EWTN Pro-Life Weekly Episode 62: Defunding Planned Parenthood of Title X

In the latest episode of EWTN Pro-Life Weekly (May 3 & 6): More than 150 Members of Congress, 40 Senators, and 85 pro-life groups tell the Trump administration’s HHS Department to revise Title X regulations so Planned Parenthood is cut off from nearly $60 million – we discuss with Senator Joni Ernst from Capitol Hill… READ MORE

CNN: Dannenfelser Reacts as Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds Signs Heartbeat Bill

By Clare Foran Meanwhile, organizations that oppose abortion rights cheered the governor’s decision. “The bold pro-life action taken by the Iowa legislature reflects growing national pro-life sentiment and restlessness under the extreme status quo imposed by Roe v. Wade,” Marjorie Dannenfelser, the president of pro-life group Susan B. Anthony List said in a statement. “While… READ MORE

National Review Op-Ed: Yes, Community Health Centers Are a Better Alternative for Women than Planned Parenthood

By Chuck Donovan, President, Charlotte Lozier Institute It has becoming increasingly clear in recent days that America’s abortion giant, Planned Parenthood, is desperate to obscure its emphasis on abortion and preserve unfettered access to state and federal tax dollars. Midday on Wednesday, picking up on an article that appeared at a website called Splinter, Planned… READ MORE

Fox News: Planned Parenthood shouldn’t get federal family planning grants, anti-abortion lawmakers say

By Kaitlyn Schallhorn More than 150 House members and more than 40 senators have signed onto letters to Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar, asking him to update regulations regarding Title X family planning grants so abortion providers, specifically Planned Parenthood, cannot receive funds. According to the lawmakers, the federal grant… READ MORE

Washington Times: Cecile Richards’ exit leaves abortion provider Planned Parenthood in disarray

By Bradford Richardson Chuck Donovan, president of the Charlotte Lozier Institute, said it’s no accident that Planned Parenthood has a commanding share of the U.S. abortion market. “This study shows beyond doubt that Planned Parenthood’s commanding market share of U.S. abortions is no accident,” Mr. Donovan said in a statement. “Policymakers are fully justified in… READ MORE

Washington Examiner Op-Ed: Trump can close a key taxpayer abortion funding loophole

By Marjorie Dannenfelser Planned Parenthood’s second-largest source of taxpayer funding is the Title X Family Planning Program. In theory, Planned Parenthood and other organizations that promote abortion on demand shouldn’t be eligible for Title X grants, since abortion is neither “family planning” nor healthcare. The Title X statute recognizes this fact by stating program funding… READ MORE