February 16, 2011
Lila Rose and Charmaine Yoest at Planned Parenthood
Photo Credit: Tom Strode From the Baptist Press, Posted on Feb 15, 2011 | by Tom Strode
WASHINGTON (BP)–The country and Congress may be nearing a “tipping point” in the struggle to eliminate federal funding of Planned Parenthood, a young nemesis [Lila Rose] of American’s No. 1 abortion provider said Feb. 14 outside of one of its center…
The result has been renewed and intensified calls for Congress to defund Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA), which received $363.2 million in government grants and contracts in the 2008-09 fiscal year…
Charmaine Yoest, a pro-life, public-policy veteran of two decades, said this “is the best opportunity we’ve had in memory” to defund Planned Parenthood. “[F]inally people are starting to understand how grossly our tax dollars are going to Planned Parenthood, and that awareness is really critical” in the defunding effort, said the president of Americans United for Life.
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