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Planned Parenthood shows lack of consideration for humanity

Planned Parenthood’s Deborah Nucatola is shown discussing the possibility of obtaining aborted fetal tissue from clinics in Arizona in a video recorded by  by the anti-abortion Center for Medical Progress.

The recent revelations that came from the video posted about Planned Parenthood’s use of the donated tissues of fetuses are sickening. The notion that Planned Parenthood could be selling the tissues acquired from these abortions leaves a bad taste in the mouth. This situation should not be a partisan issue; this is not about pro-life or pro-choice. This is a humanist issue, the selling of tissues is ethically wrong.

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Dehumanizing, not ‘disappointing’

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What has a heart, lungs, liver, kidney, thymus, but not basic human rights? According to Planned Parenthood, preborn children. Like millions of Americans, I was horrified to see a top Planned Parenthood official callously discussing the strategic dismemberment of preborn children for the possible sale of their organs.

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Policy over pizza

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The funding of Arizona’s schools in a way that commits to equity and excellence is one of the most important policy conversations taking place today. Largely due to education reforms Arizona has seen over the last 20 years, we now have some of the best public schools in the country.

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Proposition 104 benefits insiders and special interests at taxpayers’ expense

Light rail train. (Photo courtesy of Valley Metro)

If you only listened to supporters of Proposition 104, it would be difficult to know what the $30 billion transit tax initiative is really about. Even the ballot language written by the city tries to hide the fact that Prop 104 nearly doubles the transit sales tax over the next 35 years, a multibillion dollar tax hike to fund light rail expansion that Phoenix residents can ill afford.

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