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Tax dollars fund abortions: state by state list

Posted in Abortion Funding, Medicaid abortion, Medicare Abortion, Tax Payer Funding of Abortion with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on September 8, 2018 by saynsumthn

In a year, California taxpayers paid $28 million for abortions… and there’s more

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In a previous piece, Live Action News revealed that, despite abortion proponents’ claims that taxpayers don’t fund abortion, taxpayers are footing the bill for more than half of all abortions committed in states where Medicaid pays for abortions. Now, here are more details from various states, detailing how much taxpayer funding is really being used to pay for abortions.

Alaska

According to 2017 data50.6 percent of women who aborted used Medicaid to fund their abortions. Out of 1,255 abortions reported, 635 were taxpayer funded. 2016 data is available from Live Action News here.

Image: 2017 Medicaid paid abortions in Alaska

2017 Medicaid paid abortions in Alaska

California

The most recent Medi-Cal funded induced abortion report (2014), shows that taxpayers in California paid for 83,485 abortions through Medi-Cal Fee-For-Service (FFS) and Managed Care plans.

Image: Medi-cal tax funded abortion total 2014

Medi-cal tax funded abortion total 2014

In just the Medi-Cal FFS plan, taxpayers financed 53,907 abortions to the tune of $27,591,381.00. This included 4,438 Dilation and Evacuation (D+E) abortions, which are usually committed later in the pregnancy.

Image: Medi-cal abortions by procedure 2014

Medi-cal abortions by procedure 2014

Former abortionist Dr. Anthony Levatino describes below the gruesome D&E abortion procedure, which California taxpayers are funding:

Illinois

According to the Charlotte Lozier Institute, “In 2017, Illinois expanded Medicaid coverage to pay for elective abortions with state Medicaid funds. Before the expansion, Illinois’ Medicaid program covered abortion only when the pregnancy resulted from rape or incest or when the mother’s life was at risk.”

As a result, the Illinois News Network (INN) reported that “Illinois taxpayers paid for nearly four times more abortions in the first six months of 2018 than the year before….” Abortion reimbursement requests Illinois News Network obtained from the Illinois Department of Health and Family Services (HFS) showed that taxpayer funded abortions increased 274 percent as follows:

  • From January to June 2017: 84 taxpayer-funded abortions
  • From January to June 2018: 314 taxpayer-funded abortions

For the first six months of 2017, INN reported that “the HFS document showed the provider charge amount for the 84 procedures was $129,467, with a total payment of $14,995.29. For the same time period in 2018 for the 314 procedures the provider charge amount was $426,583 with a payment total of $24,389.”

Image: Tax funded abortions in Illinois (Image credit Illinois News Network)

Tax funded abortions in Illinois (Image credit: Illinois News Network)

Illinois taxpayers may even be footing the bill for residents from other states, implied in a report published by WQAD which showed that in 2016, “there were were 4,543 out-of-state individuals that got an abortion in Illinois, 1,573 more than in 2014.”

“[O]ur Medicaid eligibility requirements are so lenient that we expect folks are going to come in from out of state, they will establish temporary residence to get their free abortion and then go home,” State Rep. Peter Breen told WQAD.

Maryland

According to the most current data on state taxpayer dollars funding abortion (data may not include all abortions):

  • 2017: $5.7 million funded 8,798 abortions
  • 2016: $5.4 million funded 7,897 abortions.
  • 2015: $5.7 million funded 7,945 abortions.
  • 2014: $5.6 million funded 7,651 abortions.
  • 2013: $5.4 million funded 7,528 abortions.
  • 2012: $5.2 million funded 7,442 abortions.
  • 2011: $5.4 million funded 7,177 abortions.
  • 2010: $4.7 million funded 6,652 abortions.
  • 2009: $3.4 million funded 4,857 abortions.
  • 2008: $2.2 million funded 3,281 abortions.
  • 2007: $2.2 million funded 3,580 abortions.
  • 2006: $2.7 million funded 3,831 abortions.

Image: 2015 to 2017 tax payer abortion funding Medicaid

2015 to 2017 tax payer abortion funding Medicaid

Live Action News has information about previous years here.

Minnesota

In 2017, out of 10,177 abortions performed in the state, nearly 44 percent (43.9) or 4,469 abortions were recorded as paid for with public assistance. Data from previous years has been published by Live Action News here.

Image: Tax funded abortions in Minnesota 2017

Tax funded abortions in Minnesota 2017

In 2017, the state also funded 115 out-of-state abortions, costing taxpayers $17,855.53.

Image: Tax funded out of state abortions for Minnesota 2017

Tax funded out of state abortions for Minnesota 2017

Planned Parenthood committed 61.2 percent of the total abortions in the state that same year:

Image: 2017 Minnesota Planned Parenthood abortions

2017 Minnesota Planned Parenthood abortions

New Mexico

Information is not published; previous data published by Live Action News can be found here.

New York

Live Action News previously reported that, in 2015, the percentage of taxpayer-funded abortions in the state increased from 47 to 49 percent, for a total of 42,549 taxpayer-funded abortions that year.

Image: New York Medicaid tax funded abortion 2015

New York Medicaid tax funded abortion 2015

Oklahoma

According to the state’s 2017 induced abortion report, an unknown number of abortions were recorded as being funded by Medicaid. The report indicates that the “cell was suppressed to maintain confidentiality of surrounding entries.”

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Medicaid abortions Oklahoma 2017

Oregon

In November of 2018, Oregon voters will decide if their state will continue to fund abortions. Measure 106 would prohibitpublic funds from being spent on abortions, except when medically necessary or required by federal law.

Jeff Jimerson of Oregon Life United recently told KATU that in 2017, the state paid $1.9 million to fund approximately 3500 abortions, an average of ten abortions each day.

According to the Oregonian, abortions are covered under the Oregon Health Plan, “which paid $2.4 million for 3,769 abortions in 2016, according to Oregon Health Authority documents.”

South Carolina

A letter submitted by Lt. Gov. Kevin Bryant to The State claims that:

  • Planned Parenthood alone received almost $360,000 from SC taxpayers from 2011-2016
  • From 2011-2015, S.C. Medicaid paid for 29 abortions
  • Since 2011, the state employee health plan has paid for 11 abortions.

South Dakota

In 2016, 17 out of 472 abortions were paid for by a public health plan. According to the the state’s Office of Health Statistics report, the majority of abortions — 83.7 percent — cost between $600 and $699.

Image: SD tax funded abortions 2016

SD tax funded abortions 2016

West Virginia

A summary of Medicaid-funded abortions from 2009 to 2017 was included in a report recently submitted by the Bureau for Medical Services to the West Virginia Legislature’s Joint Committee on Government and Finance, as follows:

Image: West Virginia tax funded abortions 2009 to 2017

West Virginia tax funded abortions 2009 to 2017

This list is by no means all state funding.

An analysis published earlier this year by Guttmacher found that “Medicaid was the second-most-common method of payment, reported by 24% of abortion patients. The overwhelming majority of these patients lived in the 15 states that allow state funds to be used to pay for abortion.”

Read part one of this two-part series here.

This article is reprinted with permission. The original appeared here at Live Action News.

Shock: More than half of abortions in Medicaid-coverage states are taxpayer funded

Posted in Abortion Funding, Guttmacher, Medicaid abortion, Reproductive Health Investors Allianc, TARA Health Foundation with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on September 7, 2018 by saynsumthn

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The American public is told that their tax dollars do not fund abortion, but this is false. At the federal level, despite measures like the Hyde Amendment, which prohibit federal dollars from paying for abortions, taxpayers still fundabortions in certain instances. “Federal financial participation (FFP) is only available for abortions performed to save the life of the mother or to terminate pregnancies resulting from rape or incest,” a Medicaid spokesperson previously told Live Action News.

