Federal authorities are taking a stand to kill a bill that would
essentially defund Planned Parenthood in Arizona.
Former Colorado Congresswoman Marilyn
Musgrave, who is now with the Susan B. Anthony List, explains that the
approved law sends the money to facilities that provide
comprehensive healthcare that does not include abortion.
"The Department of Justice wants to go after Arizonans who want
to get out of the abortion business," she says. "The Department of
Justice [is] entering into the lawsuit after the passage of the
Whole Woman's Health [Funding Priority] Act (HB 2800) that passed
and was signed into law in May, making sure that the people in
Arizona were not caught up in the abortion business with their tax
Planned Parenthood is not disqualified by the bill, but the
dollars are prioritized for medical facilities that do not do
"Abortion is not healthcare," Musgrave asserts. "Women need
comprehensive healthcare, and that's what this legislation was all
about, plus getting people in Arizona out of the abortion
The SBA List spokesperson concludes that the federal
government's attempt to intervene in the lawsuit and kill HB
2800 is just further proof that President Obama is the
most pro-abortion president in U.S. history.