Wednesday, October 19, 2022

Philadelphia’s $500K Tax-Funded Abortion Bankroll

 From The Federalist:

While President Biden continues to frame Democrats’ fight over abortion as merely a battle to codify Roe and Casey, state-level liberals, such as Philadelphia Mayor James Kenney, expose the true extremist position of the party. A lawsuit brought by residents of the City of Brotherly Love challenging Philadelphia’s gift of $500,000 in taxpayer dollars to the Abortion Liberation Fund to pay for abortions reveals this reality.

Charles Kuhar Sr. and Theresa Kuhar, two residents of Philadelphia, first filed suit against the city after Kenney announced its intent to contribute half-a-million dollars to the Abortion Liberation Fund — an organization with the express purpose of providing financial assistance to women to pay for abortions. Upon learning that Kenney’s administration had already transferred the cash to the Abortion Liberation Fund, the Kuhars filed an amended complaint, seeking both a rule that the transfer of funds violates the federal Hyde Amendment, the Pennsylvania constitution, and two Pennsylvania statutes, and an order for the taxpayer money to be returned to the city. (Read more.)


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