But this amounts to more than what it sounds like. According to Medicaid.gov, in 2016 alone, federal dollars were used to pay a total of nearly $50,000 for abortions at the federal level and $31,000 at the state level. However, this figure was down substantially from previous years.

Image: 2016 Tax funded abortions via Medicaid Federal and State

2016 Tax funded abortions via Medicaid Federal and State

Image: 2016 Tax funded abortions via Medicaid Federal and State

Live Action News previously reported that according to national net expenditures published by Medicaid.gov in 2015, taxpayers funded $500,659 for abortions that year under Medicaid assistance programs. Of that total, $327,341 was paid by federal dollars and $173,318 was paid by the states where the abortions were committed.

Medicaid: $500K for abortions, 2015

Americans taxpayers paid even more for abortion in 2014. The net national total of Medicaid program assistance expenditures that year reveals that taxpayers paid $1,204,949 for abortions, with $604,897 picked up federally and $600,052 picked up by taxpayers within the states.

Taxpayers contributed over a million dollars for abortions in 2014

Planned Parenthood‘s former “special affiliate,” the Guttmacher Institute, notes:

  • 17 states have a policy that directs Medicaid to pay for all or most medically necessary abortions.
    • 5 of these states provide such funds voluntarily.
    • 12 of these states do so pursuant to a court order.

Previous Live Action News reports indicate that, in several states including New Mexico, taxpayers are forced to fund late-term procedures (after the 20th week) done for any reason the woman desires. It is important to note that late-term abortions are not being committed solely for health reasons, as is often suggested by abortion proponents and the media.

In New Mexico, undercover audio calls to a late-term abortion facility revealed that facilities in the state will advise women to seek a Medicaid (taxpayer) funded abortion when:

  • there is nothing wrong with “the pregnancy” and the woman no longer wants the baby
  • when the baby has Down syndrome
  • when a minor is impregnated by an adult male predator

Time and again, Live Action News has documented that tax dollars actually increase the number of abortions the taxpayer is forced to finance, many of which are repeat abortions. Reports from the abortion lobby, which tends to see everyabortion as “medically necessary,” reveal the exact same thing.

READ: Why taxpayer funded abortion must end

A recent survey conducted by the Guttmacher Institute revealed that women who have taxpayer-funded abortions tend to have more abortions. It also revealed that the majority of those women were using contraception when they became pregnant. In addition, Guttmacher, which is funded in part by taxpayers, found that Black women had a higher rate of prior abortions.

Guttmacher Prior Abortion Survey

report published by the pro-abortion Reproductive Health Investors Alliance, available on the Tara Health Foundation website, showed that the percentage of abortions by payment, funded by taxpayers in states that do not cover abortions via Medicaid, was just 1.5 percent. However, in the Medicaid coverage states, that figured jumped to 52.2 percent.

Image: Percent of taxpayer abortions Medicaid coverage states (Image credit Tara Health Foundation report October 2017)

Percent of taxpayer abortions Medicaid coverage states (Image credit: Tara Health Foundation report October 2017)

Image: Percent of taxpayer abortions Medicaid coverage states (Image credit: Tara Health Foundation report October 2017)

Percent of taxpayer abortions Medicaid coverage states (Image credit: Tara Health Foundation report October 2017)

The report includes a graph of taxpayer-funded abortion percentages by state from Guttmacher:

Image: Number of abortions that are tax funded (Image credit Guttmacher inside an Oct 2017 report from Tara Health) Foundations)

Number of abortions that are tax funded (Image credit Guttmacher inside an Oct 2017 report from Tara Health) Foundations)

Image: Number of abortions that are tax funded (Image credit Guttmacher inside an Oct 2017 report from Tara Health) Foundations)

Number of abortions that are tax funded (Image credit Guttmacher inside an Oct 2017 report from Tara Health) Foundations)

Live Action News overview on how tax dollars fund abortions by state references a report showing that the state of California’s Medi-Cal program paid for more than 83,000 abortions in a single year. In Minnesota, taxpayer-funded abortions recently increased almost 11 percent, with Planned Parenthood committing the largest portion, despite a record low number of abortions nationally. In Alaska, abortions recently declined 5.5 percent overall, while the percentage of taxpayer-funded abortions increased from 32.8 percent to 44.1 percent in just one year.

Funding abortions increases the number of abortions and increases the long-term effects a woman will potentially suffer after the abortion. Forcing taxpayers to pay to kill babies is immoral and a poor use of hard-earned tax dollars… and it needs to end. In part two, Live Action News will detail abortion funding in a number of specific states.

Why did Senator Susan Collins vote to continue funding Planned Parenthood?

Posted in Defund Planned Parenthood, FQHC, HRSA, Planned Parenthood abortion numbers, Planned Parenthood politicians, Planned Parenthood Prenatal, Planned Parenthood services, State Abortion Stats with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on August 22, 2017 by saynsumthn

Why did Senator Susan Collins vote to continue funding Planned Parenthood, when its health care services have been plummeting for a decade?

Two Republican Senators, Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) and Susan Collins (R- Maine), are being credited with halting a Congressional effort to defund the nation’s largest abortion chain, Planned Parenthood. In a previous post, Live Action News documented Sen. Murkowski’s inaccurate claim that Planned Parenthood is a health care agency worthy of taxpayer funds. In this post, we will examine whether the activities of Planned Parenthood in Sen. Collins’ state of Maine live up to her statements defending the organization.

Maine Senator Susan Collins defends Planned Parenthood

In 2015, following the release of the Center for Medical Progress’s undercover videos of Planned Parenthood representatives haggling over prices for aborted baby body parts, Sen. Collins introduced a measure to investigate Planned Parenthood’s practices. At the time, she said:

I was sickened when I viewed the recently released videos featuring Planned Parenthood physicians… the callousness with which Planned Parenthood employees discuss the sale of fetal tissue is appalling. It deserves our attention. The videos also raise valid questions about the ethics and legality of Planned Parenthood’s practices in some of it’s clinics…. As a result I believe a full investigation is warranted to determine whether or not Planned Parenthood broke the law prohibiting the sale of fetal tissue….

But despite the Maine senator’s apparent outrage, Collins gave a clear signal just prior to the recent Senate vote on the ObamaCare repeal that she was hesitant to defund Planned Parenthood for one year. She told ABC News, “I think it’s not fair and it is a mistake to defund Planned Parenthood. It’s one of many issues.”

After her vote against the “Skinny Repeal,” Sen. Collins pointed to Planned Parenthood as an alleged health care organization:

The issue of family planning services, cancer screenings, and women care probably does resonate with us more than it does with our male colleagues, and to me it was so unfair to single out one Medicaid provider and say to women in particular, “You can’t choose which health care provider you want to go to.”

The problem is that Planned Parenthood only masquerades as a health care provider, and the facts show that Planned Parenthood is not the best choice for Maine citizens.

GOP Senators Collins and Murkowski are just two in a long line of politicians that Planned Parenthood has paraded out to repeat its deceptive talking points on services it either does not provide or on services that have been declining for years, as Live Action has exposed in the video below:

While Planned Parenthood is focused on abortion, federal health centers, (which outnumber Planned Parenthood by the thousands nationally) offer a wider range of services.

Facilities:

Planned Parenthood operates four facilities in Maine, including one of the largest abortion facilities in the state.

In contrast, according to the Rural Health Info Hub, there are 40 Rural Health Clinics and 18 Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC) providing services at 123 sites in Maine. These centers offer a wide range of health care services for men, women and children.

Patients:

According to statistics published on Planned Parenthood’s website, the organization saw a total of 8,745 clients in Maine, a decrease of over 35 percent since 2006, when Planned Parenthood recorded 13,548 clients.

In contrast, the latest published data on the Health Resources and Services Administration’s (HRSA) website, federal health centers served 187,269 patients in 2015. This was an increase of 13 percent from 2008, when Maine health centers served 165,458 patients.

