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Abortion Facilities Continue To Fund ‘Vote No’ Campaign in Tennessee

by | Oct 30, 2014

yeson194% of Reported Campaign Funds Supplied by Abortion Promoters

Editor’s note. This analysis was provided by “Yes on 1.” The proposed Amendment 1 to the state constitution is intended to neutralize a 2000 pro-abortion ruling by the Tennessee Supreme Court.

As expected, pro-abortion opponents of Amendment 1 continue to draw nearly all their support and funding from the abortion industry itself.

Based on disclosures filed through October 25, the ‘Vote No’ campaign shows just 198 individual donors statewide contributing more than $100 each.  In contrast, 16 abortion facilities in Tennessee and across the country contributed a total $3.5 million dollars of $4.0 million reported raised.  Additionally, ACLU of Tennessee and New York contributed $200,000.

$854,240   Planned Parenthood of Memphis
$800,000   Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest
$749,500   Planned Parenthood of Middle and East Tennessee
$275,000   Planned Parenthood of Orange & San Bernardino Counties
$250,000   Planned Parenthood of Pacific Northwest
$210,000   Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts
$201,200   Planned Parenthood Northern California Action Fund
$135,000   ACLU of New York
$100,000   Planned Parenthood of Southwest & Central Florida
$65,700   ACLU of Tennessee
$50,000   Planned Parenthood Advocates of Mar Monte, California
$32,500   Memphis Center for Reproductive Health
$7,500   Knoxville Center for Reproductive Health
$5,000   Planned Parenthood Affiliates of California
$5,000   Planned Parenthood of Kansas City and Missouri
$1,000   Planned Parenthood of Greater Orlando
$1,000   Planned Parenthood of North Carolina
$1,000   Planned Parenthood, New York
$3,788,640   94% of contributions from abortion profiteers & promoters

The Yes on 1 campaign has reported 1,016 Tennesseans contributing more than $100 for a total of $1,012,268.  The Vote No campaign reported 198 Tennesseans contributing more than $100 for a total of $179,796.

This report proves that Yes on 1 has a grassroots effort from Memphis to Mountain City.  And, at the end of the day, we trust the compassion and common sense of Tennesseans to see through the fear and false claims of the Vote No campaign.

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