternoon
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Pro-Life News: October 31, 2005
'American Girl' Fundraiser Cancelled
In a press release today, Pro-Life Wisconsin commended St. Luke Catholic Parish in Brookfield, WI for cancelling an upcoming ‘American Girl’ fundraiser that featured the company’s dolls and clothing.

American Girl has come under increased public pressure from Christians and others concerned about moral issues after it decided to fund Girls, Inc., an organization that promotes legalized abortion and contraception.

“America is beginning to wake up,” said Peggy Hamill, Pro-Life Wisconsin State Director. “The pro-abortion, pro-contraception juggernaut has long been fueled by backroom deals and corporate contributions just like the partnership between American Girl and Girls, Inc."

Father Malloy published a written statement in St. Luke’s Parish Bulletin explaining that though the parish will lose an opportunity to raise funds for their parochial school, they cannot afford to compromise their ethics. “Everyone competes for fundraising dollars, but the pursuit of funds can’t come at the cost of our integrity,” wrote Fr. Malloy. “We are a Catholic School and we do have core values of faith and tradition. These we pass on to our young people – it’s why we have a school.”

According to Pro-Life Wisconsin, Father Malloy and his parishioners have set an excellent example of placing principle over profit. The parish sacrificed possibly thousands of dollars to take a stand for life. Such courage will most likely not, however, go unrewarded. “It would only take a few people who decide not to purchase an American Girl doll, and instead send their money to St. Luke for the parish to recoup their losses,” said Hamill.

“Fr. Malloy certainly isn’t alone,” added Hamill. “Pro-Life Wisconsin has heard from supporters like Fr. Malloy from across the state. Parents who have purchased American Girl dolls in the past are saying they feel betrayed and are even asking us about American Girl’s return policy. It’s obvious that the parishioners at St. Luke represent only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to those who are angry at American Girl and their affiliation with Girls, Inc.”

36 posted on 10/31/2005 4:19:27 PM PST by Diago (
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To: Diago
American Girl vs. American Girls
39 posted on 11/01/2005 9:24:56 AM PST by Salvation (†With God all things are possible.†)
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