Abortions:

Planned Parenthood of Northern New England (PPNNE) operates facilities in Maine, Vermont, and New Hampshire.

Statistics published by the Guttmacher Institute reveal that between 2011 and 2014, the abortion rate decreased in two of the three states in which PPNNE operates facilities:

  • 4 percent decline in Maine
  • 3 percent increase in Vermont
  • 19 percent decline in New Hampshire

PPNNE Services 2011 and 2015

Yet, despite an abortion decline in Maine and New Hampshire, state reports from PPNNE show that abortion, as a percentage of services, is increasing. According to documents on file with PPNNE, abortions in those three states increased from 2 percent of PPNNE’s services in 2011to 6 percent of services in 2015.

Breast Exams and Pap Tests:

In 2015, PPPNE performed a total of 4,250 Pap tests in all three states. This is a decline of nearly 81 percentfrom 2006, when PPPNE reported 22,127 Pap tests in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont combined.

Breast exams have also decreased at PPNNE, dropping 21 percent from 8,000 in 2013 to 6,311 in 2015. A closer look at Planned Parenthood’s website reveals that in Maine, Planned Parenthood provided 2,531 total cancer screenings.

In contrast, statistics published on the HRSA website for 2015 (the latest published numbers) reveal that 59.4 percent of the almost 190,000 patients who visited federal health centers in Maine received cervical cancer screenings alone.

Contraception: 

An analysis conducted by Planned Parenthood’s former “special affiliate,” the Guttmacher Institute, which reviewed Maine’s Planned Parenthood centers (PP), Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs), and Title X facilities for 2015, revealed:

  • 3 out of 16 counties providing publicly funded contraception care in Maine had at least one Planned Parenthood center.
  • All 16 counties had at least one FQHC site providing contraception services.
  • There were no Planned Parenthood centers located in 13 of the 16 counties.
  • Almost 4 percent (4 out of 106) of publicly funded family planning centers were Planned Parenthood centers.
  • Planned Parenthood served 28 percent of contraception clients while FQHC sites served slightly less, at 27 percent.

FQHC vs. Planned Parenthood in Maine Contraception Care

State and federal taxpayers have been forced to send $3,381,528 to PPNNE despite the organization’s decrease in services. This number has remained fairly consistent for the past several years. As of 2015, these tax dollars now make up 14 percent of the affiliate’s annual budget.

Audited financial reports published by PPNNE reveal that despite the millions of tax dollars it receives every year, PPNNE’s net assets totaled $12,604,134 in 2015 and $13,471,397 in 2016, proving that it does not need government dollars.

Nationally, an analysis by Live Action News proves that FQHCs are far more worthy of tax money than Planned Parenthood. And they can handle Planned Parenthood’s patients if and when the abortion corporation is defunded.

Data from Planned Parenthood’s annual reports reveal that nationally, services such as contraception, prenatal care, breast exams, and pregnancy tests have decreased. In fact, the reports show that Planned Parenthood has lost over half a million (661,000) patients in the past ten years.

What has increased at Planned Parenthood nationally? Abortion — rising nearly 24 percent from 264,943 in 2005 to 328,348 in 2015. This means that today, Planned Parenthood garners nearly 35 percent of the abortion market share in the country, ending the lives of 900 precious preborn children every day.

Despite the decreases in services and increases in abortions, in the past ten years, taxpayer funding to Planned Parenthood has nearly doubled from $305.3 million in 2005 to $554.6 million in 2015.

This cash flow enabled Planned Parenthood to end its year with an excess of $77.5 million in 2015, an increase of nearly 39 percent from 2005 when they netted $55.8 million.

Planned Parenthood has been netting a profit for many years, with yearly surpluses ranging from $12.2 million in 2001 to a high of $155.5 million in 2010).

You do the math, because it is obvious that Senator Collins hasn’t.

  • This article is reprinted with permission. The original appeared here at Live Action News.

Taxpayers in Maryland spend millions on abortions for “mental health”

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , , on July 25, 2017 by saynsumthn

Via Live Action News — Article text starts here

Data from the State of Maryland reveals that since 2006, taxpayer-funded Medicaid abortions in the state, committed mostly for the vague reason of the woman’s “mental health,” have increased year after year, costing taxpayers almost $48 million.

While the federal Hyde Amendment prohibits federal dollars from paying for most abortions, Medicaid dollars passed to states by the federal government can be used to pay for abortions at the state level.

Live Action News has previously shown how 17 states allow taxpayer dollars to fund abortions in excess of the Hyde Amendment’s restrictions. In addition, since money is fungible, even with Hyde in place, dollars sent to groups like Planned Parenthood can fund abortion centers and abortion staff.

According to a document published by Maryland’s Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, the State will pay for abortions as long as the provider fills out a form that certifies:

  • continuation of the pregnancy is likely to result in the death of the woman.
  • there is substantial risk that the continuation of the pregnancy could have a serious or adverse effect on the woman’s present or physical health.
  • there exists medical evidence that continuation of the pregnancy is creating a serious effect on the woman’s present mental health, and if carried to term there is a substantial risk of a serious or long lasting effect on the woman’s future mental health.
  • this abortion is necessary because the fetus is affected by a genetic defect or serious deformity or abnormality.
  • this abortion is necessary for a victim of rape, sexual offense or incest and the incident has been reported to a law enforcement agency or to a public health or social agency.

If you review all these reasons — physical health, mental health, life of the woman, and health of the baby — you essentially have abortion on demand, as defined in Roe v. Wade and the companion case, Doe v. Bolton. However, according to the state of Maryland, women eligible for Medicaid solely due to a pregnancy do not currently qualify for a state-funded abortion.

I contacted the state of Maryland to see if they had published statistics on Medicaid funding. What I found, according to several Department of Health and Mental Hygiene documents the state provided, is the following (all the documents are available online here):

LAST THREE YEARS

Between 2014 and 2016,* the average cost of a Medicaid abortion was between $600 and $700.

In the past three years, taxpayers have been forced to spend $16.6 million for 23,395 Medicaid abortions in Maryland.

The largest portion of those procedures — 68 percent (15,979) — were performed at abortion facilities, costing taxpayers approximately $400.00 per procedure.

Maryland abortions from Medicaid

* Although the data for 2016 may not be complete, it showed that claims sent to the state as of November 2016, $5.3 million in tax dollars were spent to fund 7,812 abortions.

TAXPAYER-FUNDED ABORTIONS INCREASED EACH YEAR 

There are no requirements to report abortions in the state, however, Guttmacher (Planned Parenthood’s former “special affiliate“) estimates that in 2014, approximately 28,140 abortions were committed.  This means that 27 percent of abortions were paid for by taxpayers that year.

Maryland abortion trends according to Guttmacher

In fact, statistics for previous years indicate that as abortions have decreased in the state, taxpayer-funded abortions are increasing. See data on Medicaid abortions for 2015 and 2014, compared with data from previous years :

  • 2015: $5.7 million in tax dollars paid for 7,932 abortions.
  • 2014: $5.6 million in tax dollars paid for 7,651 abortions.
  • 2013: $5.4 million in tax dollars paid for 7,528 abortions.
  • 2012: $5.2 million in tax dollars paid for 7,442 abortions.
  • 2011: $5.4 million in tax dollars paid for  7,177 abortions.
  • 2010: $4.7 million in tax dollars paid for 6,652  abortions.
  • 2009: $3.4 million in tax dollars paid for 4,857 abortions.
  • 2008: $2.2 million in tax dollars paid for 3,281 abortions.
  • 2007: $2.2 million in tax dollars paid for 3,580 abortions.
  • 2006: $2.7 million in tax dollars paid for 3,831 abortions.

