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Although Cecile Richards had argued that women would lose access to healthcare if Planned Parenthood loses its taxpayer funding, women would certainly have access to healthcare if Planned Parenthood is defunded. 677 more words
** It’s bad enough that we have unaccountable agencies and boards with the power to disburse millions of dollars in corporate welfare. It is even more problematic for our legal and governmental systems when elected officials appoint to these entities political cronies with histories of poor judgment and ethical lapses. 1,331 more words
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Corporations are increasingly adopting policies that govern their participation in the political process, acting to voluntarily disclose political contributions and impose restrictions on donations.
The findings come from the 2015 CPA-Zicklin Index of Corporate Political Disclosure and Accountability, released Thursday by the Center for Political Accountability and The Carol and Lawrence Zicklin Center for Business Ethics Research at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
I’ve touched on this issue before, but it’s still bugging me. A number of commentators – most recently, Bethesda Magazine – have suggested, or repeated the suggestion of others, that Kathleen Matthews’ 2014 campaign contribution to odious Missouri Senator Roy Blunt is not only a subject for criticism, but is in fact… 465 more words