Cardinal Cupich praises Illinois Governor Rauner for pledge to veto abortion funding

Cites "controversial issue" and polls - but not morality - or, let's say, Planned Parenthood's baby parts trafficking

The following comes from an Apr. 21 story posted on the website of the Catholic News Agency. A promise from the governor of Illinois to veto an abortion funding bill drew the gratitude of Cardinal Blase Cupich of Chicago, who called it a “principled stand.” “Abortion is a controversial issue in this country, but using public money to provide abortions should not be,” the … [Read more...]

To add a comment, click on Facebook, Twitter, Google+ icons OR go further down to the bottom of comments to the Post your comment box.

It’s the law: states can stop funding Planned Parenthood

President Donald Trump signs bill repealing what has been called President Obama’s “parting gift to the abortion industry,” which had made it impossible for states to withhold funding of abortion giant

Pro-life leaders applauded President Donald Trump for signing a repeal of what they called President Obama’s “parting gift to the abortion industry.” “Today we thank President Donald Trump for restoring states' freedom to direct taxpayer dollars away from abortion providers in favor of supporting community health centers that deliver comprehensive women’s care, and already … [Read more...]

To add a comment, click on Facebook, Twitter, Google+ icons OR go further down to the bottom of comments to the Post your comment box.

Attorney General Becerra files suit in support of Planned Parenthood

One week after appearing with Archbishop Gomez at the Biltmore

The following comes from an April 6 story in the Los Angeles Times. The action by Becerra comes exactly one week after he appeared on the dais with Archbishop Gomez  at the Cesar Chavez Foundation banquet at the Biltmore Hotel. California has joined 15 other state attorneys general in filing a friend-of-the-court brief in support of a lawsuit by Planned Parenthood of … [Read more...]

To add a comment, click on Facebook, Twitter, Google+ icons OR go further down to the bottom of comments to the Post your comment box.

Los Angeles archbishop accepts award with pro-abortion politician

On the dais with Archbishop José Gomez at Cesar Chavez Foundation gala was California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, who has received repeated contributions from Planned Parenthood

California Catholic Daily exclusive By Douglas Collins On March 30, Los Angeles Archbishop José Gomez attended an elegant $500-per-plate dinner, with sponsorships ranging from $5000 to $50,000, at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles, where he accepted an award from the the Cesar Chavez Foundation. Past honorees of the foundation have included Nancy Pelosi and … [Read more...]

To add a comment, click on Facebook, Twitter, Google+ icons OR go further down to the bottom of comments to the Post your comment box.

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...]

To add a comment, click on Facebook, Twitter, Google+ icons OR go further down to the bottom of comments to the Post your comment box.

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...]

To add a comment, click on Facebook, Twitter, Google+ icons OR go further down to the bottom of comments to the Post your comment box.

Where is Planned Parenthood’s annual report?

Document provides important data to policymakers as they debate whether the abortion provider should continue receiving taxpayer funding

The American taxpayer is on the hook to provide money to the nation’s largest abortion provider, so it’s important that we have the necessary information to evaluate its practices. Planned Parenthood releases a report each year highlighting the abortion giant’s medical service data, revenue and expenses, and advocacy and educational activity. The annual reports are typically … [Read more...]

To add a comment, click on Facebook, Twitter, Google+ icons OR go further down to the bottom of comments to the Post your comment box.