Note: Data for fiscal years 2014 and 2015 includes all Medicaid-funded abortions performed during the fiscal year, while data for fiscal year 2016 includes all abortions performed during fiscal 2016, for which a Medicaid claim was filed through November 2016. Since providers have 12 months to bill Medicaid for a service, Medicaid may receive additional claims for abortions performed during fiscal 2016. For example, during fiscal 2016, an additional 1,066 claims from fiscal 2015
were paid.

REASONS FOR ABORTIONS

Maryland abortions from Medicaid reasons Mental Health

Maryland abortions from Medicaid reasons

Out of 7,812 abortions paid for with Medicaid dollars in 2016, none were performed to save the life of the woman, according to statistical data provided by the state.

In fact, almost 100 percent of taxpayer-funded abortions (7,805) were performed because the doctor believed it would affect the woman’s “mental health,” described this way:

“Medical evidence that continuation of the pregnancy is creating a serious effect on the woman’s mental health, and if carried to term, there is a substantial risk of a serious or long-lasting effect on the woman’s future mental health.”

Of the remaining seven, three abortions were recorded because the doctor certified that there was “a substantial risk that continuation of the pregnancy could have a serious and adverse effect on the woman’s present or future physical health.”

Four abortions were due to the fact that “the fetus [was] affected by genetic defect or serious deformity or abnormality.”

Data for previous years showed similar facts.

Out of Medicaid claims received by the state for years 2008 through 2015, “mental health” of the woman appeared to be the default reason abortion doctors gave to justify the taxpayer-funded abortion.

The numbers break down as follows:

  • 2015 : 6,844 out of 6,866; none in which the life of the woman was endangered.
  • 2014 : 6,589 out of 6,609; none in which the life of the woman was endangered.
  • 2013: 6,561 out of 6,567 ; none in which the life of the woman was endangered.
  • 2012: 5,856 out of 5,861; none in which the life of the woman was endangered.
  • 2011: 6,375 out of 6,381; none in which the life of the woman was endangered.
  • 2010: 4,349 out of 4,352; none in which the life of the woman was endangered.
  • 2009: 3,404 out of 3,407 ; none in which the life of the woman was endangered.
  • 2008: 2,307 out of 2,314; none in which the life of the woman was endangered.

As previously reported, “mental health” of the mother is something that can be determined by the abortion doctor who profits from the procedure — and abortionists who work for Planned Parenthood have stated that they believe every abortion is “medically necessary.”

When the abortion industry says tax dollars will not pay for abortion, this simply is not true. The State of Maryland is just one of many examples of taxpayer funding of abortion. Another example is that of New Mexico, where undercover calls revealed several instances (listed below) in which a late-term abortion facility recommended taxpayer-funded abortions:

  • A caller who said she was 16 and claimed she was impregnated by an older family member
  • A caller who said she was pregnant with a child that had Down syndrome
  • A caller who said she was 26 weeks pregnant and there was nothing medically wrong with “the pregnancy”

 

Live Action News also published an overview on how your tax dollars fund abortions, nationally. That article noted that according to the most recently available report from the state of California’s Medi-Cal program, public funds paid for more than 83,000 abortions there.

In addition, despite abortions falling to their lowest number in 35 years of reporting in Minnesota, taxpayer funded abortions in the state increased almost 11 percent in 2015, with Planned Parenthood performing the largest portion of those procedures. In Alaska, abortions declined 5.5 percent, while taxpayer-funded abortions rose over 34 percent from 32.8 percent in 2015 to 44.1 percent in 2016. Statistics from New York show that taxpayers may be spending their hard earned dollars funding abortions on women who previously obtained one or more abortions.

PLANNED PARENTHOOD

From 2008 to 2016, the State of Maryland gave Planned Parenthood over $24 million dollars in taxpayer funds for various reasons, according to data published on Maryland’s Open Data Portal website. Earlier this year, the Maryland Senate approved a bill that would direct funds to Planned Parenthood in the event that Congress defunds the abortion corporation.

“The bill shields Planned Parenthood with $2 million from the State’s Medicaid budget,” reports CBS Baltimore, “and another $700,000 from the general fund should Republicans in Congress succeed in cutting off federal funds,” the news outlet writes.

The alarming numbers show clearly that taxpayers are, in fact, funding abortions. As Congress debates defunding Planned Parenthood, pro-lifers must push for an end to funding the abortion industry with American tax dollars at the state and federal levels.

  • This article is reprinted with permission. The original appeared here at Live Action News.

Planned Parenthood Head Meets with Alaskan, Democratic Sen. Mark Begich

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , on August 13, 2014 by saynsumthn

Mark Begich721_291436615_nAccording to a press release released by Senator Mark Begich, Democrat from Alaska, he is , “pleased to welcome Cecile Richards, President of Planned Parenthood Action Fund, to Alaska where she will join Begich at several events open to media to discuss the importance of keeping government and bosses out of women’s health care decisions, women’s privacy, and access to birth control and basic health care in Alaska.

Richards and Begich will hold a town hall with young women at the University of Alaska Anchorage TODAY, followed by a small business owners roundtable and media availability on TUESDAY.”

Ceceil Richards and Alaska Senator Mark Begich

In the video below of their meeting, the abortion giant prez tells the Senator that Planned Parenthood reduces teen pregnancy rates, she also details their response to the Hobby Lobby decision. She fails to mention that Planned Parenthood also covers for child sexual predators, as detailed by a new report just released by Life Dynamics which you can read here.

Planned Parenthood Alaska employees rolling in Moolay from the tax payer funded abortion giant

Posted in Abortionist, Planned Parenthood rich off taxpayers, Planned Parenthood six digit salary with tags , , , , on March 6, 2013 by saynsumthn

From Planned Parenthood’s Alaska 2008 990

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Medical Director Nicole Fliss takes in over $100,000

Planned Parenthood reports that they killed 333,964 unborn children from abortion with our tax dollars in the year 2011 to 2012 according to their most recent report! In addition, according to Planned Parenthood’s “Services” fact sheet, its clinics performed 329,445 abortions in 2010.

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According to Planned Parenthood’s 2011-2012 Annual Report, the Planned Parenthood abortion giant received $542 MILLION Dollars in Government Grants for year ending June 2012 !

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Planned Parenthood then took those hard earned dollars away from poor and middle class hard working people and it paid its president Cecile Richards, $382,687 plus $24,427 from related organizations plus $13,039 in other compensation ! For a Grand Total Salary of $420,153 !

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The $524 MILLION is a huge jump in government revenue from previous years. In 2008, Planned Parenthood received $349.6 million in tax dollars in the fiscal year ending on June 30, 2008, and $363.2 MILLION Dollars on Government Grants ( Tax Dollars) in 2009– that is ONE MILLION DOLLARS PER DAY of taxpayer money !!! Then in 2011 the government gave them $524.4 MILLION which is 1.44 MILLION dollars a day in taxpayer money !!!!

Cecile Richards; Planned Parenthood President

In 2008, Planned Parenthood paid its president, Cecile Richards, $385,163, plus another $11,876 in benefits and deferred compensation. ( View 2008 990 here ) Richards also received $346,285 in total compensation from Planned Parenthood and $38,476 in total compensation from related groups in the organization’s fiscal year that ended on June 30, 2009, according to the organization’s Form 990 for that year. In a 2010 PPFA 990, Cecile Richards reported earning $319,245 from PPFA and $35,471 from related PP organizations

What you may not know is how much money , in a time of economic depression, Cecile Richards and her crew at Planned Parenthood are making, paid for by hard working American Tax Payers like me and you.

Other Officers at the National Level received the following compensation:

CFO, MARIA ACOSTA received $89,691 from Planned Parenthood $5,725 from related organizations and $2,362 in estimated compensations. In a 2010 PPFA 990, Acosta received $242,845 from PPFA and $21,118 from related organizations.

CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER MARYANA ISKANDER received $245,814 from Planned Parenthood and $23,696 in estimated compensations. In a 2010 PPFA 990 was compensated $289,166 by PPFA.

