Last week Sen. Ron Paul (D-Ken) succeeded in getting a vote on defunding Planned Parenthood and, in doing so, exposed his party’s hypocrisy on two important issues: protecting life and ending deficit spending.
Planned Parenthood is arguably one of the most evil organizations in America. Thanks to the efforts of undercover journalists this organization was caught red-handed trying to sell the body parts of little aborted babies, which is illegal. http://www.centerformedicalprogress.org/cmp/investigative-footage/
However, to date, Planned Parenthood has managed to escape prosecution, claiming the charges only covered doctors’ fees and transportation, despite what was said on these nauseating videos. Meanwhile, the filmmakers involved in the investigation are still fighting off lawsuits.
The outrage is compounded by the fact that Congress has been giving this fat-cat, highly political organization a half billion of our hard-earned tax dollars each year. With the Republican Party — the party that has pledged to protect life — in control, reasonable people who put all these lawmakers in office expected this to end. Continue reading “Senate Punts on Defunding Planned Parenthood, Again”