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Meet Planned Parenthood’s Billionaire Bankrollers

Abortion conglomerate Planned Parenthood is always crying poverty, suggesting that scores of helpless women will be without their “goods and services” if denied the $500 million in taxpayer funds they receive annually.

Even though all of Hollywood, every major corporation, including Starbucks, gives millions upon millions of dollars per year to the abortion mill, Planned Parenthood expects everyone to believe that the moment President Trump signs a bill stripping them of taxpayer funds, that millions of women will be robbed of vital “healthcare.”

Calling Planned Parenthood out on their hysterical theatrics, the watchdog org 2ndVote is now profiling every major (billionaire) donor the organization relies on.

“The Laura and John Arnold Foundation has donated almost one billion dollars to research since 2011,” reports LifeNews. “The organization is renowned for its focus on evidence-based solutions to public policy problems. Its grants fund projects have funded research on those suffering from mental health, better understanding of gun violence, and bail reform.”

While the Arnolds have the given to both parties, they have mostly pushed the Democratic Party’s death platform. In 2012, they held a $10,000 per person fundraiser in their Houston home for the Obama campaign, according to HuffPo:

Billionaire John Arnold, a former Enron trader and his wife Laura, were slated to host in their Houston home a $10,000-ticket Obama fundraiser to feature Michelle Obama last October (the event was postponed). Arnold describes himself as a libertarian, and his wife Laura identifies as a Democrat. Still, Arnold was one of Obama’s top 2008 donors, a bundler who gave the campaign between $50,000 and $100,000. According to Huffington Post’s FundRace, he has given $35,800 to the Obama Victory Fund 2012.

Both Arnolds have also contributed a few thousand each to Sen. Michael Bennet (D-Colo.) and hundreds of thousands to the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee.

In the past two years, the Arnolds have given millions of dollars to Planned Parenthood and various other pro-abortion groups. See below:

Between 2015 and 2016, the foundation gave approximately $1.5 million to Improving Contraceptive Options Now (ICON), which “explicitly focuses on funding abortion-inducing drugs and devices like the Intra-Uterine Device for teenagers.”