GAO to Audit Planned Parenthood, Abortion Providers That Receive Taxpayer Funding
The Government Accountability Office has announced that it will investigate Planned Parenthood's use of taxpayers' dollars amid recent cases against abortion providers that have fraudulently over-billed Medicaid, and other family planning programs.
In February, Reps. Diane Black (R-Tenn.), Pete Olson (R-Texas) and Senator David Vitter (R-La.) were among a group of more than 50 members of Congress who requested a report from the GAO on how taxpayer funding is specifically used by Planned Parenthood and other organizations that perform abortions.
"The federal government providing funding to abortion providers is a serious problem in our nation," said Rep. Black in a statement shared with The Christian Post. "This independent study of how much and for what purpose these dollars are allocated to all abortion providers is necessary for Congress to ensure accountability and oversight. I look forward...