Penny Starr
CNS News
Thursday, December 23, 2010

( -Planned Parenthood received $363.2 million in government grants and contracts during its 2008-2009 fiscal year, according to the organization’s annual report. That was up from $349.6 million in FY2007-08.

According to a fact sheet on Planne Parenthood’s Web site, the organization performed 324,008 abortion in calender year 2008. That was up from 305,310 in 2007 and 289,750 in 2006.

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The number of abortions performed by Planned Parenthood in 2006 and 2007 was reported in the group’s 2007-2008 annual report, on page 9. The abortions for 2008 were reported in the fact sheet–”current as of September 2010.” The number was not included in Planned Parenthood’s latest annual report.

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As for the latest annual report, it shows that the Planned Parenthood national organization and its affiliates in all 50 states and U.S. territories had a total in net assets for fiscal year 2008-2009 of $994.7 million, a decrease of $19.6 million from the previous year. (Planned Parenthood’s fiscal year runs from July 1 to June 30.)

Planned Parenthood receives federal tax dollars through Title X of the Public Health Service Act of 1970. The funding is for reproductive health care services, including family planning, and cannot be directly spent on actual abortion procedures except in cases of rape, incest or to preserve the life of the mother.

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