Senate Democrats Embrace Filibuster
In the budget battle that threatens to shut down government, Senator Chuck Schumer (D-NY) has embraced the filibuster as a tool to preserve government funding for Planned Parenthood. This is the same Senator Schumer who, as recently as January, had denounced the filibuster as a tool to “grind the Senate to a halt.”
Does Supporting Planned Parenthood Increase The Risk of Breast Cancer?
We’ve heard all the stories before. Planned Parenthood provides breast cancer screening services for poor women. By cutting off funds for Planned Parenthood, we increase the chance poor women will get breast cancer. New undercover work shows that this is not only a lie, but a damn lie. Cecile Richards, the current president of Planned Parenthood, has been all over TV talking about how Planned | Read More »
DeMint Tried to Stop Her. But Murkowski Lied, Now Babies Will Die
DeMint tried to warn us. But Lisa lied. Now she’s fighting to make sure your taxpayer dollars are used to kill babies. And how do Washington Republicans respond to this betrayal by Murkowski, who lost the primary, vilified a patriot like Joe Miller, and lied about wanting to use taxpayer funds for abortion? They promote Murkowski as spokeswoman for the Republican Party, of course. GOP | Read More »
Defund Planned Parenthood. Now.
From the diaries by Neil. A strong, simple message that can’t really be said enough. At a press conference today, President Obama said, “You know, if Republicans are interested in social issues that they want to promote, they should put a bill on the floor of the House and promote it, have an up-or-down vote, send it over to the Senate. But don’t try to | Read More »
The Passion Deficit
From the diaries by Jeff. No “Mute” button here – this is very important. Now comes news that House Republican Leader Eric Cantor (R.-Va.) is refusing to commit that the Pence amendment to defund Planned Parenthood will be in the final version of the bill which will fund the government for the rest of the year -– the “long-term continuing resolution.” This, despite the fact | Read More »
On Obama’s ‘Trip to the Center,’ He Stumbles Over Planned Parenthood
In an interview with an NBC affiliate in Richmond, VA, President Obama responded to the recent vote to defund Planned Parenthood after a flood of videos exposed illegal activities taking place at their clinics including exhibiting a willingness to support sex trafficking of minors, secret abortions for minors, and giving “pimp” discounts. “I think sometimes these issues get manufactured,” [Obama] said “they get a lot of | Read More »
Live Action’s latest: NY and the Reproductive Health Act.
Live Action has released its latest video (unedited, full footage here), and it’s a doozy [UPDATE: this video should work, now]: For those without video access, it’s the usual “Hi! I’m a pimp who has underaged illegal immigrant hookers! What can you guys do for me?” – and the answer, this time, is to walk the pimp through the process of vouching for said underaged | Read More »
Lila Rose fights the Man.
Choice of phrase deliberate: one of the most entertaining things about today’s state of activism is that the Professional Left is just now starting to realize that they have somehow become the agents of reaction without ever quite noticing how it happened. Lila Rose, on the other hand? Her pro-life organization Live Action is a classic guerrilla theater operation designed to target the weaknesses of | Read More »
Christie Vetoes Planned Parenthood Funding, Calls for Investigation
From the diaries by Jeff. In the aftermath of the New Jersey Planned Parenthood sting, the question as to whether NJ Governor, Chris Christie, would take appropriate action against the organization has been answered. Following the release of a video that has received nationwide attention showing Planned Parenthood staff at a New Jersey abortion center helping alleged sexual traffickers cover up their crimes with abortions | Read More »
Turning Outrage into Action: Defund Planned Parenthood
Promoted from the diaries. – mgmt By now, I am sure most RedState readers (and 232,000+ Americans according to the latest YouTube count) have watched the shocking footage of a Planned Parenthood manager coaching a man and a woman posing as sex traffickers on how to secure secret abortions and other services for their female underage sex slaves. And just this morning, LiveAction released a | Read More »
Planned Parenthood Caught Aiding and Abetting Sex Trafficking of Minors
From the diaries by Erick From 2008 to 2009, Planned Parenthood received $363 million in government grants and contracts — our tax dollars. During the same time period, they destroyed the lives of 324,008 unborn babies. As if it could get worse, it does. New footage released just this morning shows a Planned Parenthood manager in New Jersey coaching a man and a woman posing | Read More »
Defunding Planned Parenthood
Promoted from the diaries by Bill Today, abortion giant Planned Parenthood released its 2008-2009 Annual Report. Behind the colorful graphics and happy faces is a stark number: Planned Parenthood received $363 million in government grants and contracts from 2008 to 2009 alone, all at the expense of the U.S. Taxpayer and the lives of unborn babies. How many lives are we talking? 324,008 unborn human | Read More »
From the diaries by the Directors. Information is the most powerful weapon in the fight against the pro-abortion regime, which is supported by nothing but false promises and lies. Based on this trailer, this film has the potential to be a landmark moment in this battle. Imagine if you couldn’t speak for yourself, and there was no one to tell your story for you. Well, | Read More »
Barbara Boxer still leading, still vulnerable
From Unlikely Voter: Carly Fiorina’s support continues in a band of 38-43 in the new Rasmussen poll of the California Senate race, while Barbara Boxer fails to reach 50. Boxer strikes me as the Democrats’ counterpart to Richard Burr: She really ought to be doing better, but she’s letting her opponent hang around.