George Bush's Daughter Is Speaking In Support Of Planned Parenthood

Proving a pro-choice apple can fall far from the pro-life tree...

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George Bush was the pro-life President that pushed a 'culture of life' repeatedly.

He, like every Republican President since Reagan, reinstated the Mexico City (global gag) ruling in the first days of his Presidency.

He also, in the Republican spirit, was against late-term abortions and eventually banned them.

Having said that, Bush was relatively moderate compared to others.

Namely, his brother Jed Bush, who thought that there should be no exceptions, whereas George was clear in debate, and action, that in the case of rape, incest, and if the mother's life was in danger, abortion was a viable option.

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He also indirectly increased funding to Planned Parenthood through Title X in 2007.

It was a '$16.8 million increase from the previous year' according to Planned Parenthood.

Only 3% of Planned Parenthood's services include terminations, and, according to Politico,the organisation was prohibited from using public money to carry-out terminations, but nonetheless, the money supported the organisation.

Well, George Bush's daughter, Barbara (named after his mother) Pierce Bush doesn't identify as a Republican, nor does she identify as pro-life.

In fact, it seems she's quite the opposite.

Barbara, like her mother, has always been more liberal than George. She publicly joined forces with the Human Rights Campaign and spoke out about supporting same-sex marriage.

And last summer, The New York Times ran a feature about a conversation between Barbara and Planned Parenthood's president Cecile Richards, in which Barbara called the company an, 'exceptional organisation.'.

Barbara, Laura, George & Jenna Bush

Next week Planned Parenthood will be holding the Fort Worth Annual Luncheon, and Barbara will be the keynote speaker.

The website states, 'Barbara Bush is CEO and co-founder of Global Health Corps, an organization that mobilizes a global community of young leaders to build the movement for health equity.'

Tickets go from $150 to $20,000 and the proceeds go to Planned Parenthood.

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