Black Christian leaders called on Congress to investigate the abortion industry and defund Planned Parenthood at a Tuesday morning press conference at the National Press Club.
Pro-abortion interest groups say over-regulation, under-subsidization, and a lack of training are to blame for the conditions in an abortion clinic run by accused murderer Kermit Gosnell.
Democrats have seized on Rep. Todd Akin’s (R., Mo.) incendiary remarks about “legitimate rape” in an effort to paint Republicans as “extreme” when it comes to abortion and, by extension, all social issues.
Despite the Obama campaign’s stated desire to run a positive campaign focused on economic issues in the midst of the worst recovery in American history, Democrats and their allies began attacking GOP nominee Mitt Romney and his running mate Paul Ryan on abortion weeks before Akin made his inflammatory comments.
The Supreme Court’s controversial decision last week to uphold the constitutionality of Obamacare is re-igniting the debate over the president’s health care overhaul and public funding of abortions.
Pro-Life leaders at the National Right to Life Conference said the Supreme Court’s decision to uphold Obamacare will strengthen both the pro-life movement and Mitt Romney’s presidential campaign.
Rep. Chris Smith (R., N.J.) denounced China’s One Child Policy at the National Right to Life Conference on Thursday.
House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R., Va.) reiterated to conservatives the importance of electing Mitt Romney after the Supreme Court’s ruling upholding Obamacare while addressing the National Right to Life Conference Thursday night.
Planned Parenthood is mounting a campaign to combat state laws in Tennessee, Michigan, and Pennsylvania designed to protect the health of women.
The Prenatal Non-Discrimination Act (PRENDA) failed 246 to 168 in the House Thursday afternoon after a motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill did not win the required two-thirds majority. Rep. Trent Franks (R., Ariz.) authored the bill, which would outlaw abortion based on the sex of the fetus.