Pastor Bryan Longworth: Four years ago I stood in front of this council and asked them to defund Planned Parenthood, and I was actually the only one at that point; but, thankfully, Dr Hofstee was there with me and got fired up, and what started was just letting people know and informing people that the Children’s Services Council was funding the largest abortion provider. However, even if you would go back a year ago with all the people that we had that came out, I wouldn’t have said that we’d be standing here today and seeing that Planned Parenthood was defunded; however, I do give glory and honor to God for this victory. I believe that His presence was with us. I also want to recognize the work of … Watch the video here . . . → Read More: Press Conference Video: Children’s Services Council Cut $500,000 Planned Parenthood Tax Funding
This week, a little-known St. Lucie County taxing authority, the Children’s Services Council (CSC), is once again giving consideration to funding abortion giant Planned Parenthood (PP) with local tax dollars. Taxpayers attending this week’s public forum at 8:15am on Sept. 8, can use the crib sheet below to formulate factual comments that can used at the forum which will be held at . . . → Read More: What Would You Say To Someone Who Gives Your Tax Dollars To Planned Parenthood?
St. Lucie Taxpayers Against Planned Parenthood Funding is recruiting fed-up local taxpayers. On Thursday September 8, 2011, the group will picket the Children’s Services Council Taxing Authority (CSC) meeting at 7:30 a.m. The CSC meeting starts at 8:15 am. The CSC has been funding Planned Parenthood (PP) with local tax dollars for many years including $500,000 last fiscal year. Altogether, PP, the largest provider of abortions in the U.S. has benefitted from more than $3 million in local St. Lucie tax dollars. Every year, a portion of St. Lucie residents’ property taxes go to the CSC. The little-known taxing authority can be located on residents’ property tax bill. PP contends that tax dollars are not used directly to fund abortions. However, tax funded programs include graphic sex education youth programs that do not oppose . . . → Read More: Local St. Lucie Tax Dollars May Again Go To Planned Parenthood
Thursday morning, June 9, St. Lucie Taxpayers against Tax Funding of Planned Parenthood will again picket (7:30 a.m.) and speak at the Children’s Services Council (CSC) meeting (8:30 a.m.). As you may know, the CSC has been funding Planned Parenthood with our tax dollars to the tune of over $500,000 per year for a total of more than $3,000,000; however, the CSC is putting the programs out for bid and may defund Planned Parenthood. We suspect there is going to be a huge PP presence . . . → Read More: St. Lucie Taxpayers against Tax Funding of Planned Parenthood Picket CSC Meeting
On behalf of our organization, St. Lucie Taxpayers Against Planned Parenthood Funding, our most heartfelt thanks to all of you who turned out for the picket last Thursday. At the end of the meeting Sean Boyle, the Children’s Services Council’s Executive Director issued a statement which I have attached. The CSC is looking for organizations who can provide alternatives to the Planned Parenthood programs. As a result, we have postponed the planned picket on TD Bank this Friday. . . . → Read More: TD Bank Picket Cancelled, Defund Planned Parenthood
Tomorrow morning, St. Lucie Taxpayers Against Planned Parenthood Funding to announce a new strategy in fighting tax funding of Planned Parenthood. I personally believe that this new strategy will produce results that could possibly aid in keeping your tax dollars from funding Planned Parenthood. In the last few days, I’ve let you know that St. Lucie Taxpayers Against Planned Parenthood Funding is planning . . . → Read More: St. Lucie Taxpayers Against Planned Parenthood Funding to Announce New Strategy
This morning, I conducted an interview with CBS News 12 which will air in tonight’s broadcasts during the 5:00, 6:00, or 7:00 PM hours. CBS News 12 will also be onsite providing live footage of the picket and protest Thursday morning. I urge you to join me in picketing the Children’s Services Council’s meeting this Thursday morning from 7:30 – 8:30 AM and e-mail the Children’s Services Council (CSC) director Sean Boyle. For more details, sample sign language, and sample e-mail verbiage, see Citizens Launch E-mail Blitz and Picket Protesting Tax Funding for Planned Parenthood. . . . → Read More: CBS News 12 to Cover Tax Funding of Planned Parenthood Protest