Wednesday, June 15, 2011

States Movement To Defund Planned Parenthood Grows

 North Carolina Off the Beaten Path, 9th: A Guide to Unique Places (Off the Beaten Path Series)

Add North Carolina to the growing list of states defunding Planned Parenthood.
(Life News) — North Carolina has become the third state to de-fund the Planned Parenthood abortion business now that both houses of the state legislature have agreed to override the veto pro-abortion Gov. Bev Perdue’s budget veto.

The state legislature approved a measure to remove federal funds from the pro-abortion organization in its state budget. In North Carolina, the abortion business receives $434,000 through state family planning programs aimed at reducing teen pregnancies and providing birth control. Although the money can only be used for non-abortion services, the same organization is also the nation’s largest abortion business — doing more than 330,000 annually and comprising more than one-quarter of all abortions in the United States annually.

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