President continues to prop up Planned Parenthood against states’ wishes

posted at 7:25 pm on September 15, 2011 by Tina Korbe

This week, New Hampshire residents watched as the executive branch of the federal government blatantly overrode the decision of their elected state representatives and awarded more than $1 million in federal funds to Planned Parenthood. In June, the Executive Council of New Hampshire chose not to renew a $1.8 million contract with the abortion provider, but the federal funds mean Planned Parenthood of New England will end up with the equivalent of 16 months of the 18-month grant it would have received had the Council renewed the contract. LifeNews.com explains why this decision matters, even though the federal funding won’t explicitly go to fund abortions:

The Obama administration, according to a Concord Monitor report, will award Planned Parenthood of Northern New England $1 million which, although it won’t fund abortions, frees up money the abortion business would otherwise have to spend on family planning to pay for staff, facilities and advertising promoting and performing abortions. Administration officials did not provide any competitive process for other non-abortion agencies to compete for the $1 million grant, and the newspaper said HHS officials indicated that was done because Planned Parenthood was the sole grant recipient previously.

But, arguably, it’s the arrogance and disregard for the decisions of elected officials that make HHS’s decision so objectionable. Certainly, as fight after fight over Planned Parenthood funding has played out in state after state, it’s become increasingly clear that PP’s stronghold is in the executive branch — not on the ground. But the abortion agency — and the executive branch — might ultimately be shooting themselves in the foot with such blatant power grabs.

“There will be backlash in New Hampshire as in any state where the executive moves in to override the will of a state,” Marjorie Dannenfelser, president of the pro-life Susan B. Anthony List, told me today. “Legally they can do this, but, politically, this is just the type of move that has created a firestorm on the ground that has really renewed the pro-life movement. … The backlash will be in the presidential. He’s gone out on a limb for Planned Parenthood, but for the president to have raised his hand on this was a mistake. His overreach once again on this issue will hurt him politically in his reelect and it will hurt senators who are on his team.”

As in NY-9, social issues might receive less play in the press — but they’re still a powerful factor in elections and, as with the economy, the president is on the wrong side of this one.

Update: This post originally mistakenly referred to the “Executive Council of New Jersey” in the first paragraph instead of the the “Executive Council of New Hampshire.” The post has been corrected above.


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Barack Obama, on the wrong side of…..everything.

milwife88 on September 15, 2011 at 7:30 PM

So, Mr. Obama is in favor of wiping out the black race in America through abortion? That’s why Margret Sanger created P.P.

Tony737 on September 15, 2011 at 7:31 PM

Breaking News: Party of (D)eath continues crusade of Death.

portlandon on September 15, 2011 at 7:32 PM

Black Obama – on the dark side of . . . everything.

honsy on September 15, 2011 at 7:32 PM

President continues to prop up Planned Parenthood against states’ wishes
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Thats because Hopey cannot seperate his Social Justice views and
Mindset of a Community Organization Sh*t-Distruber against his
duties as POTUSA!!!

And,its a Political Proxy,of support come election time as well,
er,campaign contibutions for government help so to speak!!

canopfor on September 15, 2011 at 7:32 PM

Barack Obama, on the wrong side of … everything. – Milwife88

Well ALMOST everything … he’s doin’ pretty good with our Predator Drones :-)

Tony737 on September 15, 2011 at 7:33 PM

Live is Life – Opus
********************

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EGikhmjTSZI

canopfor on September 15, 2011 at 7:34 PM

…award Planned Parenthood of Northern New England $1 million which, although it won’t fund abortions…

Bullshit. Once the funds are commingled with other operating funds, all bets are off.

BacaDog on September 15, 2011 at 7:35 PM

Tony737 on September 15, 2011 at 7:33 PM

Sorry, I’m not willing to give him any credit for any military success since he has taken office. You can’t take credit for running the marathon when you entered the race at mile 25.

milwife88 on September 15, 2011 at 7:36 PM

Neither We the People nor the 50 states have any say in what goes on in our once-great country, per Obama.

GaltBlvnAtty on September 15, 2011 at 7:36 PM

And to think of the 8 years we heard of W and overreaching executive authority

He’s small potatoes compared to dear leader

Crickets continue chirping on the lsm

cmsinaz on September 15, 2011 at 7:37 PM

As in NY-9, social issues might receive less play in the press — but they’re still a powerful factor in elections and, as with the economy, the president is on the wrong side of this one.

