A Boycott of United Way — Planned Parenthood Supporter (Commentary)

The U.S. Senate failed our nation, failed our children and families and made an embarrassment out of a government that is sworn to protect the right to life. They failed to defund Planned Parenthood. In fact, 40 Senators voted to keep sending over half a billion dollars to Planned Parenthood, who has been caught on video haggling over the price of baby body parts and talking about how to skirt the law that bans the selling of these baby body parts. You may be asking yourself, what can I do? Or you may have participated in one of the 65+ #WomenBetrayed rallies last week and want to do more to defund Planned Parenthood. Planned Parenthood gets close to 46% of its total revenue from the government (aka taxpayers) and we are working hard to stop that money from ever going into Planned Parenthood’s bank account again. But did you know that Planned Parenthood gets a quarter of its revenue from corporations and other organizations? One specific organization – United Way – sends almost $2 million every year to Planned Parenthood through 67 of their affiliates. They say that the money goes towards education inside of Planned Parenthood. Oh really? You can’t just donate to Planned Parenthood and say your donation is earmarked for utilities or staff or paper clips but not abortion. The building and the staff and the utilities all contribute in some way to abortion and are involved it. Any money whatsoever going to Planned Parenthood in any way contributes to the more than 327,000 abortions they commit every year and the harvesting and selling of the...