Planned Parenthood Improperly Claimed $80 Million in Coronavirus-Relief Loans
Yesterday, I wrote a piece for the homepage about how House Democrats are fighting to extend small-business loans to Planned Parenthood in the upcoming round of coronavirus-relief spending. It turns out they neednâ€™t bother, because the abortion corporation has already availed itself of those resources, despite language barring them from applying for the funds.
In earlier iterations of the stimulus legislation, Republicans quashed Democratic efforts to extend funding to Planned Parenthood, inserting language into the bill that prohibits nonprofit groups organized as affiliates â€” a category that includes Planned Parenthoodâ€™s business model â€” from receiving forgivable small-business loans.
But that didnâ€™t stop Planned Parenthood from claiming those small-business loans anyway. According to new reporting, 37 Planned Parenthood affiliates applied for and received a total of $80 million in loans from...