Navigation Links
American Life League Applauds Congressional Action Against Planned Parenthood
Date:7/10/2008

WASHINGTON, July 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Life League applauds the members of the U.S. House of Representatives who called for the defunding of Planned Parenthood on Wednesday evening.

Calling it a "big box retailer of big abortion," Reps. Michelle Bachmann, Chris Smith, Jim Jordan, Bill Sali, Mike Pence and six other member of Congress blasted Planned Parenthood's abortion industry and called for an immediate cutoff of federal funding for it.

"I rise today to highlight the practices of an industry that is characterized by death, deception and depression: the abortion industry," said Rep. Joseph Pitts of Pennsylvania. "The abortion industry is a billion-dollar business."

Jim Sedlak, vice president of American Life League, commended the courage and character of those representatives willing to stand up against Planned Parenhood. "Forty-five percent of the House voted against Planned Parenthood funding last year, and clearly the outpouring of sentiment against Planned Parenthood in the Special Order shows that members of Congress are beginning to understand the evils of Planned Parenthood," he said. "We are elated that members of the House are officially condemning Planned Parenthood and hope this will translate into the end of taxpayer funding for the nation's largest abortion chain."

Indiana Rep. Mike Pence, who introduced an amendment last year to prohibit Planned Parenthood from receiving any Title X money, said, "The largest abortion provider in America is the largest recipient of federal funding under Title X. Let's take decisive action to defund Planned Parenthood."

Explaining how Planned Parenthood uses the money allocated to it through Title X funding to perpetuate its business agenda, Ohio Rep. Jim Jordan said, "Planned Parenthood is using your tax dollars to raise more money to run against your candidate, to elect someone who will give them more tax dollars."

Making the case that Planned Parenthood is a business masquerading as a tax-exempt organization, Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann said, "Not only does this organization not pay taxes, like other businesses, but one-third of the hundreds of millions they get comes from tax dollars."

Idaho Rep. Bill Sali added, "An accounting gimmick masks the way Planned Parenthood uses federal dollars to fund its abortion services."

New Jersey Rep. Chris Smith, who called the Special Order, summarized the entire discussion by saying, "Abortion is big business, and it's destroying the next generation of Americans, and you and I, Mr. Speaker, are subsidizing it."

American Life League was cofounded in 1979 by Judie Brown. It is the largest grassroots Catholic pro-life organization in the United States and is committed to the protection of all innocent human beings from the moment of creation to natural death. For more information or press inquiries, please contact Michael Hichborn at 540.226.9178.

FOR MORE INFORMATION:

American Life League: YouTube clips of the House statements on Planned Parenthood (07.10.2008) http://www.youtube.com/user/rockforlifeusa

Christian Newswire: SBA List President, Rep. Michele Bachmann call for Defunding of Planned Parenthood, "Wal-Mart of Big Abortion" (07.10.2008) http://christiannewswire.com/news/179747142.html

Wall Street Journal as reprinted on the Denver Post: Extending the Brand: Planned Parenthood Hits Suburbia (07.10.2008) http://www.denverpost.com/ci_9674675

American Life League Video Report: Planned Parenthood's New Image (30 June 2008) http://allreport.blip.tv


'/>"/>
SOURCE American Life League
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Many Older Americans Have Active Sex Lives
2. Despite grumbling, most Americans say they are happy at work
3. Record Number of Americans Lack Health Insurance
4. Longaberger Expands Horizon of Hope Campaign to Build Support for American Cancer Societys Breast Cancer Initiatives
5. AUDIO from Medialink and Pfizer: Number of Uninsured Americans Grows to 47 Million
6. New Survey Shows Americans are Still Concerned About Food Safety, Yet Still Not Smart About What They Like to Eat
7. Novo Nordisk Appoints New Leader of North American Business
8. Amid Improving Life Expectancy Rates, Risk of Premature Death is Still Significant for Americans, New Study Shows
9. Primary biliary cirrhosis more severe in African-American and Hispanic patients
10. AOA President Calls on Congress to Reauthorize SCHIP and Take Action to Ensure Health Care Coverage for All Americans
11. American Chemical Societys Weekly Presspac -- Sept. 5, 2007
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/23/2017)... NY (PRWEB) , ... May 23, 2017 , ... ... in the pharmaceutical and medical device sectors, today announced the winners of its ... • Entrepreneurs) represent the most influential people in the healthcare industry today. , ...
(Date:5/23/2017)... ... May 23, 2017 , ... London, May 23, 2017: Walter Schindler, ... this month as a Guest Speaker and Contributor to a weeklong series of classes, ... Purpose. , Walter Schindler and SAIL Capital have received ...
(Date:5/23/2017)... ... 2017 , ... Diagnotes, an Indianapolis-based digital healthcare communication company, ... secure clinical communication platform. The platform allows clinicians to easily escalate their preferred ... urgency of a situation. , “We know from our daily lives that ...
(Date:5/23/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... May 23, 2017 , ... Therachat ... its new survey in an infographic on the current state of anxiety in support ... familiar with anxiety, was conducted in April 2017 and benchmarked general anxiety levels as ...
(Date:5/22/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... May 22, 2017 , ... Today, Our ... Washington, MO with a public ribbon cutting ceremony. Since opening over a ... an alternative to the emergency room. The new Our Urgent Care walk-in clinic ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:5/15/2017)... 2017  Amy Baxter MD, chief executive officer and ... pain relief, was awarded a 2017 Top 40 Healthcare ... recognized at the MM&M Top 40 Healthcare Transformers dinner ... on May 10, 2017. The dinner followed a ... "beyond the pill."  "Innovation goes beyond invention," ...
(Date:5/10/2017)... , May 10, 2017 Global Health Intelligence ... Latin America , published its 2017 ranking of ... is based on extensive data analysis from GHI,s hospitals ... hospitals database for the region. The GHI database covers 86% ... offering more than 130 data points for each institution in ...
(Date:5/9/2017)... , May 9, 2017  Demonstrating its ... board of directors for the Pharmaceutical Research and ... for membership. Biopharmaceutical companies will now have to ... order to be eligible to join PhRMA. ... the board is sending a clear message that ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: