Planned Parenthood is ‘proud to provide abortion.’ Here’s exactly what they mean
March 22, 2017 (LiveActionNews) — Earlier this month, Republicans introduced the replacement bill to the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare. The bill includes a provision which would defund Planned Parenthood, but Donald Trump made them an offer that would let them keep their billions of dollars in taxpayer funding: stop providing abortions. Planned Parenthood, to no one’s surprise, refused, even though it has been reported that they could receive even more federal earmarks if they stopped performing abortions and focused on legitimate health care.
Planned Parenthood President and CEO Cecile Richards also tweeted about the offer, saying that abortion is “vital” to their mission: