The goal is to protect Planned Parenthood and may the States pay for it. That is the latest move by the Obama led Health and Human Services Department. They have proposed rulemaking that prevents States from blocking Title 10 funding from PP. Will this rule stand?
As Written By MICAIAH BILGER for Life News:
Two leading female pro-life lawmakers are demanding answers this week after the Obama Administration sent them a “short form letter” that did not address their concerns about a new Planned Parenthood funding regulation.
The proposed rule, introduced in September by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), could prevent states from blocking Title X funding (federal tax dollars for family planning services) to abortion companies like Planned Parenthood. It essentially would prohibit states from defunding the abortion business.
U.S. Rep. Diane Black, R-Tennessee, and U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, quickly responded with a letter to HHS Secretary Sylvia Burwell that outlined their concerns about the proposed regulation. More than 100 pro-life Senators and Representatives cosigned the letter.
Earlier this month, Black and Ernst said they received a response that was not really a response at all. They said the Obama Administration sent them a “form letter” that did not address any of their concerns.
“Either Secretary Burwell and her staff know they cannot defend this blatantly political maneuver to prop up Planned Parenthood, or they don’t have enough respect for Congress to give the courtesy of a substantive reply,” Black told LifeNews in a statement…..
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