Rep. Wagner Condemns Awarding Taxpayer-funded Grants to Planned Parenthood

WASHINGTON, D.C.
September 3, 2015

U.S. Congresswoman Ann Wagner (R-Mo.) issued the following statement today in response to the Obama Administration awarding over $1 million in taxpayer funds to Planned Parenthood.

“I find it deplorable that President Obama and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) have awarded Planned Parenthood of Missouri, Iowa and Montana with over $1 million in Obamacare grants,” Rep. Wagner said.

“While the U.S. House of Representatives prepares to investigate Planned Parenthood’s unconscionable activities, CMS is instead planning to deepen our investment in America’s largest abortion provider. Recently released videos have documented Planned Parenthood’s shocking sale of unborn children’s organs, yet President Obama has elected to turn his back on the American people and the unborn.

“I am committed to ending federal funding of Planned Parenthood and I am simply appalled that CMS would award this grant in light of the recent revelations.”

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