On May 19, the headline read: ‘Planned Parenthood affiliates improperly applied for and received $80 million in coronavirus stimulus funds.’ This is outrageous, and it shows Planned Parenthood’s true colors.
But it gets worse. Last Friday, dozens of Senate Democrats sent a letter to the Treasury Department and Small Business Administration, asking that the clinics be allowed to keep the $80 million they were ‘rightfully given.’
This is a bald-faced lie. In March, Congress passed the CARES Act, which, among other things, offered forgivable loans to small businesses. Congress excluded nonprofits with more than 500 employees from obtaining these loans, which includes abortion giant Planned Parenthood and its 16,000 employees.
A senior administration official explained to Fox News, ‘It’s clear that the abortion industry shouldn’t be able to qualify for those funds, which are desperately needed by small businesses.’ A White House official added, ‘President Trump is committed to ensuring Paycheck Protection Program money is used for saving jobs at small businesses, not getting the government into the business of funding abortion.’
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SOURCE: Charisma News