In its latest annual report, Planned Parenthood shows it took in nearly $544 million in taxpayer funding, as it also boosted its profits by $21 million—or 27 percent—from the prior year.
“This is really about advocating for women’s health and rights through the legislative system and educating the public and lawmakers about what is at stake,” said Dawn Laguens, executive vice president of Planned Parenthood Federation of America, reports the Washington Examiner.
Phil Murphy – a Democrat – who supports returning to the organization the taxpayer funding Gov.
Despite Planned Parenthood’s stated fears it would lose its federal taxpayer funding under a Trump administration, congressional Republicans failed once again to defund the abortion vendor in the recent joint funding and budget bill passed through the Senate and the House.
The organization has been under much scrutiny during the past two years since a series of video recordings were released that led to allegations Planned Parenthood profits from harvesting the body parts of babies aborted in its clinics.