Planned Parenthood is responsible for the deaths of 320,000 preborn human infants every year. They have been repeatedly videotaped admitting that they sell portions of these babies on a massive scale. Even so, President Obama is unmoved and vetoed legislation that would have defunded this depraved organization. Unfortunately, pro-lifers lack the congressional votes to override the veto of the most pro-abortion president in U.S. history. (That piece of information should give you insight into the enormous power of our U.S. Congressmen, and why it’s critical to elect constitutional conservatives to those offices.)
According to a recent article in Live Action News:
"President Barack Obama vetoed legislation Friday that would have ended $400 million of the over $500 million in forced taxpayer funding going to Planned Parenthood for one year. The measure would have shifted Planned Parenthood’s public subsidies to comprehensive health care clinics that offer more health services and outnumber the abortion giant 20 to 1.
"H.R. 3762, which included efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act, is the first bill to pass both houses of Congress and make it to the president’s desk.
"The U.S. Senate passed the measure last year using the reconciliation process, which prevented Democrat lawmakers from filibustering the bill. The U.S. House approved the Senate version this week.
"While a veto by President Obama was expected, the passage of the bill shows that even under the most pro-abortion administration in U.S. history, there are enough pro-life votes to send a bill defunding America’s largest abortion chain to the White House."Read more