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AUL In the News: President Obama Refused Speaker Boehner Demand to Cut Planned Parenthood Funding

LifeNews.com reports on budget negotiations Friday and attempts to cut federal funding to Planned Parenthood:

New reports issued today on the exchanges between pro-abortion President Barack Obama and pro-life Speaker John Boehner show Obama refused to agree to Boehner’s demand to cut Planned Parenthood funding.

For over an hour on Friday, Boehner kept lobbying Obama to agree to some kind of funding cut. However, according to Bloomberg News, after Obama agreed to reinstate a ban on taxpayer funding of abortions in the District of Columbia, he refused to cut any taxpayer disbursements to the abortion business.

“Nope, zero,” he told Boehner when the pro-life Speaker asked him how much he would cut from Planned Parenthood.

AUL President & CEO Charmaine Yoest was also quoted in the article:

Americans United for Life president Charmaine Yoest thanked Boehner “for his leadership in gaining Senate votes on de-funding the scandal-ridden Planned Parenthood and repealing the President’s pro-abortion health care law.”

“Speaker Boehner achieved what most said was impossible – cutting taxpayer funding of abortion in the District of Columbia and guaranteeing straight up-or-down votes in the Senate on both defunding Planned Parenthood and President Obama’s pro-abortion health care law,”

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