VICE PRESIDENT OF DEVELOPMENT KIM MEREDITH received $220,427 from Planned Parenthood $24,492 from related organizations and $24,076 in estimated compensations. In a 2010 PPFA 990 was compensated $145,344 from PPFA and $16,149 from related organizations. Before joining PPFA in 2006, Meredith spent nearly nine years as the chief operating officer at the now defunct and now disaffiliated Planned Parenthood Golden Gate, a Planned Parenthood clinic which squandered tax dollars and will close and never repay their debtors .

NATIONAL POLITIC AND FIELD DIR, ELLEN GOLOMBEK received $203,843 from Planned Parenthood $10,729 from related organizations and $15,288 in estimated compensations, she has since left Planned Parenthood to work in the Colorado Governor’s Administration.

VP OF MEDICAL AFFAIR, VANESSA CULLINS received $248,251 from Planned Parenthood and $15,600 in estimated compensations and In a 2010 PPFA 990 Cullins was compensated $257,907 from PPFA.
VP OF GENERAL COUNSEL , BARBARA E OTTEN received $219,210 from Planned Parenthood $11,537 from related organizations and $39,074 in estimated compensations and in a 2010 PPFA 990
Otten was compensated $240,326 from PPFA and $12,648 from related organizations.


In 2008- Planned Parenthood New England’s 2008 990 reports that

NANCY MOSHER CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER made $191,310

THOMAS FRANK CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER made $ 137,989

CHERYL GIBSON MEDICAL DIRECTOR Made $195,778

SUSAN SMITH STAFF PHYSICIAN Made $127,997

KIM BOYMAN STAFF PHYSICIAN Made $112,439

CAROLYN ERNST VP OF HEALTH SERVICES Made $96,370

BEVERLY ANN SHADLEY VP OF DEVELOPMENT Made $86,202

According to a 2009 990 from Planned Parenthood of Great Northwest

Christine Charbonneau President/CEO, took home $259,405 plus $10,888 in benefits totaling $270,293

Michael Romo COO, took home $217,071 plus $11,715 in benefits totality $228,786

Mary Grinnell CFO, took in $171,202 plus $11,060 in benefits plus $182,282

Lucile K Arendt VO External Affairs, walked away with $155,410 plus 10,718 in benefits totaling $166,128

Stephen McCallister VP info Technology, took home $147,010 plus $10,656 in benefits totaling $157,666

Robert Campbell McIntyre , Medical Director, took home $254,099 plus $11,763 in benefits totaling $265,862 ( Licensed in Washington State)

Anna Kaminski
, Assoc Medical Director, took in $145,453 plus $9661 in benefits totaling $155,114 ( also LICENSED IN Arkansas and Washington State )

Carole Williams VP Human Resources took home $136,568 plus $9577 in benefits

Carole Miller VP of Education Training took home $120,418 plus $10,272 in benefits

Victoria Fletcher, Director Clinical Services, took home $110,467 plus $2306 in benefits

In Arizona, Open Works was paid $154,770 for Janitorial Services to Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest in 2009.

According to a 2010, report,

David Greenberg, the Former CEO Earned $196,000-a-year.

Stephen Reichard earns $107,411 as the Chief Operating Officer

Lenice Shaw earns $97,754 as Chief Financial Officer

Adrienne Karecki Fomer Chief Operating Officer took home $116,829

Dean Roberts , Former CFO, took home $84,972 , Nadikerianda Ponnamma $75,765, Judith Albert $93,107, Cathryn Wilcox $90,309, Lynn Hayden $75,292, Linda Bryant $91,947, Marcella Forbes took home $63,895

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In 2001 they rakes in over $100,000

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Peter J Durkin $145,240 and $187,581 in 2003 and similar in 2005 $206,908 in 2006 and $178,325 in 2007 and $197,860 in 2009

Melaney A. Linton $118,701 and $132,557 in 2003and similar in 2005 $157,510 in 2006

Rebecca White $109,931 and $128,988 in 2003and similar in 2005 $143,820 in 2006

Keetha Buster took home $128,397 in 2003and similar in 2005 and $132,835 in 2006

And the JANITOR GCA Services made $89,997 in 2006

And again in 2002

According to a Planned Parenthood Mar Monte 2009 990 report:

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Linda T Williams , CEO earned $322,902 in reportable compensation plus $27,021 in other compensation

John R Giambruno, CFO/VP earned $198,282 in reportable compensation and $19.335 in other compensation

DOROTHY LOUISE FURGERSON, M.D. , medical director earned $228,4211 in reportable compensation and $13,483 in other compensation

ABRAHAM CABICO CABEBE, M.D. , physician earned $188,818 in reportable compensation and $11,19 in other compensation

Rayroz Dodson-Crawford, controller earned $168,540 in reportable compensation and $15,966 in other compensation

KAREN MICHELE WEBSTER, M.D. , physician earned $167,485 in reportable compensation and $9,847 in other compensation

Richard Fischer, assoc. medical director earned $163,156 working 20 hours in reportable compensation and $8,751 in other compensation

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Jesse Joplin earned $260,856 for “medical services”

RONALD BERMAN, M.D. earned $149,545 for “Medical services”

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Here is the real kicker- the JANITOR also makes a 6 Digit Salary:

According to a Planned Parenthood Mar Monte 2009 990 report: Darris Gooding earned $104,481 for “Janitorial Services” and $118,435 in 2008

Dr. David H Orenstein made $153,913 in 2010 working for Planned Parenthood Arizona

CEO Bryan Howard took home $202,402 that same year

Deshawn Taylor VP Medical Services raked in $204,943

Patricia Caldwell COO made $100,282

Rachel Chanes made $90,447

CFO Deborah Budnick made $109,746 in 2009

2008 CFO David Richardson took home $ 75,457

Under the Name Planned Parenthood of Central and Northern Arizona , according to 2005 990’s

Physician Celeste Mendez made $$89,624

And Physicians under Penguin Services Trust made $231,080 while Physicians under Three Dog Surgical made $165,705

Pat Levin , VP Of medical Services Made $104,103

In 2004 Beth Meyer made $88,263 as VP of External Affairs

Similar salaries were made each year ( See here)

According to Planned Parenthood Mohawk Hudson’s 990 report for 2010

Paul Drisgula CEO / PRESIDENT Took home $92,948 in Reportable Compensation plus $6301 in other compensation

Margaret Roberts CEO / Co-President made $95,882 in reportable compensation plus $ $2856 in other compensation

Marc Heller, MDMedical Director $78,515 in reportable compensation plus $6623 in other compensation

Listed as licensed by the State of New York is a Doctor Marc E Heller and Marc Elliot Heller with the same license number of 122543

Also listed as DISCIPLINED by the state of New York is a Elliot M Heller with License #158614 – they do not appear to be the same physicians according to license numbers issued.

John Dewey– Clinical Physician $103875 in reportable compensation plus $174 in other compensation

Jill June is the president and CEO of Planned Parenthood of the Heartland

According to a 2008 Planned Parenthood 990: Jill June took home $142,518 dollars in reportable compensation

Penelope A Dickey ,VP Patient Services raked in $119,288 dollars in reportable compensation

DENNIS RCARNEY ,VP OF FINANCE raked in $96,532 dollars in reportable compensation

THOMAS ROSS , PHYSICIAN raked in $114,491 dollars in reportable compensation

SUSAN HASKELL , PHYSICIAN raked in $128,116 dollars in reportable compensation

In 2007, Michael S. King at took home a whopping $287,059 plus $8612.00 in benefits as Medical Director of Planned Parenthood in Indiana those salary figures continued thru 2010 – (Video of picketers at King’s home)

Dr. Marshall D. Levine of Chicago, Ill. took home $90,435 as a Medical Consultant of Planned Parenthood in Indiana

President and CEO Betty Cockrum made $154,327 plus $3893.00 in benefits

Connie Molland VP of Finance made $86,373 plus $2395 in benefits

Liz Carroll VP of Medical Services made $86,386 plus $2592 in benefits

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Planned Parenthood of Central North Carolina founding CEO Janet Colm, makes the BIG bucks from tax funded Planned Parenthood. Not a bad gig especially when you consider we, the tax payers are funding Planned Parenthood clinics all over the nation and they are paying their staff with six digit salaries !

