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Kagan Gave Money to Pro-Abortion Group

11:54 AM, May 14, 2010 • By JOHN MCCORMACK
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From Americans United for Life:

Kagan has contributed financially to the National Partnership for Women and Families (NPWF), an organization whose goal, in its own words, is “to increase women’s access to…reproductive health services and block attempts to limit reproductive rights…and to give every woman access to…abortion services….” Kagan “listed membership in” NPWF in a questionnaire she submitted in connection with her judicial nomination in 1999.

Politico has reported on Kagan's donations to Democratic candidates:

Kagan maxed out to her boss and appointer, President Barack Obama, with $4,600 in contributions in June of 2008, adding to the $2,000 she gave him when he ran for the U.S. Senate. She also gave a total of $1,500 to Sen. John Kerry’s campaign committee in 2000 and 2001, making Massachusetts’ senior senator the only lawmaker with a vote on Kagan’s nomination to have taken campaign cash from her.

Other beneficiaries of Kagan’s checkbook: Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, who was then running for a Senate seat ($750); Ira Shapiro, who was one of Rep. Chris Van Hollen’s primary opponents in the 2002 election ($450); Judy Feder, who lost to Republican Rep. Frank Wolf in 2006 ($500); Al Gore’s 2000 presidential campaign ($1,000); Jon Jennings, who lost his bid for Indiana’s 8th District House seat in 2004 ($250); and the Democratic National Committee ($1,000).

Politico notes that John Roberts gave $1,000 to George W. Bush and $500 to Sen. Dick Lugar.

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