On July 13, pro-life Wisconsin Governor, Scott Walker, officially announced that he would be running for president of the United States. The Governor said in a video announcement, “It’s time to take the successes we have created in Wisconsin and apply them to Washington. It’s time to restore the values that made our nation great.”
He added, “The decision to run comes after much deliberation and many discussions with my family and supporters. Spending time in Iowa, New Hampshire, and South Carolina recently only solidified my belief that America needs bold, principled, and reform-minded leadership now more than ever. If we are going to do this, we are going to do it right. We will need to hit the ground running and build a campaign fund big enough to take on Hillary Clinton or whomever the Democrats nominate.”
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Now Townhall has reported that since Walker’s announcement, someone has purchased the domain, “ReadyForWalker.com” and redirected it to Planned Parenthood’s Action Fund website. Of course, Planned Parenthood has been adamantly opposed to Walker’s pro-life views and has already started speaking against him on their website.
As LifeNews previously reported, in 2011, Walker made Wisconsin the fourth state in the U.S. to cut funding to the abortion business and redirected one-million dollars in state and federal family planning funds away from Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin.
The Legislative Director of Wisconsin Right to Life praised Walker’s efforts to defund Planned Parenthood.
Susan Armacost said, “Governor Walker and the state legislature acted courageously to protect Wisconsin taxpayers from having their tax dollars used to destroy human life. While there is more work to be done to protect taxpayers from paying for abortions, this state budget has greatly improved the situation. On behalf of Wisconsin Right to Life members and supporters throughout the state, we extend our heartfelt thanks to Governor Walker and the legislature.”
Additionally, Walker is calling his state to pass a bill to ban abortions after 20- weeks and protect unborn babies from painful late-term abortions.
In an interview with conservative talk show host Charlie Sykes, he said the following regarding a 20-week ban in Wisconsin: “I think that’s a very rational position not only for those of us who are pro-life, but I think most people who have a rational view on this issue think those who oppose it are fairly extreme on this one.”
Hopefully, now that Planned Parenthood’s top doctor has admitted that the abortion giant sells aborted babies’ body parts, Congress will investigate their illegal activities and pro-abortion presidential candidates who support them will have a lot of explaining to do. For now, pro-life activists should thank politicians like Walker for defunding Planned Parenthood when they had the chance.