Ending Taxpayer Funding of Abortion
Halting Taxpayer-Funded Welfare for Killers of the Unborn
The disastrous 1973 Supreme Court decision, Roe v. Wade, thrust abortion-on-demand upon the nation, resulting in the deaths of millions of unborn babies every year.
But that isn’t enough for the abortionists. They also want taxpayers to pay for it.
Every chance the abortion industry gets, it attempts to loot federal coffers to fund the killing of unborn babies.
Whether it is spending taxpayer money to fund abortion through private insurance mandates, Medicaid, health plans for federal employees, military personnel, women in federal prisons, or the United Nations Population Fund’s support of coercive abortions abroad, there seems to be no end to the abortion industry’s thirst for tax dollars.
The Nation’s Largest Abortion Provider Has Already Received Over Five and a Half Billion Dollars From Taxpayers and Now Demands More
Abortion providers such as Planned Parenthood continue to receive hundreds of millions of tax dollars every year under Title X, which subsidizes their overhead for promoting abortion as they divert more and more resources towards the killing of the unborn.
In 2018, Planned Parenthood revealed a total income of $1.66 billion. Taxpayers shelled out $564 million to pad the abortion provider’s bottom line through federal and state grants and contracts (or 34% of its entire income).
All the while, Planned Parenthood cut back non-abortion related programs like adoption, breast cancer screening and infertility treatment, and demanded that all its affiliate centers offer surgical abortion.
Recent undercover stings revealed a body of video evidence exposing a myriad of illegal Planned Parenthood activities; including aiding and abetting the sex trafficking of young girls, the cover-up of sexual abuse of minors, the skirting of parental consent laws, lying to manipulate women to have abortions, assisting with sex-selection abortions and accepting donations to abort African-American babies.
Abby Johnson, a former southeast Texas Planned Parenthood Director, revealed the depth of the abortion mills’ deception, which included spouting social welfare rhetoric while pushing the incessant drive to increase the number of abortions.
In all, American taxpayers, including pro-lifers, have sent over 7 BILLION tax dollars to Planned Parenthood since 1964.
With Pro-Life Election Victories in Congress Comes a Renewed Push to End Taxpayer Funding of Abortion
As a new wave of Congressmen have been sworn in, the National Pro-Life Alliance and its members have geared up to strip taxpayer funding of abortion from every line of the federal budget.
That’s why NPLA and its members are fighting tooth and nail to make sure Congress does not provide any funds for budget items which directly or indirectly channel tax dollars to abortionists.
Since pro-lifers’ biggest election gains in 2018 were in the U.S. Senate, NPLA members and other pro-lifers can exercise extra clout by keeping the pressure on the Senate to filibuster any abortion funding pushed through the House by pro-abortion Speaker Nancy Pelosi.
Although many politicians repeat Planned Parenthood’s claim that none of these taxpayer dollars will be used directly for abortions, the promise is a hollow one that Planned Parenthood is able to skirt easily.
The fact of the matter is, through a simple accounting trick, every federal dollar that goes to Planned Parenthood’s overhead and programs frees up another dollar to directly promote or provide an abortion.