Abortion, Public Funding On the Rise at Planned Parenthood

A new report is out showing the Planned Parenthood Federation of America did a record 333,964 abortions in the 2011-2012 fiscal year.

Those abortions generated an estimated $150 million of the organization’s $1 billon budget. That year, Planned Parenthood referred 2,300, pregnant women to adoption agencies. While Planned Parenthood’s abortion business is on the rise, some of their other services—like cancer screenings and contraceptives—are down.

In spite of efforts to defund Planned Parenthood, the nation’s largest provider of abortions saw an up tick in public funding in 2011-2012. “Taxpayer funding of Planned Parenthood reached a record of $542 million last year, almost half its $1 billion-plus budget,” said Jim Sedlak, vice president at the American Life League.


Komen President Resigns

“Searches were under way to find a president, chief executive and chief operating officer, a post that has been vacant since late 2009, said Nancy G. Brinker, who is the founder and current CEO of the nation’s largest breast-cancer charity. She said she would assume a new role after top leadership positions were filled. The departure of President Elizabeth Thompson will take effect Sept. 7,” reports LifeNews.com.