Now that Texas Gov. Rick Perry is out of the national spotlight, it’s back to business as usual in Texas. Last week Perry appointed John Walker More… to the Board of Regents for the Texas Tech University System. With this appointment Perry continues his long tradition of appointing campaign donors to
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Leading donors to Karl Rove-aligned super PAC American Crossroads also contributed big to a pro-Rick Perry super PAC. Make Us Great Again, the group once hoping to usher in a Perry presidency, is shown to have received more than $5.5 million as of the Jan. 31 filing deadline, according to More…
As The American Independent has reported, Texas’ six-year-old Alternatives to Abortion program has consistently received increases in state funding, while organizations that provide reproductive-health and family-planning services for the uninsured has steadily decreased. This year, the state Legislature did more than cut family-planning funding More…, however. It also cut billions
With presidential hopeful Texas Gov. Rick Perry’s blessing, as of this month, Texas women’s health clinics and hospitals that provide medical and reproductive health services to low-income, uninsured women across the state have collectively lost approximately $74 million in state funding More…. Meanwhile, a state network of crisis pregnancy
Planned Parenthood Action Fund, the lobbying arm of Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA), has launched a campaign More… targeting Texas Gov. Rick Perry, who has been pegged by many media outlets as the current leader in the race for the Republican nomination for the 2012 presidential election.
Former manager of defunded Planned Parenthood clinic now giving speeches on her ‘pro-life conversion’
Two years after Abby Johnson, the former director of a Planned Parenthood clinic in Bryan, Texas, abruptly quit her job and began protesting abortion rights (and profiting heavily from it), another former Planned Parenthood worker has recently begun accepting speaking gigs to denounce abortion, according to LifeNews.com More….
Texas Gov. Rick Perry — currently in the lead, according to Gallup, to be the Republican nominee for president in 2012 — signed (PDF) on Wednesday the Susan B. Anthony List’s controversial anti-abortion pledge. More …