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10 October 2010

Two Georgia Congressmen Sign Pledge to Defund Abortion

Saturday, a website sponsored by the pro-life organization Common Sense Issues, Inc., announced that Congressmen Tom Price and Lynn Westmoreland signed a pledge promising to support no taxpayer funding of abortions.

The pledge, featured at, reads in part:

I will: ONE, oppose any and all, direct and indirect funding with taxpayer dollars of any organization that provides abortions or funds organizations that provide abortions, including Planned Parenthood. TWO, I will propose elimination of existing taxpayer funding of abortion providers and groups that fund abortion providers, either directly or indirectly, including Planned Parenthood.

Candidates in 23 states have signed the "no taxpayer funding of abortions" pledge.