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Planned Parenthood Slashed Lobbying Spending by $740,000 Last Quarter

Wisewoman3 Wrote: Apr 28, 2012 6:46 PM
As a 66 yr old, African American grandmother, this issue finally hit home with the adoption of my now 2 year old grandbaby. While I have always been personally opposed to abortions I always thought that there were hundreds of thousands of black babies languishing in foster care with no one to adopt them. Much to my utter surprise when my daughter tried to adopt after seven years of unsuccessfully trying to get pregnant, she found that there were only 7 babies under the age of 2 in the whole United States for adoption. THE SCHOCKING FACT WAS THAT THOUSANDS OF BLACK BABIES WERE BEING ABORTED WHILE GOOD COUPLES LIKE HER WERE ACHING TO ADOPT AND PROVIDE HOMES FOR THESE CHILDREN! She was fortunate in that one mother who did not abort left he
Wisewoman3 Wrote: Apr 28, 2012 6:47 PM
left her baby on the steps of the hospital. After 2 years into the adoption process, she was called to come get this child a baby girl. Since that day I am still in utter disbelief of the actual facts of black adoption. She was fortunate again in that about 3 weeks after she adopted she became pregnant. Now I have 2 lovely granddaughters. If only these young pregnant women would sacrifice 9 months of their life to give life to their child it would be the greatest gift a mother could give her child.

Although the Susan G. Komen Foundation – a prominent cancer-screening organization – reversed its decision earlier this year to cut ties with Planned Parenthood, the politically charged controversy seems to have taken a toll on the nation’s leading abortion provider.

Planned Parenthood slashed its spending on lobbying in the first quarter of 2012 by 88 percent, disclosure records show.

The Planned Parenthood Federation of America and its advocacy arm, Planned Parenthood Action Fund, spent a total of roughly $99,000 in the first quarter on lobbying activities. That’s a huge drop from the fourth quarter of last year,...