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According to a 2008 990 on file: for her 37.50 weekly hours, Colm earned $121,295 plus $11,859 in other compensation. and $132,678 in 2009

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Charles Monteith, MD , Medical Director of Planned Parenthood of Central North Carolina raked in $151,108 that same year, and in 2009 $173,292 and in 2010 Dr. Monteith took home $184,635

According to a 2010 Planned Parenthood of North Texas 990:

James T Roderick CEO Resigned took home a whopping $274,037

Patricia Leger VP Of medical Services took home $ 114,992 plus $ 27,825 in other compensation

Lynn Marrable took home a total of 160,118

Kathryn Allen , SVP COmm Director took home $122,283 plus $26,431 in other compensation

Betty Meis SVP Finance, took home $125,187 plus $13,769 in other compensation

Similiar salaries were earned in 2009, 2008 , 2007 , 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, and 2001

Planned Parenthood of Lubbock was lucky – they only paid their under $100,000 year after year after year according to their 990’s , which is a good thing because he turned out to be a CREEPER !

LUBBOCK, TEXAS — The Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA) has fired the President and CEO of their Lubbock, Texas branch, following an arrest for indecent exposure.

Tony Ray Thornton, 56, allegedly exposed himself to another adult male on Monday afternoon at the MacKenzie Park baseball field, according to a police report .

Patricio Gonzalez of PLANNED PARENTHOOD ASSOC OF HIDALGO COUNTY TX INC MISSION UNIT, took home $149,440

According to a 2009 PLANNED PARENTHOOD GULF COAST INC 990:

Peter J Durkin CEO, took home $197,860 plus $15,597 compensation from related organizations plus $14,756 in other compensation

Malaney Linton COO made $705,726, plus $62,524 compensation from related organizations plus $12,239 in other compensation

Robin Howard VP Development made $92,895 plus $14,285 compensation from related organizations plus $4692 in other compensation

Laurilynn McGill made $93,193 plus $15,183 compensation from related organizations plus $10,836 in other compensation

Jeffrey l Palmer CFO made $95,577 plus $42,320 compensation from related organizations plus $12,011 in other compensation

Cynthia Grant VP Development made $119,707 $5457 in other compensation

Bonnie Smith VP Medical Services made $82,184 plus $26,979 compensation from related organizations plus $10,672 in other compensation

Year after year after year ( Here)

According to a 2008, report by PLANNED PARENTHOOD OF WEST AND NORTHERN MICHIGAN INC

S KATHERINE HUMPHREY , CEO, $130,860 + $17,289 in other compensation

DIANE BRADY ,COO $91,909 plus $13,460 in other compensation

JANIS LUNQUIST ,VP $78,804 plus $ 10,820 in other compensation

Similar salaries were filed in 2010 and 2007 2006

According to a 2010 990 Report by Planned Parenthood which does not list Vince Hall, but does show the 6 digit salaries paid to the following staff:

Leonard Dodson CFO made $201,974 plus $5075 in other compensation

Darrah Johnson President and CEO $274,654 plus $ 1,700 in other compensation

Kate ( Katharine) Sheehan Medical Director $312,509 plus $ 4988 in other compensation

David Priver took in $105,850 for his medical services (Offices)

Martin Roitman took home $105,525 for his medical services

Keith Limberg VP $186,510 plus $10,997 in other compensation

Angela Reed VP $174,720 plus $11,328 in other compensation

Nancy Sasaki VP $188,179 plus $7570 in other compensation

Son Nguyen Assoc Medical Director $296,635 plus $12,396 in other compensation

Thomas Moran Assoc Medical Director $253,916 plus $10,154 in other compensation

According to a 2010 990 released by Planned Parenthood of the Pacific Southwest

Leonard Dodson took home $186,974 in base compensation $15,000 in bonus incentive compensation $5075 in non taxable benefits for a whopping $207,049 salary

Darrah Johnson took home $243,654 in base compensation $25,000 in bonus incentive compensation $6000 in other reportable compensation $19,700 in non taxable benefits for a whopping $294,354 salary

Kate Sheehan took home $166,260 in base compensation $146,249 in other reportable compensation $4988 in non taxable benefits for a whopping $317,497 salary

Keith Limberg took home $182,510 in base compensation $4000 in bonus compensation $10,997 in non taxable benefits for a whopping $197,507 salary

Amgela Reed took home $174,720 in base compensation $11,328 in non taxable benefits for a whopping $186,048 salary

Nancy Sasaki took home $180’418 in base compensation $5000 in bonus incentives $2761 in other reportable compensation $7570 in non taxable benefits for a whopping $195,749 salary

Son Nguysen took home $22,169 in base compensation $69,466 in other reportable compensation $12,398 in non taxable benefits for a whopping $309,031 salary

Thomas Moran took home $249,185 in base compensation $4731 in other reportable compensation $10,154 in non taxable benefits for a whopping $264,070 salary

In 2011- the TOTAL CONTRIBUTIONS for Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains was $ 3,739,003

A 2008 990 from Planned Parenthood reveals the following:

Vicky Cowart, president and CEO took in a whopping $217,701 in base compensation plus $30, 525 in bonus and incentive compensation , $7447.00 in deferred compensation, $8401.00 in nontaxable benefits – for a grand total of $264,077

John Duffy CFO of Finance took in $128,752 plus $8854 in other compensation

Gail Kelley COO/ Senior VP took in $138,401 plus $5123 in other compensation

Jodell Allen Physician took in $171,853 in base compensation , $5153.00 in deferred compensation, $4809.00 in nontaxable benefits, for a grand total of $181,818

Savita Ginde worked on 20 hours a week as Medical Director to earn $253,503 in base compensation $7605.00 in deferred compensation $5153.00 in nontaxable benefits, for a grand total of $266,251


Planned Parenthood of New York City : Officers six digit salaries as reported on their 2009 990 tax form:

Joan Malin – made $229,064

Maureen E. Paul made $327,061

Louis K. Corso made $173,423

Gerald Zupnik made $257,929

Gillian Dean made $156,912

Anne M. Robinson made $168,767

What does Tax Dollars get Planned Parenthood of Illinois

Six Digit Pay Checks !!!! Paid for by you and me, according to their 2008 990 tax form.

Medical Director Caroline Hoke made $313,895

CEO Steve Trombley made $304,220 plus $58,000 bonus income = $362,220

Physician Jennifer Brown made $155,330

Physician Darwin Jackson made $111,525

CFO Cheryl Harris made $120,324

VP of development made $119,915

VP of clinic operations Julie Rabinovitz made $116,748

Assoc. Medical Director Kai Tao made $109,725


According to the report, the average hours they all worked was only 35 hours per week for their FAT CAT RICH SIX DIGIT PLANNED PARENTHOOD SALARIES !

