A Wisconsin branch of Planned Parenthood recently agreed to pay a penalty for failing to disclose election spending on Hillary Clinton and another pro-abortion candidate.
The Washington Free Beacon reports the Federal Election Commission fined Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin for not providing accurate or timely information about money it spent on Clinton and former Sen. Russ Feingold in 2016. Both lost their campaigns, despite strong support from pro-abortion groups.
Planned Parenthood agreed to pay a $5,850 civil penalty in the matter, according to a settlement agreement obtained by the news outlet.
The pro-abortion group spent $116,898 on the two candidates in one quarter of 2016, the report states.
Here’s more from the report:
Planned Parenthood made the expenditure on Aug. 31, 2016, but did not publicly disclose the funds in support of the candidates until it had submitted its October quarterly report to the FEC on Oct. 11—almost two months after they were required to do so.
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The commission later sent the group a Request for Additional Information (RFAI), in which Planned Parenthood claimed ignorance to the requirements in its response to the commission.
“This report is filed in response to an August 4, 2017 letter from the EEC stating that independent expenditures disclosed on our October 2016 Quarterly Report were not disclosed via 48-hour reports when 48-hour reports were required,” Planned Parenthood Wisconsin wrote in a Miscellaneous report filed to the commission on Aug. 31, 2017.
In total, Planned Parenthood spent about $30 million on Clinton and other pro-abortion candidates in 2016. Most of the pro-abortion candidates lost.
Planned Parenthood is the largest abortion chain in America, destroying about 320,000 unborn babies’ lives every year. It also receives about $500 million in tax dollars every year.