Bob Turner ran as a pro-life candidate. His campaign didn’t emphasize it, but it didn’t deny it. That shows just how weak the abortion lobby is, they let Anthony Weiner’s seat fall to a pro-life candidate.

amazingmets on September 15, 2011 at 7:38 PM

So he gives them tax payer dollars, so they can free up their other money, for abortions, among other things?

That’s still the same as tax payer funded abortions. The baby killer in chief may not mind blood on his hands, but I certainly mind having it on mine, when it comes to the babies.

capejasmine on September 15, 2011 at 7:38 PM

This dope has ignored the Constitution since day one. It is very obvious. An experiment gone horribly wrong!

rjoco1 on September 15, 2011 at 7:38 PM

You mean 58 states

rjoco1 on September 15, 2011 at 7:39 PM

…frees up money the abortion business would otherwise have to spend on family planning to pay for staff, facilities and advertising promoting and performing abortions.

Yes and our barely literate country still hasn’t figured out that money is fungible.

“Doesn’t fund abortions? Okey dokey!”

stvnscott on September 15, 2011 at 7:41 PM

All who aspire to Progressive Leadership nationally must bow at the altar.

They must take a oath there to support the continued butchering of the Unborn.

The highly evolved and enlightened Progressive Priests of course call this procedure “just getting rid of the WEEDS”.

Hitler smiles from Hell.

PappyD61 on September 15, 2011 at 7:42 PM

Barack Obama, on the wrong side of…..everything.

milwife88 on September 15, 2011 at 7:30 PM

Just imagine being on the wrong side of Moochele.

Aviator on September 15, 2011 at 7:42 PM

Kansas forced to prop up failing Planned Parenthood
August 30, 2011
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Without answering the contractual issues, Judge Marten late today ordered an immediate quarterly payment from the state to Planned Parenthood, without any bond.

“Planned Parenthood is threatening to close its Hays clinic this Friday if its federal family planning funds aren’t restored by Sept. 16,” writes The Kansas City Star.

That money is not “its” funding. The Title X taxpayer funding belongs to the state taxpayers, to be distributed by the health department (KDHE) . KDHE head, Dr. Robert Moser, said,

“Title X was not intended to be an entitlement program for Planned Parenthood.”
(More…….)

http://kansansforlife.wordpress.com/2011/08/30/kansas-forced-to-prop-up-failing-planned-parenthood/

canopfor on September 15, 2011 at 7:42 PM

ABORTION is the Communion of the Progressive Religion.

Christianity: Communion is the shedding of innocent blood that brings salvation.

Abortion: The shedding of innocent blood that cleanses the Collective soul of Progressives, in effect part of their religions plan of salvation.

PappyD61 on September 15, 2011 at 7:45 PM

Ya know,why is it,that Hopey continually makes end runs so to speak,where its a job bill,and viola,there are taxes,when GOP
said,nope….never gonna happen.

Hopey tables a job bill,and viola,more spending,and now,
he over-rides State rights!

And,its neverending!!

canopfor on September 15, 2011 at 7:47 PM

You mean 58 states
rjoco1 on September 15, 2011 at 7:39 PM

You are correct. Sometimes I forget.

GaltBlvnAtty on September 15, 2011 at 7:47 PM

You can’t take credit for running the marathon when you entered the race at mile 25. – Milwife88

Haha good point. But at least he didn’t quit … well … sort of.

Tony737 on September 15, 2011 at 7:49 PM

ABORTION is the Communion of the Progressive Religion.

PappyD61 on September 15, 2011 at 7:45 PM

PappyD61:Very nice,I will add,that sacrifices will be made at the

Alter of Liberalism/Progressivism!

And remember,HilRod says, “It Takes a Village” !!:)

canopfor on September 15, 2011 at 7:49 PM

In June, the Executive Council of New Jersey chose not to renew a $1.8 million contract with the abortion provider,

Who is the ‘Executive Council of New Jersey”, where do they get their money, and who is it that is receiving services from Planned Parenthood.? ‘Services’ from Planned Parenthood are not paid for by the person who receives those services?

But wait, New Hampshire gets federal funds for Planned Parenthood of New England which has what to do with New Jersey?

(My instincts are being proven correct, there is a multi-billion dollar industry that exists solely to distribute federal funds while skimming just a little off the top for executive salaries and office expenses. Everywhere there is a flow of federal dollars, there are administrators skimming a little off the top. Byzantine.)