According to the 2007 990 tax report filed by Mid-Hudson Valley Planned Parenthood , their execs are smiling because they raked in thousands in salaries off the backs of taxpayers like you and me:

President and CEO Claire Coleman made $154,437

Physician Raymond Burnett-Biglane made $104,749

VP Patient Services Kyra Carr made $93,426

VP Development Anne Matsui made $86,775

VP Finance Yvonne Van Tassel made $86,775

Planned Parenthood of New York City : Officers six digit salaries as reported on their 2009 990 tax form:

Joan Malin – CEO- made $229,064 and $258,019 in 2010

DOCTOR Maureen E. Paul – Chief Medical Officer – made $327,061 and $347,628 in 2010

Louis K. Corso made $173,423

Gerald Zupnik made $257,929

Gillian Dean – Assoc Medical Director- made $156,912 and $208,691 in 2010

Anne M. Robinson- VP Clinical Services- made $168,767 and $197,980 in 2010

Jonathan Segal took home $192,120 in 2010

Louis Corso- VP Development- took home $188,515 in 2010

Robin Fins- VP HR- took home $161,802 in 2010

In 2002, Doctor M. MOMTAZ made $310,064 plus $72.617 in benefits

In 2002, Doctor Gerald Zupnick $202,210 plus $47,358 in benefits

In 2002, DOCTOR Ahmed M Fahmy took home $167,444 plus $39,215 in benefits

Theresa C Westcott – Sr. VP and CFO- made $162,508 plus $38,059 in benefits In 2002

Lucille C Atkin VP Int’l – made $ 145,561 plus $ 34,090 in benefits In 2002

And Similar salaries in 2004 2005, 2006 2007 , 2008

Barbara Zdravecky CEO of Planned Parenthood of Central Florida is so concerned for women she raked in a comfortable $160,340 in salary plus $14,525 in retirement benefits plus $9074 in non taxable for a total compensation of $183,939 – according to a 2009 990 tax report filed.

CFO Pauline Parrish took home $93,248 in salary and benefits that same year.

Dr. Phillip Waterman earned $251,121 and Dr Edwin Ortiz earned $119,036. From the abortion giant.

Dr. Waterman has a Discipline Cases on file with the Florida Board of Medicine:

1 record(s) found.
Name License Profession City State Case # Action Taken
WATERMAN, PHILIP F 33129 Medical Doctor CAPE CORAL FL 199310435 Obligations Imposed

As well as New York State – (READ HERE)

In previous years Jan Chester earned $95,164, Cheryl Grantham earned $73,582 and Sharon C Rogers $63, 656.

According to a 2008 Planned Parenthood of Orange and San Bernardino 990- several employees of the tax funded organization rakes in 6 digit salaries:

CEO Jon Dunn $270.529 plus $10,000 in bonus and incentive compensation and $25,242 in non-taxable benefits for a grand total of $305,177

Stephanie Knight SVP-CA was paid $145,154 plus $16,116 in non-taxable benefits for a grand total of $161,270

Nancy Dudley SVP-SD was paid $162,189 plus $14,741 in non-taxable benefits for a grand total of $176,930

Dan Seargeant , SVP-Finance was paid $133,770

Scott Marshall, SVP-HR was paid $131,453 plus $14,099 in other compensation

Mary Sedo, Clinician was paid $110,619 plus $12,599 in other compensation

Robert Armenta , VP-PA was paid $101,146 plus $11,946 in other compensation

Qin Zhao , Clinician was paid $104,340 plus $8,446 in other compensation

According to a 2009, Planned Parenthood of Washington 990

Nora Kirschner, MD is on the Board of Planned Parenthood of Central Washington

Elizabeth Wise, MD is on the Board of Planned Parenthood of Central Washington

Karl Eastlund was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Planned Parenthood of Greater Washington and North Idaho in November of 2011 after serving for five months in the interim position.Karl joined Planned Parenthood in 2003 as the Chief Financial Officer and quickly became the organizations Chief Operating Officer.

According to a 2009, 990 filed by Planned Parenthood of Central Washington, Eastlund made $100,648 base compensation , $5,000 in Bonus and incentive pay,$3,408 in retirement and other compensation, $5654 in non-taxable benefits, for a grand total of $114,710. Eastlund only worked on average 37.50 hours per week for that salary.

Former CEOs Anna Franks received $212,513 from the tax funded Planned Parenthood and Medical Director Sara Cate was paid $145,683

Planned Parenthood of Central Washington has now become Planned Parenthood of Greater Washington and North Idaho and given the salary of their previous CEO Anna Franks, it is expected that Eastlund will earn well over $200,000 from the TAX FUNDED organization.

CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER MARYANA ISKANDER received $245,814 from Planned Parenthood and $23,696 in estimated compensations

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in 2012, Debby D’Arcangelo was named the new president and CEO of the Planned Parenthood Association of the Mercer Area.

In 2009, Planned Parenthood of Mercer County paid their President and CEO Xan Blake $$129,315 annually to work an average of 35 hours per week according to their 990 on file with the IRS. In addition, the CEO received $6357.00 in other compensation for a total pay of $135,672.00.

Allison Howe the VP of Health Services raked in $79,933.00 for her 35 hours of work each week and was additionally compensated $2398.00.

Elizabeth Dumont Planned Parenthood’s VP of Finance got a whopping $77,758.00 and a compensation of $2,333.00 for her 35 hours of work each week.

According to a 2009 Annual 990 report:

Heather Saunders Estes, CEO, earned $222,630 in total compensation

Thomas J Marx, CFO, earned $155,868

Jeffrey Waldman,MD Chief Medical Officer, earned $208,293

Eugene Boyette earned $119,857 as VP of IT

Stacy Gardner as VP of Development earned $131,948

Mitzi Sales, VP External Affairs, earned $135,194

Leslie Barron-Johnson, VP Client Services, earned $135,308

Officers
Chair: katie Ricklefs
vice Chair: Stacey Bressler
Secretary: Suzanne Narducci
treasurer: duanne kromm

Members
Stephanie Bonham
Louis P. Bucklin, Ph.d.
Jennifer Z. Clauson
Norman A. Constantine, Ph.d.
Alicia Faugier
david Husch
ed Matovcik
Honoré Mcilhattan
Melinda Mendelson
Natalia Mejia
Chris Sorensen
Sue Wollack
President/CeO
Heather Saunders estes MSW, MPA

Medical Director
Jeffrey M. Waldman, Md
Psychiatric Consultant
Gary Nye, Md

According to a 2008 Planned Parenthood 990:

CHRIS CHARBONNEAU, PRESIDENT/CEO earned $259,259 in reportable compensation and $13,905 in other compensation

MARY GRINNELL, CFO earned $171,073 in reportable compensation and $12,052 in other compensation

LUCILLE K. ARENDT, VP EXTERNAL AFFAIRS earned $154,437 in reportable compensation and $11,519 in other compensation

CAROLE WILLIAMS, VP HUMAN RESOURCES earned $142,387 in reportable compensation and $10,111 in other compensation

STEPHEN MCCALLISTER, VP INFO TECHNOLOGY earned $142,387 in reportable compensation and $11,046 in other compensation

ANNA KAMINSKI, ASSOC MEDICAL DIR earned $133,193 in reportable compensation and $10,925 in other compensation

CAROLE MILLER, VP OF EDUCATION & TRAINI earned $118,595 in reportable compensation and $3,812 in other compensation

ROBERT CAMPBELL MCINTYRE, MEDICAL DIRECTOR earned $253,748 in reportable compensation and $13,905 in other compensation

MARIANNE TWYMAN, PHYSICIAN earned $111,351 in reportable compensation and $5,310 in other compensation

VICTORIA FLETCHER, DIR CLINICIAN SERVICES 107,566 in reportable compensation and $8,772 in other compensation

OFFICERS EARNED 6 Digits as well:

CHRIS CHARBONNEAU $259,259 in base compensation $6,900 deferred compensation $ 7,005 on taxable benefits for a total of $273,164

MICHAEL ROMO total $229,466

MARY GRINNELL Total $183,125

LUCILLE K. ARENDT Total $165,956

CAROLE WILLIAMS Total $ 152,498

STEPHEN MCCALLISTER Total $153,433

ROBERT CAMPBELL MCINTYRE Total $267,653

These figures do not account for each Planned Parenthood director – there are over 800 locations, making six digits in many cases as welll….

