FOR FAMILY PLANNING SERVICES
just heard that the NJ Senate will meet to vote
on S120, which "Makes FY 2018 supplemental appropriation of $7,453,000
to DOH for family planning services".
This is not as straightforward as it may seem...
new governor, Phil Murphy, wants to give back to Planned Parenthood for
supporting his campaign and under the guise of "restoring funding to women's
health clinics, including Planned Parenthood".
are dying in this state thanks to the cuts that the governor and the lieutenant
governor have endorsed now for seven-and-a-half years," Murphy
said after receiving the endorsement from Planned Parenthood. "This is
life and death. This is really life and death. They put a lot of women at
the state's Department of Health disagreed, calling Murphy's "claim made that
women are dying due to reduced funding for family planning services is flat out
untrue," according to spokeswoman Donna Leusner.
"The death rate of women of childbearing age has been decreasing
in New Jersey, due in part to investments made by the Christie Administration in women's
health including Medicaid expansion, community health centers, and cancer
prevention and screening," she said. "To
say otherwise is irresponsible."
"New Jersey voters should be alarmed that a billionaire candidate is promising to spend
millions of our taxpayer dollars to fund a partisan, political organization who
have a well documented record in New Jersey of waste, fraud and abuse," said NJ Right to Life's Executive Director,
"You are known by the
company you keep and I'm in damn good company this morning," Murphy said on
the day of this announcement, with about two dozen Planned Parenthood staff and
supports standing behind him.
My question is, why do we need to give $7.4 million a year to a so-called
nonprofit group that has $1.6 BILLION IN ASSETS?
Women have access to affordable health care through Federally
Qualified Health Centers (FQHC)
FQHCs provide more health care services than Planned Parenthood. The only thing
they do not do is abortions. The taxpayer dollars that used to go to Planned
Parenthood now fund these health centers in New Jersey, ensuring that women have access to quality care.
to a report
from the House Select Investigative Panel on Infant Lives, Planned
Parenthood have been involved in illegal and unethical practices. They have
failed to protect patients' privacy, violating HIPAA laws. "Violations
occurred when the abortion clinics disclosed patients' individually identifiable
have failed to obtain informed consent. And they have participated in illegal
practices using techniques that resulted in infants born alive during abortion. According
to the report, many researchers want tissue from late-gestation infants "untainted
by feticidal agents" and that "abortion
providers may modify abortion procedures, in apparent violation of the law, to
increase the odds of getting an intact infant cadaver".
month (December 2017), it was announced that the Justice Department is going to
investigate Planned Parenthood's illegal activities.
Parenthood has also been accused of fraudulent
billing practices: billing Medicaid for millions of dollars in services that
did not qualify as family planning as well improper billing for abortions.
crimes include failing to report child sex trafficking.
an interview with Live Action, former Planned Parenthood clinic manager
Ramona Trevino said, "instead of training employees to help trafficking
victims, the organization held sessions on how to determine whether they were
being secretly recorded. Planned Parenthood officials played all of the
undercover footage from the Live Action investigation in order to illustrate how
clinic managers could better identify undercover journalists."
Planned Parenthood does not care about the well-being of the women they serve.
are a dozen things the media won't tell you about Planned Parenthood.
Planned Parenthood have the best interests and welfare of women at heart? Does
Governor Phil Murphy? Do YOU want
what's best for women?
here to see the letter I
sent to Senator Christopher "Kip" Bateman.
is of the essence. Please contact our NJ State Senator and tell him to vote NO