Is there a federally funded auto repair clinic where I can take my car in and get the anti-lock brakes fixed? For free, or reduced fee?

Skandia Recluse on September 15, 2011 at 7:52 PM

Just imagine being on the wrong side of Moochele.

Aviator on September 15, 2011 at 7:42 PM

Funny you mention that. I read this earlier today……..

http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2011/09/15/olive-garden-red-lobster-join-first-ladys-anti-obesity-campaign/

capejasmine on September 15, 2011 at 7:54 PM

sacrifices will be made at the Alter of Liberalism/Progressivism!

well said Can.

welcome back. :-)

PappyD61 on September 15, 2011 at 7:55 PM

sacrifices will be made at the Alter of Liberalism/Progressivism!

well said Can.

welcome back. :-)

PappyD61 on September 15, 2011 at 7:55 PM

PappyD61:Thank-you Pappy,its great to be back with guys,btw,
I love your postys!:)

canopfor on September 15, 2011 at 7:59 PM

Report him.

Schadenfreude on September 15, 2011 at 8:00 PM

Is Obama is most pro-abort President of all time?

visions on September 15, 2011 at 8:07 PM

Barrack Hussein Moloch.

Mason on September 15, 2011 at 8:22 PM

What we’re seeing over and over is the real Nixoian deal arrogance, ugly, corrupt, unapologetic, boundless, not the made up kind we saw during the last administration, this is the kind that won’t stop, even while Congressional hearings dismantled this administration.

Waiting for the TV address: I’m not a crook!

Speakup on September 15, 2011 at 8:55 PM

Executive Council of New Jersey

New Jersey or New Hampshire in your opening paragraph? Typo?

swellhotair on September 16, 2011 at 12:25 AM

Hot Air folk. Are you tired of the abortion wars or have you surrendered to the barbarians? So few comments here, and so mild.

Look at your children and grandchildren and think about the horror promoted by the Obama death cult and either revolt against it or meekly render homage to Moloch. Moloch is the name of a evil spirit of ancient days to whom child sacrifices were made throughout the ancient Middle East. Moloch as a spirit is still alive and laughing uproariously outside America’s abortuaries. Time to stake out a position, life or death.

Mason on September 16, 2011 at 12:25 AM

Look folks, the guy’s ssn doesn’t pass the e-verify test.

wake the F up people!

esnap on September 16, 2011 at 2:01 AM

No doubt Notre Dame supports the president on this.

Extrafishy on September 16, 2011 at 5:30 AM

As in NY-9, social issues might receive less play in the press

And it’s disappointing that there are relatively few comments in this thread.
The slaughter continues because people (including many conservatives) value money more than people.

itsnotaboutme on September 16, 2011 at 5:50 AM

Barack Hussein Molech…..well said.

Same spirit, different millennia.

PappyD61 on September 16, 2011 at 7:20 AM

“President continues to prop up Planned Parenthood against states’ wishes”

Of course. A snobbish, ‘thumb in your eye’, community organizing presidency cannot do otherwise.

locomotivebreath1901 on September 16, 2011 at 9:55 AM

Mason on September 16, 2011 at 12:25 AM

you are so right about moloch. another pagan god that demanded child sacrifice was baal. and yes, there are many of us are outraged about this. Old Testament israel allowed her children to “pass through the fire” in sacrifice to stone alters despite being told not to by God. We see where their rebellion and disobedience got them. I see no difference in American now and OT Israel. We have our own fire that we allow our children to pass through and call it a constitutional right.
I think I’ve said this before. since i first voted in 1972 i have voted a consistent conservative republican ticket. all i’ve seen for my trouble is a steady advance of the liberal/socialist/progressive/communist agenda in America. Yes, i and millions like me are outraged. but what do we do? I think at this point we should get on our knees in every church and home in American, and plead for God to have mercy. no longer blessing, but mercy, and turn our face back to him so he can heal our land. and i know i’ll get a hornet’s nest stirred up from the atheists here, but so be it. We can be a free republic or OT Israel. THAT is our choice.

abcurtis on September 16, 2011 at 12:15 PM

Of course this administration is going to prop up Planned Parenthood, for the same reason they will continue to prop up Unions. Not only will they do this because of ideological reasons but also because part of this money will find its way back to Democratic coffers.

SGinNC on September 16, 2011 at 1:29 PM