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Tag Archives: Planned Parenthood

The Birth of a Reversal

One additional ironic note to the GOP fight to destroy Planned Parenthood. Did you know that originally, the Republicans were the strongest supporters of Planned Parenthood? Historically, the Catholic Church were the major opponents of birth control. In fact, in 1921 a Catholic Archbishop sent the police to raid a public meeting of the American […]


Lying with Charts

Just over a week ago Congress held a hearing on Planned Parenthood to build the case for defunding them based on a series of “sting videos” produced by a pro-life group. Republican Jason Chaffetz showed the following chart, which seems to be making the point that Planned Parenthood is increasingly providing abortions while decreasing other […]


Don’t Do As I Do

I know we all have a short attention span, but surely you remember two years ago when Republicans claimed that Obama was using the IRS as a political weapon against conservative groups. That “scandal” lasted about a week, and an investigation by the IRS Inspector General turned up absolutely no evidence of any wrongdoing, and […]