Washington D.C., Jan 31, 2019 / 00:13 am America/Denver (CNA).
Following the passing of a New York law legalizing abortion up to the point of birth, pro-life leaders are calling on U.S. President Donald Trump to act on his yet-unfulfilled campaign promise of defunding Planned Parenthood.
“Since Congress will not lead, we are asking you to do so,” the leaders said in their letter.
Signatories of the letter, which was sent on Monday, January 28, included Marjorie Dannenfelser, president of Susan B. Anthony List; Tom McClusky, president of March for Life Action; Kristan Hawkins, president of Students for Life of America; Lila Rose, founder and president of Live Action, and several others.
In the letter, the leaders reminded Trump that one of his campaign promises was: “defunding Planned Parenthood as long as they continue to perform abortions, and reallocating their funding to community health centers that provide comprehensive health care for women.”
“This is a topic important to pro-life voters because we believe it is a true game changer to stopping Planned Parenthood from propping up the abortion industry,” the leaders said in the letter.