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IRS tax deduction to parents who kill child with abortion but not stillborn

Posted in IRS with tags , , , , , , , , , , on March 31, 2015 by saynsumthn

Did you know that you can get a tax deduction for killing your own child?

H/T to my friend Ryan Bomberger over at The Radiance Foundation who tweeted this IRS list of items you can include in medical expense deductions which includes abortion:

IRS abortion deduction

The exemption is listed under the IRS Publication 502, subtitled, “What are medical expenses”

There is just one catch, according to Table 21-1. Medical and Dental Expenses Checklist the abortion must be a legal abortion.

Ironically enough, although you can claim abortion as a tax deduction, IRS Publication 501 forbids parents from claiming a stillborn child on their taxes for exemptions.

IRS STillborn Birth

So, in other words you can receive a tax deduction if you kill the child in the womb. But, if the child is stillborn – no deduction for you.

The abortion deduction has been on IRS Publication 502 since 1994.

However, the deduction dates all the way back to 1974 as this February 26th Lakeland Ledger IRS help column states:

1974 IRS Abortion deduction

Legal abortion deductible 1974

Strangely enough, it may date back even further.

Uncle Sam sees your privates? Creepy ads discourages enrollment in ObamaCare

Posted in ObamaCare with tags , , , , , , , , on September 19, 2013 by saynsumthn

Creepy Opt Out Ad

In the first Generation Opportunity video, a young woman who has just signed up for an insurance exchange under Obamacare is shown visiting an OB/GYN. A nurse guides her into a hospital room, where she changes into a flimsy gown and inserts her legs into a set of stirrups. The nurse leaves right before Creepy Uncle Sam emerges to examine her. “Don’t let government play doctor,” flashes the text on the screen as the woman screams over the sound of haunting circus-like music. The ad closes with a shot of Creepy Uncle Sam staring straight into the camera clinching a speculum.

Creepy ObamaCare Speculum

OptOut

In another video that uses the same premise, a young man visits a hospital and is told to curl up on the bed in the examination room. Just like the other ad, Creepy Uncle Sam appears out of nowhere and snaps on a pair of latex gloves for what is assumed to be a prostate exam.

Creepy ObamaCare 2

Creepy ObamaCare Glove

According to Yahoo News, Generation Opportunity plans to spend up to $750,000 on the messaging push and tour, which extends through the fall. The group hasn’t announced the list of the college towns where it plans to visit, but organizers said the schedule will in part be based on areas where Enroll America workers and volunteers have a strong presence.

The campaign is one part of a larger network of conservative groups that are shifting attention away from the battle in Washington to the ground game in the states. In one recently announced campaign, the tea party-organizing group FreedomWorks called on its activists to “burn your Obamacare card.” (The act is symbolic more than it is literal, of course, since there isn’t any such card.) Another group, Americans for Prosperity, plans to host events at sporting events, festivals and town fairs around the country to urge people away from the exchanges.