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So says former Planned Parenthood clinic director Abby Johnson in a new advocacy ad from a coalition of pro-life groups intent on exposing what they call the organizations “abortion-driven business model.” The new TV spot notes that Planned Parenthood receives $380 million annually in federal funds and that 98 percent of its outreach is abortion. The groups, which have bought $90,000 in commercial air time, include the Susan B. Anthony List Education Fund, American Values, Catholic Advocate and the Education Fund.

“If this Congress cannot find the moral courage to relieve taxpayers of the burden this scandal-plagued organization places upon them, it is not serious about budget reform,” says Marjorie Dannenfelser, president of the Susan B. Anthony List Education Fund.


To the concerned Beltway reader who called to inquire after the health and well-being of one Bo Obama, the White House dog: According to a patient and indulgent source familiar with Bo and maybe even his brand of kibble and grooming secrets, the Portuguese water spaniel is fine, enjoying life and padding around the White House at his leisure.


• 60 percent of Americans say U.S. involvement in Libya “will last for sometime.”

• 33 percent say it “will be over pretty quickly.”

• 50 percent say the U.S. and its allies do not have a “clear goal in Libya.”

• 52 percent of Republicans and 42 percent of Democrats agree.

• 47 percent say U.S. air strikes in Libya were the right decision.

• 54 percent of Republicans and 49 percent of Democrats agree.

• 46 percent overall say the U.S. and its allies should remove Moammar Gadhafi from power

• 43 percent say the U.S. and allies should only “protect citizens.”

• 35 percent say the U.S. is “leading military action.”

Source: A Pew Research Center for the People & the Press survey of 1,002 adults conducted March 24-27.

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