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Pro-Life Leaders Protest as Obama Vetoes GOP Bill To Repeal Obamacare, Defund Planned Parenthood

“President Obama’s gall is stunning,” said Rep. Diane Black, author of the Defund Planned Parenthood Act of 2015, in a statement. “He spent this week discussing the need to ‘protect innocent people’ and ‘save more lives’ yet he callously vetoed a bill to protect the most innocent and vulnerable among us from the heinous abuses of Planned Parenthood.”

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Planned Parenthood Launches 2016 $20 Million Campaign Against Pro-Life Candidates: ‘You’re About to Be in For a Very Rude Awakening’

“Today we have a clear message for every politician who has threatened access to reproductive health care,” executive vice president of Planned Parenthood Action Fund (PPAF) Dawn Laguens said in a statement announcing the “I Vote Planned Parenthood Action” campaign. “You’re about to be in for a very rude awakening.”

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Rep. Chris Smith: For Obama, ‘Everything Is Subordinated to the Abortion Agenda’

While even illegal immigrants and their supporters will complain President Obama has let them down, the same cannot be said for Planned Parenthood and the abortion industry. Co-chair of the Congressional Pro-Life caucus Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ) said last Wednesday that, for President Obama, “everything is subordinated to the abortion agenda.” Smith referred to Obama as “the abortion president.”

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Ted Cruz Urges States To Follow Texas’ Lead in Ending Planned Parenthood’s Medicaid Funding

A statement released by Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s (R) office notes that, in keeping with the governor’s LIFE initiative to increase protections for unborn children and block the sale of baby body parts, the state’s Office of Inspector General at Texas Health and Human Services Commission issued a letter terminating Medicaid funds for Planned Parenthood in the state. Presidential contender Ted Cruz is cheering the decision.

Jason Chaffetz ‘No Wrongdoing’ Comment on Planned Parenthood Raises Concerns

Pro-life leaders are concerned that lawmakers aren’t serious about eliminating funding for Planned Parenthood. The worries come as a “panel” has been created to study Planned Parenthood’s activities, this one headed by Rep. Marsha Blackburn, also considered to be a potential candidate for House Speaker. According to The Hill, Blackburn said, “Our investigation has raised many more questions than we’ve been able to find answers. We need to have a national conversation about these practices. This is a discussion we cannot shy away from.”

Hillary Clinton’s Morality: Defunding Planned Parenthood Is Bad, Selling Baby Body Parts Is Good

Perhaps knowing her supporters are likely those for whom government freebies – rather than moral character and integrity – are highly valued, Hillary Clinton – without even being asked about the Planned Parenthood baby body parts scandal – let everyone know she stands with the nation’s largest abortion provider, the organization that is under congressional investigation for apparently altering abortion procedures in order to salvage high-priced baby organs for sale.