So it's come to this?
Senate Democrats are ready to shut down our government because conservatives in Congress proposed to cut $360 million from Planned Parenthood's annual budget to save our country from economic catastrophe. They will not budge. Harry Reid said the argument between Congress and the President is all about ideology. He's right.
We have an African-American president who is willing to put 800,000 people out of work in the government, who are largely African-American, to protect a $1.2 billion company whose main business is to kill black children!
This is what it comes down to?
Planned Parenthood infiltrates our black neighborhoods with the help of $360 million of our tax dollars every year to make abortion accessible to our most vulnerable citizens. And now we have a President who is protecting this company that lies, cheats, steals and kills. Planned Parenthood is a poster child for corporate welfare and everything else wrong with government today!
With the prospect of government shutdown looming, mainstream Americans are finally hearing what you and I have known for a long time. The ideological divide between the President of the United States and the American people has never been greater. We now have a President who would shut down the government to keep it in the family planning business.
We don't live in Communist China where the value of life is determined by a bureaucrat looking at a spreadsheet. Our American government should have no business in family-planning whatsoever!
So it is about ideology and we're at a crossroads between good and evil. We will not budge.
This is a battle we cannot afford to lose.
Star Parker is president and founder of CURE, the Center for Urban Renewal and Education.