The Obama administration is under fire for a secret grant they made to Planned Parenthood of New England and one group is demanding answers.
The Alliance Defending Freedom has filed a petition with the U.S Supreme Court asking them to decide if the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services can keep public documents pertaining to the grant secret.
The petition comes after the 1st Circuit Court of Appeals determined HHS could withhold the documents and internal discussions on how to depict the grant to the public in February in the case New Hampshire Right to Life v. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
“Americans deserve to know how the government spends their hard-earned tax money and if that money is being funneled to groups that are misusing it,” Michael Tierney, representing New Hampshire Right to Life, said. “The government is withholding documents that are critical in assessing this illegal funding, which the Obama administration granted without state approval or standard protocol.”
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The grant was given to Planned Parenthood after the state of New Hampshire declined to give the group a Title X sub grant in 2011 over concerns that the funds were being used to subsidize it’s abortion business.
Health and Human Services has declined to provide the information because they said it might affect Planned Parenthood’s “competitive position” if it faces a grant competitor in the future.
“Americans are already being forced to fund Planned Parenthood to the tune of more than $500 million in taxpayer dollars annually,” ADF Senior Counsel Casey Mattox said. “Government can at least be transparent about this money. Since Planned Parenthood is already the subject of repeated state and federal audits and whistleblower lawsuits for waste, abuse, and potential fraud of taxpayer dollars, the government should comply with the law and come clean about the funding.”
h/t: Life News.
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