Comedian Lizz Winstead is crass, vulgar, pro-abortion and proud of it.
The former “Daily Show” writer now works as an abortion activist for Abortion Access Front, which runs a comedy tour and other events to promote the killing of unborn babies in abortions.
Capital Research Center reports Winstead’s pro-abortion group recently renamed itself Abortion Access Front – sometimes abbreviated to Abortion AF, a crude play on words based on internet slang meaning “as f—”. The group originally started out as the Lady Parts Justice League.
According to its website, the old name “was narrow, alienating, and just plain hurtful to many. I want to apologize to all who felt excluded or othered by it… Let’s be clear: not all ladies have uteruses. And not everyone with a uterus identifies as a lady. Full stop.”
Its comedy event, the Vaginal Mystery Tour, pokes fun at pro-life advocates, or “haters,” for working to protect unborn babies and help women in need, and its “coven of hilarious badass feminists” uses comedy to “normalize” abortion.
“Part USO, part Habitat for Humanity, [my group] travels the country doing comedy and providing aid and comfort to independent clinics in hostile states,” Winstead said in 2018.
She also called herself an “abortion evangelist” while claiming pro-lifers are really anti-choice and pro-choice people are not as boldly supportive of abortion as she would like them to be.
The group has been around since 2016, but it has not been clear who is funding its pro-abortion work.
According to the watchdog organization, the group is funded with dark money.
While the Abortion Access Front appears like a standalone charity, it is actually a project of NEO Philanthropy. As one of NEO Philanthropy’s projects, Abortion Access Front is a drop in the vast ocean that is NEO’s budget. The system of incubation is nothing new. The concept was pioneered by the Tides Foundation in the late 1970s, which spawned the left-wing standbys Natural Resources Defense Council and People for the American Way. What is unique about NEO Philanthropy—a pass-through nonprofit created in the 1980s and funded by foundations on the Left—is that it often takes on these projects without intending to release them. Organizations like Abortion Access Front just work under NEO’s IRS designation and proclaim to be a “bona fide 501(c)(3) nonprofit with funding and employees.” This circumvention of IRS statutes helps hide the donorship to these more radical activists and allows charities like NEO to maintain a positive, more moderate public image.
The Sixteen Thirty Fund, Arabella Advisors and Creative Majority, other dark money groups, helped the pro-abortion group get started as well, according to the report.
Exactly how much money Winstead and her staff have to run Abortion Access Front is not clear, but the abortion industry is not hurting for money. Killing babies is big money, and some of the richest old white men in America also happen to be some of the biggest supporters of abortion. These groups and individuals spend tens of millions of dollars a year on abortion advocacy, rather than using the money to actually help struggling women and children in need.