Big setback for Planned Parenthood

In dramatic showdown, Senate votes 50-50 to allow states to deny Title X money to abortion giant; Vice President Pence called in to break the tie

Vice President Mike Pence cast the deciding vote in the Senate Thursday to advance a measure allowing states to once more have the freedom to avoid funding Planned Parenthood clinics with federal “family planning” grants.   The vote was “a victory for all Americans who don’t want to see their tax dollars subsidizing the abortion industry and its ghoulish trafficking in aborted … [Read more...]

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PP director to Father Linton: “I love prosecuting people like you”

Episcopal priest was arrested last year outside San Bernardino Planned Parenthood while sidewalk counseling

Life Legal Senior Counsel Allison Aranda appeared in court last week on behalf of Father James Linton, an Anglican pastor who was arrested for allegedly trespassing at a Planned Parenthood facility in San Bernardino. For over a year, Father Linton has had a peaceful presence outside the abortion facility, offering information and prayer to women seeking abortions. On Friday, … [Read more...]

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Bill to defund Planned Parenthood filed in US Senate

Sens. Joni Ernst (R-Iowa) and James Lankford (R-Okla.) are co-sponsors of the bill, called the Protect Funding for Women’s Health Care Act

A new bill introduced in the U.S. Senate would re-allocate women’s health care funding away from controversial abortion provider Planned Parenthood, toward health care providers that don’t perform abortions. Sens. Joni Ernst (R-Iowa) and James Lankford (R-Okla.) are co-sponsors of the bill, called the Protect Funding for Women’s Health Care Act. “We as a pro-life community … [Read more...]

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Full list of California sites to protest Planned Parenthood

On February 11, pro-lifers across the country will hold rallies at Planned Parenthood facilities, calling for an immediate end to the organization’s federal funding

Bakersfield Near Planned Parenthood - Bakersfield Health Center 2900 Truxtun Avenue, Bakersfield, CA 93301 (Map & Directions) Time: 9:00 - 11:00 a.m. on February 11 Note: Rally will be held at Jastro Park. Contact the pro-life leader in Bakersfield Chico Planned Parenthood - Chico Health Center 3100 Cohasset Rd, Chico, CA 95973 (Map & Directions) Time: 9:00 - … [Read more...]

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Planned Parenthood’s favored treatment under California law

Third and final installment of series on the abortion giant by the California Catholic Conference

This ongoing series has examined public funding for Planned Parenthood at the federal, state, and local levels.  In this installment, we analyze other "special" legislative treatment Planned Parenthood has received in California.  (Part 1 – Federal Funding; Part 2 – State Funding.) At the state level in just the past few years, Planned Parenthood has been extremely successful … [Read more...]

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State and local funding of Planned Parenthood

Second installment of series on the abortion giant by the California Catholic Conference

This article is part of a three-part series examining public funding for Planned Parenthood and “special” legislative treatment it has received in California. In the first installment, we considered Planned Parenthood’s funding at the federal level.  In this second installment, we examine state and local funding of Planned Parenthood’s 115 affiliates in California.  Medi-Cal … [Read more...]

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How is Planned Parenthood funded?

California Catholic Conference begins series on Planned Parenthood, discusses federal funding in first installment

How is Planned Parenthood funded? What special legal exemptions have been carved out for the industry? As the new Republican-controlled Congress takes up the question of defunding Planned Parenthood, understanding the specifics is critical – but funding is only part of larger concerns that must be addressed. This piece is the first in a three part series examining the funding … [Read more...]

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