The staff of abortionist Kermit Gosnell’s West Philadelphia abortion facility will be standing trial with him. Gosnell is charged with the murders of seven newborn babies and one female patient in what has been described as an abortion house of horrors. You can read about the latest developments in the Gosnell case, along with Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation Executive Director Michael Ciccocioppo’s comments, at http://www.lifenews.com/2011/09/30/kermit-gosnell-abortion-staff-family-to-stand-trial-with-him/ .
A Congressional subcommittee will investigate allegations of financial improprieties and cover-up of criminal activities at Planned Parenthood centers. The investigation is long overdue, given questions about how Planned Parenthood spends federal money. You can learn more about the Congressional probe at http://www.lifenews.com/2011/09/27/pro-life-groups-cheer-upcoming-probe-of-planned-parenthood/.
A group of Pennsylvania lawmakers has called for legislative action to stop taxpayer funding of abortions and ensure that abortion facilities play by the same rules as outpatient medical centers.
The legislators want final passage of SB 3, which would allow Pennsylvania to opt out of abortion funding under so-called health care reform. The lawmakers are also urging final action on Senate Bill 732, which would mean that abortion centers would have to abide by the safety standards of ambulatory surgical facilities.
“We are now calling on our respective caucus leaders and the Governor’s office to help propel these bills through the final hurdles of the legislative process and have them signed into law, so we can ensure women in Pennsylvania receive quality care in a sanitary environment and put a stop to federally subsidized abortions,” said state Rep. Jerry Stern (R-Blair).
“For the sake of women’s health and safety, we commend legislators who are taking a stand against unsafe practices at abortion facilities,” added Michael Ciccocioppo, executive director of the Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation.
An analysis by the group known as Live Action shows that Planned Parenthood is making big bucks from abortion. The study indicates that more than one-third of Planned Parenthood’s clinic income is derived from performing abortions. This shows that Planned Parenthood has a definite financial stake in boosting the abortion rate. For more information, please visit http://www.lifenews.com/2011/09/20/planned-parenthood-38-4-of-its-income-comes-from-abortions/ .
A new CNN poll confirms what pro-lifers have been saying all along–most Americans oppose most abortions. The CNN survey found that 62 percent of those polled want all or most abortions to be made illegal. This mirrors the results of previous polls, showing that the American public is firmly opposed to abortion. For more on the poll, please visit http://www.lifenews.com/2011/09/15/cnn-poll-62-want-all-or-most-abortions-made-illegal/ .
Our Executive Director, Michael Ciccocioppo, is personally inviting you to attend the 2011 Celebrate Life Banquet October 12 in Mars, PA near Pittsburgh. Former U.S. Senator Rick Santorum will deliver the inspiring keynote address. To view the invitation, go to http://myemail.constantcontact.com/You-re-invited-to-a-spectacular-pro-life-event.html?soid=1102375385223&aid=NTG9PlNwgD0 . We hope to see you October 12!
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