Federal government gives $400,000 to Memphis Planned Parenthood

The Obama administration's recent end-around provision of nearly $400,000 to a Planned Parenthood clinic in Memphis reminds us that the battle between life and death in this country still rages. It also reminds us that there are lines of demarcation in this battle -- lines especially visible in the extremes to which the proponents of death will go to ensure that would-be mothers have a place to have their pre-born children killed. Despite the work that Republican Gov. Bill Haslam and Tennessee legislators have done to cut off all state funding for Planned Parenthood, approximately 400,000 taxpayer dollars will now flow into Tennessee via the federal apparatus. What is it with the left's obsession with death? The money was given under the auspices of the Title X Family Planning Services Program from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Grants Management. Democrat U.S. Congressman Steve Cohen, who represents the Memphis area, boasted: "Planned Parenthood Greater...(Read Full Post)