LTEs and Op-Eds on Taxpayer Money Paying for Anti-Abortion Work

There is another whole area of wrongness not getting much coverage – our taxpayer money going to fully anti-abortion and inappropriately religious clinics. The proposed state budget gives taxpayer money away to two main anti-abortion organizations, but also directly to many CPCs that are part of the Carolina Pregnancy Care Fellowship (CPCF) anti-abortion organization.

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Photo Credit: Melba Evans, Stop The Bans rally in Charlotte on 5/21/19

Lois Roewade from Pfafftown didn’t mince any words in her LTE, titled “Taxpayer-funded propaganda,” which ran in the 8/3/19 edition of the Winston-Salem Journal. Find it at The Readers’ Forum: Saturday letters.

Here is a link to Tara Romano’s recent article on taxpayer money going for Crisis Pregnancy Clinics (anti-abortion clinics that generally push religious beliefs) – “Good money after bad: NC’s mushrooming appropriations to fake health clinics,” 8/5/19, NC Policy Watch.

Also Professor Gene Nichol’s article on how taxpayer money to CPCs violates separation of church and state – “Funding NC crisis pregnancy centers is government sponsored religion, 7/1/19, Charlotte Observer (and News &Observer).

Letter To Editor (LTE) calling out NC lawmakers for inappropriate use of taxpayer money in the state budget, by Audrey Muck, ran in the 7/13/19 edition of the Winston-Salem Journal. Find “Anti-Abortion Lies” at The Readers’ Forum: Saturday letters.

Gailya Paliga wrote one for NC NOW showing exactly where the money is going – “Over $2.6 Million of 2019 State Budget to CPCs,” 7/25/19, NC NOW website. Found the data from the legislative bill and other 

If you get one published or see any more published, please post as a comment so I can add to the post and share.

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