Monday, June 27, 2016

United Way Affiliates Give $3 Million a Year to Planned Parenthood

Leah Jessen / / /

United Way affiliates provide almost $3 million a year to Planned Parenthood, according to a money-tracking website that examines consumer and political causes.  2nd Vote, a conservative, nonprofit watchdog that tracks corporate spending, conducted what it calls “exhaustive” research of United Way affiliates and their giving to Planned Parenthood.   “Last year, 2nd Vote compiled an exhaustive list of United Way affiliates that helped fund the world’s largest abortion provider, Planned Parenthood,” 2nd Vote spokesman Robert Kuykendall said in a formal statement. “The latest available financial documentation for each of these affiliates indicates that United Way funnels almost $3 million to Planned Parenthood every year.”

United Way Worldwide, based in Alexandria, Virginia, is a nonprofit that focuses on community-based charity...........Last July, 2nd Vote compiled a list of companies and other organizations that directly donate to Planned Parenthood. Adobe, Avon, Exxon Mobil, and Starbucks were on the list, along with United Way.........“No United Way funds are currently used, or have ever been used, to support abortion services,” the United Way spokesman told The Daily Signal..........“Does United Way really expect us to believe that its network of affiliates sends around $3 million every year to the world’s largest abortion provider and then, magically, those dollars have nothing to do with United Way or abortion?” 2nd Vote’s Kuykendall said, adding:............Read More

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