Monday, December 5, 2016
Planned Parenthood Abortion Biz Closes Three More Clinics in Pennsylvania
ABC 27 News reports the Planned Parenthood facilities in Chambersburg, Gettysburg and Scranton are closing as part of the abortion group’s consolidation plan.
Local Planned Parenthood CEO Melissa Reed said they decided to close the facilities to reduce costs. The three closing facilities did not perform abortions, but they did recommend and refer patients to other facilities that do. . . .
In Pennsylvania alone, the abortion chain closed ten facilities in the past three years; at the same time, its taxpayer funding increased by 15 percent, Bartkowiak said.
“Comparing their latest two year summaries, they received $768,969 more in government grants – taxpayer dollars – than the previous year; marking a 15 percent increase,” he wrote on the institute’s blog.
While the abortion business claims that it does not use any of those tax dollars for abortion, its reports increasingly point to abortion as its main business. Planned Parenthood is the largest abortion business in Pennsylvania and in the U.S. It performs about 320,000 abortions nation-wide annually and receives about $550 million in federal tax dollars.
In Pennsylvania, Planned Parenthood has a friend in Gov. Tom Wolf, who once served as a volunteer for the abortion chain. Nationally, however, politics are shifting. President Barack Obama, like Wolf, avidly defends Planned Parenthood, but incoming President-elect Donald Trump said he will not. . . . Read More
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