Feds Fund Family Planning Services for Young Immigrants

Latino teenWhile the Obama Administration continues to ignore the humanitarian crisis occurring on the U.S. southern border, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has announced that it will provide a $350 million grant opportunity to anyone willing to provide shelter and “family planning services” to the thousands of “unaccompanied alien children” (UACs) who are pouring into the country at unprecedented rates.

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New Battle Brewing Over Family Planning Coverage in ObamaCare

By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS
Staff Journalist

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is finalizing rules for coverage of preventive services under the new healthcare reform law, and may include “family planning” services, which would not only result in paying for drugs that cause abortions but also threaten conscience protections.

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Petition Drive Aims to Stop Obama’s Massive New Abortion Giveaway

By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS
Staff Journalist

A major pro-life organization has launched a petition drive aimed at convincing members of Congress to block a bill pending in the U.S. House that will grant $715 million to international family planning agencies to fund abortion, sterilization and oral contraception.

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Lawmakers Request Massive Increase in Taxpayer Funding for Overseas Abortions

By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS
Staff Writer

In spite of the fact that the majority of Americans oppose President Barack Obama’s decision to use taxpayer money to fund overseas abortions, a New York Congresswoman is asking the government to increase this funding from $50 million to $530 million to “reverse a decade of inadequate funding.”

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Bishop Confronts Catholic Senator Who Voted Against Life

By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS
Staff Writer

A Pennsylvania Senator who refers to himself as “pro-life” received a stern letter from his bishop after he voted against an amendment that would have reinstated the Mexico City Policy, a law forbidding the use of taxpayer funds for overseas abortions that was overturned by executive order of President Barack Obama.

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