"It may be hard for todayâ€™s young Republicans to believe, but the Republican Party, not the Democratic Party, was the original political partner of Planned Parenthood.
"[N]one other than the godfather of the party's conservative wing â€” the late Senator and presidential candidate Barry Goldwater â€” led the fight to establish a Planned Parenthood chapter in Arizona. At the federal level, a Republican president, Richard Nixon, signed the nationâ€™s first federal family planning bill into law in 1970.
"As governor of California, Reagan signed into law a liberal abortion rights bill which increased legal abortions from 518 in 1967 to over 100,000 in 1968 and opened the floodgates on legalized abortion in California. Bush, as a young Texas congressman, sponsored the nationâ€™s first federal family planning bill."
Ironically, President Obama would eventually borrow Bush's "family planning" -- recoining it as and campaigning on "Women's Health Security" -- and win four more years with an unprecedented female army at his beck-and-call.
The HHS Contraception Mandate is only the next milestone to utterly sever marital love from life.