Planned Parenthood Federation of America’s Web site shows that it performed 332,278 abortions in 2009, up 8,270 from 2008. Why should the taxpayer be forced to fund abortion?

Planned Parenthood also PROFITED $64 million dollars in that same year ! Why do they need you and I to fund them?

But, Planned Parenthood’s profits are politicians gains. Just look at this analysis from Open Secrets which monitors 501C3 organizations and how they distribute and collect their funding:

The organization’s political action committee, for example, donated more than $148,000 to federal candidates — almost all Democrats –– during the 2010 election cycle. The PAC spent more than $443,000 overall.

Planned Parenthood also recorded $905,796 in independent expenditures during the 2010 cycle — money spent in support of, or in opposition to, federal political candidates, largely through advertisements. The top beneficiaries of this money were Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) and Patty Murray (D-Wash.).

In 2010 alone, Planned Parenthood and a California affiliate together spent more than $700,000 on federal lobbying efforts, a Center for Responsive Politics analysis of federal lobbying records finds. By comparison, all other organizations that primarily advocate for abortion rights collectively spent $247,280 on federal lobbying efforts during the same period.

So, not only does taxpayer money make Planned Parenthood officials RICH FAT CATS, they also expand the coffers of the politicians who support them- see how the cycle works?
Planned Parenthood also PROFITED $64 million dollars in that same year ! Why do they need you and I to fund them?

Just how is Planned Parenthood spending YOUR money ???

They are building MEGA Centers around the country which are muti-million dollars abortion clinics:

This year ( 2012) Planned Parenthood just spent $35 MILLION Dollars on a NEW Facility in New York- was that necessary?

In 2010, in Oregon alone- Planned Parenthood spent $12.5 Million Dollars on a Headquarters there ( Read here )

Planned Parenthood of North Texas has broken ground in southwest Fort Worth, Texas on a $6.5 million health center and administrative office. According to its website, the planned 19,000 square foot complex will be triple the size of the facility it is replacing.

Construction has begun on Planned Parenthood Greater Memphis Region’s new health center at 2430 Poplar Avenue in Midtown Memphis

$2 Million Dollars: 2012- Planned Parenthood plans to open its first health center in the Victor Valley by the end of the year on Park Avenue, next to the Coco’s Bakery. The site was built in the ’80s to house Chuck E. Cheese’s and was last used in 2006 as a furniture store.
A Victorville zoning administrator approved the site plan for the $2.2 million project in early May, since the medical office is a permitted use in that area and the project meets all city codes. The site plan calls for minor exterior improvements and parking lot alterations to the existing 10,000-square-foot building.

$2.3 Million: 2012- Planned Parenthood of Illinois’ Teen Awareness Group helped kick off the remodel of the Planned Parenthood health center at 302 E. Stoughton St.
According to a press release, the budget for the remodel is $2.3 million.

In June of 2012, a builder informed pro-lifer Terri Palmquist of the construction of the new Planned Parenthood “mega” abortion center planned for Bakersfield, CA— over 10,000 square feet — a few blocks west of Mercy Hospital, across the street from a residential area. The new location is about a block west of the existing Planned Parenthood office, where abortions have apparently never been committed, although abortion referrals have frequently occurred.

Planned Parenthood is building a 13,000+ sq. ft. facility in Virginia Beach (515 Newtown Rd.)

$2.3 Million: 2010- Planned Parenthood is preparing to start a $2.3 million building project to expand its services and client base in Champaign.
Beth Kanter, Planned Parenthood spokeswoman, said the organization is planning a complete remodeling of its Champaign facility at 302 E. Stoughton St. and has raised more than half the money needed to pay for it.

Construction is moving forward on the new Planned Parenthood facility in the Glenwood community between Eugene and Springfield.

$1.69 Million– ALBANY, NY -September 13, 2010, Upper Hudson Planned Parenthood opens the doors at its new Albany health care center and administrative offices at 855 Central Avenue. The new facility takes up the entire third floor of the three story building, located between CVS and Orange Ford across from the Hannaford Plaza on Central Avenue. In addition to the Albany health center, the facility includes a large conference room, a library, and a “Teen room”, as well as administrative and education offices. “We now have 18,000 square feet of completely renovated space explained UHPP President/CEO Patricia McGeown. The total cost $1.692 million cost .

In 2011, Planned Parenthood Arizona opened a new 1,982- square-foot medical facility.


Months after Planned Parenthood paid $733,151 cash for a 17,050 sq ft unfinished shell in Auburn Hills, Michigan, it stands empty as a neighboring hotel owner continues to battle the abortion giant in court, claiming a deed restriction prevents the structure from being used as an abortion mill.

PPLM’s Central Massachusetts 11,000 square feet Center at 470 Pleasant Street in Worcester!

Upper Hudson Planned Parenthood announced the conclusion of a state-of-the-art facility at 855 Central Ave.The new clinic occupies 18,000 square feet of completely renovated space

Concord-based Planned Parenthood Shasta Pacific has expanded from the East Bay after the national Planned Parenthood Federation canceled its affiliation with the former Planned Parenthood Golden Gate last September due to a host of financial and administrative problems. The Shasta Pacific affiliate’s new clinic is opening in a 1,600-square-foot space at 141 Camino Alto, a medical office building across from Mill Valley Middle School that also includes two dental practices, an orthodontist and a prosthodontist.

On May 11th, 2010, Planned Parenthood opened its 76,000 square foot facility at 4600 Gulf Freeway.

Planned Parenthood of MN, ND, and SD is building a 46,000 sq. ft., 3-story mega-mill in an industrial park….

Some argue that Planned Parenthood is a “good” organization despite the fact that they were founded by a RACIST KLAN speaker who was so connected with the Eugenics Movement that many of her Planned Parenthood board members were Eugenics members as well. Eugenics is the movement that forcefully sterilized thousands of Blacks in the US and Planned Parenthood’s founder, Margaret Sanger agreed with that ideology. For more on that history watch the documentary film: Maafa21

While Planned Parenthood touts itself as an organization dedicated to women’s reproductive health, more than one-third of the executives surveyed in the new report (36%) are men and only 12 percent of them have any health background while 11 percent have some sort of political background.

The report also surveyed the salaries of the top employees of the abortion business, which maintains its headquarters in new York City. The report shows Planned Parenthood president Cecile Richards and her chief lieutenants are paid well.

Top salaries at the Planned Parenthood’s national office, according to the PPFA Federal Form 990 for the year ending June 30, 2010 are:

President Cecile Richards $353,819
Chief Operating Officer Maryana Iskander $288,886
Chief Financial Officer Maria Acosta $263,443
VP of Medical Affairs Vanessa Cullins $257,115
VP of General Counsel Barbara Otten $251,379
VP of Public Policy Laurie Rubiner $248,438
VP of Operations Karen Ruffatto $247,932
VP of Affiliates Lisa David $245,322

UPDATE : 2010 Report
1. PP North Texas, Dallas, TX (salary of previous CEO) $324,381
2. PP Mar Monte, San Jose, CA (Linda Williams) $315,950
3. PP Illinois, Chicago, IL (salary of previous CEO) $302,014
4. PP Hudson Peconic, Hawthorne, NY (Reina Schiffrin) $296,908
5. PP Northern New England, Williston,VT (Steve Trombley) $292,297
6. PP Orange & San Bernadino, Orange, CA (Joe Dunn) $278,871
7. PP Treasure Coast, West Palm Beach, FL (Lillian Tamayo) $275,238
8. PP MN, SD & ND, St. Paul, MN (Sarah Stoesz) $268,710
9. PP Heartland, Des Moines, IA (Jill June) $265,389
10. PP Southern New England, New Haven, CT (Judy Tabar) $264,766
11. PP Great Northwest, Seattle, WA (Chris Charbonneau) $259,405
12. PP League of MA, Boston, MA (Dianne Luby) $256,474

Additional information here

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