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Planned Parenthood Pro-Infanticide Lobbyist Lied to Catholic Group
Life News ^ | Steven Ertelt

Posted on 04/11/2013 12:09:15 PM PDT by Morgana

The controversial Planned Parenthood lobbyist who put the Florida chapter of the nation’s largest abortion business on record supporting infanticide was once a member of the board of directors for a local Catholic Charities branch.

Now, representatives of that group say Alisa Lapolt Snow lied to them by saying she was pro-life while she worked for the organization.

As LifeNews initially reported, Snow defended the practice of allowing babies not killed in an abortion to be allowed to die afterwards. She said the decision on whether to provide such children with medical care is between the mother having the abortion and the abortion practitioner.

Now, a report by the Catholic News Agency has officials with the Catholic group Snow worked for before joining Planned Parenthood saying she misled them.

Catholic Charities of Northwest Florida says it is saddened that a former board member has become a Planned Parenthood lobbyist, noting that she had affirmed Catholic teaching in applying for the board.

“We were appalled and equally saddened and disappointed to learn of her advocacy on behalf of Planned Parenthood, and want to reiterate Catholic Charities’ absolute commitment to upholding Catholic teachings on abortion and other issues threatening the sanctity of human life,” Mark Dufva, executive director of Catholic Charities of Northwest Florida, told EWTN News April 9.

Dufva said former board member Alisa Lapolt Snow underwent a vetting process that included a detailed application, checking personal references, an interview, and approval by the local bishop.

The process concluded with an orientation that Dufva said “clearly explains Catholic social teaching on a number of issues, including abortion.”

“At several times throughout the process, potential board members are asked if they have any conflicts with these teachings,” he said.

“At no time during the process did Ms. Snow express any disagreement with the Church’s teaching on these subjects, and she signed a board member agreement wherein she reiterated that understanding.”

Dufva noted that Snow resigned from the Catholic Charities affiliate’s regional advisory board on January 21. He said her activities on behalf of Planned Parenthood began after she resigned.

He said members of the Catholic Charities’ regional advisory board serve as “ambassadors” for the organization and help raise funds to provide “vital assistance” to those who are vulnerable.

“All of us at Catholic Charities of Northwest Florida are praying for Ms. Snow and are deeply saddened by this turn of events,” Dufva said.

Snow was opposing a bill in the state legislature that would provide medical care and legal protection for babies who are born alive after failed abortions.

This is the same legislation President Barack Obama refused to support during his time in the Illinois legislature and it mirrors a national law President George W. Bush signed after nurse Jill Stanek exposed how her Chicago-area hospital left babies to die in utility closets after botched abortions.

During the same hearing, a Florida legislator noted how more than 1,200 babies died following a failed abortion and their whose deaths were reported as “mortality subsequent to an abortion.” As the representative emphasized, those are only the number of reported deaths following botched abortions, and the actual figures could be higher.

TOPICS: Catholic; Religion & Politics
KEYWORDS: abortion; alisasnow; catholic; florida; plannedparenthood; prolife
Liar liar pants on fire!
1 posted on 04/11/2013 12:09:15 PM PDT by Morgana
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To: Morgana

Of course he lied. That’s what lobbyists do.

2 posted on 04/11/2013 12:27:26 PM PDT by YHAOS
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To: Morgana
Disgusting wsste of skin. These poor excuses for human beings are worse than animals.

There should be public outcry to prosecute them for MURDER!!

3 posted on 04/11/2013 12:30:27 PM PDT by LADY J (You never know how strong you are until being strong is the only choice you have. - Author Unknown)
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To: Morgana
Liar liar pants on fire!

Yet no Communion line denier!

4 posted on 04/11/2013 12:33:13 PM PDT by Alex Murphy ("If you are not firm in faith, you will not be firm at all" - Isaiah 7:9)
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To: Morgana

I would find it incredulous had this dead soul not lied. I mean, she defends and supports the slaughter of alive unborn children, why wouldn’t she also have the other prominent trait of her father, the father of lies a murderer from the start?

5 posted on 04/11/2013 12:38:45 PM PDT by MHGinTN (Being deceived can be cured.)
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To: Morgana

Of course she are inherently dishonest people

6 posted on 04/11/2013 12:42:13 PM PDT by surroundedbyblue (Why am I both pro-life & pro-gun? Because both positions defend the innocent and protect the weak.)
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To: Alex Murphy
"Yet no Communion line denier!"

How exactly would you administer this? The Church functions as a hospital and emergency room for sinners as much as a school for saints. Jesus Himself said He came not for the righteous, but to find and save the lost (Luke 19:10). And who is more lost than those engaged in the murder of babies?

When one presents themselves for Communion the Eucharistic Minister must accept that the individual is worthy. We do not have any way of knowing whether any person has had a change of heart and valid, contrite confession. All we know is that the Grace conferred is unmerited by those who receive it. Those who profane or receive while unworthy are harming only themselves:

"Whoever, therefore, eats the bread or drinks the cup of the Lord in an unworthy manner will be guilty of profaning the body and blood of the Lord. Let a man examine himself, and so eat of the bread and drink of the cup. For any one who eats and drinks without discerning the body eats and drinks judgment upon himself. That is why many of you are weak and ill, and some have died. But if we judged ourselves truly, we should not be judged. But when we are judged by the Lord, we are chastened[e] so that we may not be condemned along with the world. - 1 Corinthians 11:27-32

It is easy to criticize and condemn, but I note that solutions are never offered.

Peace be to you.

7 posted on 04/11/2013 12:51:31 PM PDT by Natural Law (Jesus did not leave us a Bible, He left us a Church.)
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To: Morgana; All
Just stay away from Catholic Charities

You know who was on the Øbama "Faith Based Council" from 2008-2010?

Rev. Larry J. Snyder
President and CEO, Catholic Charities USA

Not a dime from me.

8 posted on 04/11/2013 5:27:52 PM PDT by markomalley (Nothing emboldens the wicked so greatly as the lack of courage on the part of the good -- Leo XIII)
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