GAO: Abortion-promoting groups got nearly $1 billion in federal funds

"Six organizations that perform or promote abortion received at least $967 million in federal funding in fiscal years 2002 through 2009, according to a new report from the Government Accountability Office.

The GAO report showed the following government funding:

-- Advocates for Youth, $8.7 million.

-- Guttmacher Institute, $12.7 million.

-- International Planned Parenthood Federation, $3.9 million.

-- Planned Parenthood Federation of America, $657.1 million.

-- Population Council of the United States, $284.3 million.

-- Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States, $300,000.

The totals for Advocates for Youth, International Planned Parenthood, and the Sexuality Information and Education Council covered the years 2002-2009, while the totals for the other three were from 2002 to 2008."

catholicnews.com/data/stories/cns/1002528.htm

Obviously, this can't be blamed only on Obama, although as the article says:

"Rep. Chris Smith, R-N.J., said U.S. funding of "the abortion industry at home and abroad" has significantly increased since Obama's election.

"When Obama shredded the Mexico City policy, he opened the floodgate of taxpayer funds to pro-abortion NGOs" such as the International Planned Parenthood Federation, Smith added at the June 16 news conference. "It is time for Americans and especially Congress to take a second look and defund" those organizations."

How can this be done, and why aren't the Catholic Bishops screaming at the top of their lungs about this?

abortin providing or abortion promoting?

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abortin providing or abortion promoting?

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The difference isn't all that important. Is it ok to promote evil, as long as we aren't actually doing it? Either way, it is abhorrent.

Contact the bishop in your diocese.

God bless,
Ed

[quote="Brooklyn, post:1, topic:203569"]
"Six organizations that perform or promote abortion received at least $967 million in federal funding in fiscal years 2002 through 2009, according to a new report from the Government Accountability Office.

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This ought to put to rest any suspicion that the Republican Party is going to do anything serious to end legal abortion.

What? :eek: ;)

If Chris Smith had spent less time doing the bidding of the GOP power brokers from 2002-2008 and more time working to end legal abortion, this might not be an issue today.

I really don't know. :shrug:

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This ought to put to rest any suspicion that the Republican Party is going to do anything serious to end legal abortion.

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This gets old. The very fact that the Democrats are actively working to expand access to abortion is far worse than the Republicans sitting on their hands.

You can blame the libs tho... the worthless libs. A true conservative doesn't support the murdering of babies.

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Obviously, this can't be blamed only on Obama, although as the article says:

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