Thirty-seven of Planned Parenthood's affiliates improperly applied for and got $80 million in loans from the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), Fox News reports, and the federal government wants the money back.
The abortion giant's affiliates should have known they were not eligible for the coronavirus relief money, according to the report.
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The story first appeared Tuesday evening on the network's "Tucker Carlson Tonight" program.
The Small Business Administration (SBA) is contacting each Planned Parenthood affiliate involved, the report said, advising that affiliates of organizations with more than 500 employees are not eligible for PPP payouts. Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PFFA) alone has had more than 600 employees.
The nation's largest abortion provider has sued a number of U.S. states to stay open and perform abortions during the pandemic, despite widespread concern over availability of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for healthcare workers serving on the front lines of the outbreak. Some Planned Parenthood affiliates had defied orders from their state to suspend non-essential procedures to preserve PPE for healthcare provider use.
Read the full story by Gregg Re on Planned Parenthood's improper procurement of coronavirus stimulus funds at FoxNews.com.