Taking the Fight to Planned Parenthood

Released today:

The Alliance Defense Fund Tuesday officially made public its report to Congress identifying waste, abuse, and potential fraud by Planned Parenthood affiliates across the nation that may amount to multiple millions of dollars in wasted taxpayer money. ADF attorneys prepared the report to aid Congress in its investigation of the abortion giant. The Susan B. Anthony List has partnered with ADF on the effort. “Americans deserve to know if their hard-earned tax money is being funneled to groups that are misusing it,” said ADF Litigation Counsel Catherine Foster. “Planned Parenthood has to play by the same rules as everyone else. It certainly isn’t entitled to a penny of public funds, especially if it is committing Medicaid fraud.”

The October 2011 report states, “In our experience, based on the publicly available audits summarized herein and confirmed by our confidential sources, Planned Parenthood’s primary motivation is to take advantage of ‘overbilling’ opportunities to maximize its revenues in complex, well-funded federal and state programs that are understaffed and rely on the integrity of the provider for program compliance….”

We just watched what Planned Parenthood and its allies did to the Komen Foundation.  Which means?  That people who run the Alliance Defense Fund and the Susan B. Anthony List are now engaged in a display of something very fine, and very rare:

Political courage.