Planned Parenthood

The coming nightmare of abstract humanism

There are many definitions of the cynic. The one I choose for this article describes the person who is hostile toward the past that he knows and hospitable toward the future that he does not know. The clearest example of this form of cynicism about which I am aware belongs to a former colleague of mine who shall remain anonymous: “Marriage is an archaic institution that has lost its moral force. But if we wish to provide a healthy, loving ... (Continue reading)

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Unplanned success in Canada

Unplanned success in Canada

Abby Johnson (left) talks with the actress Ashley Bratcher who played Johnson in Unplanned, on the set of the movie. When Unplanned, the story of abortion-worker-turned-pro-life-activist Abby Johnson,premiered in March in the U.S., Canadians were left wondering when they would be allowed to see the movie. Some pro-lifers organized boycotts and ... (Continue reading)

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Despite backlash, Instagram a forum for abortion debate

Despite backlash, Instagram  a forum for abortion debate

A widely shared meme on Instagram during the debate on pro-life bills in Georgia and Alabama in May. Social media is a platform that continues to grow and change the way people interact with one another. Social networking services enable users to interact with people more rapidly and on a larger scale. Instagram ... (Continue reading)

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Abortion central to work of Planned Parenthood, annual report reveals

Planned Parenthood released the latest edition of its annual report Jan. 18, which reveals the abortion giant’s legitimate medical services continue to decline as it commits more abortions, reaps more profits, and even brings in more state and federal dollars. The Planned Parenthood 2017-2018 Annual Report covers services rendered from October 1, 2016 to September 30, 2017; and revenue and expenses as of June 30, 2018. It reports total net assets of almost $2.2 billion, and net income of $244.8 million, ... (Continue reading)

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White House rule could cut Planned Parenthood funding $60M

On May 23, the Trump administration released a much-anticipated rule proposal to block federal Title X family planning grants from funding abortion clinics and service providers that offer abortion referrals. The new rule is expected to hit Planned Parenthood and other abortion providers hard. Planned Parenthood alone stands to lose as much as $60 million a year under the rule change if they refuse to disentangle their abortion services from Title X services. Title X is a federal grant program that ... (Continue reading)

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Trump’s budget proposes defunding some abortion

Planned Parenthood goes on the offensive The Trump administration recommended defunding some abortion providers in its proposed budget for the coming year. In the Title X Family Planning program and Medicaid portion of President Donald Trump’s budget request for fiscal year 2019 released Feb. 12, “certain abortion providers” would be barred from receiving federal funds in Title X Family Planning programs and Medicaid as well as other Health and Human Services (HSS) programs. Page 56 of the 2019 budget request reads ... (Continue reading)

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Bill to defund Planned Parenthood, replace Obamacare appears doomed

Bill to defund Planned Parenthood, replace Obamacare appears doomed

The “reconciliation” process that would have allowed Republicans to eliminate Obamacare’s forced abortion coverage mandate and $500 million tax dollars going to Planned Parenthood ends Sept. 30. The GOP has failed to secure majority support in the U.S. Senate after Sen. Susan Collins of Maine effectively killed the bill when she announced her opposition Sept. 25. The bill, which President Donald Trump has promised to sign, has much stronger Republican support in the House than in the Senate. Republican Senators John ... (Continue reading)

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Obama and Trudeau tweet support of Planned Parenthood

Obama and Trudeau tweet support of Planned Parenthood

The leaders of Canada and the United States both tweeted in support of Planned Parenthood as the world’s largest abortion organization marked its 100th anniversary. On Oct. 16, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau tweeted a photo of himself with Planned Parenthood president Cecile Richards with “warmest congratulations” to the organization. Trudeau’s tweet garnered more than 11,000 “likes” and nearly 4,000 retweets. The same day President Barack Obama tweeted that Planned Parenthood allows women “to ... (Continue reading)

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Pro-lifers who exposed Planned Parenthood’s body parts trade cleared of charges

Pro-lifers who exposed Planned Parenthood’s body parts trade cleared of charges

David Daleiden On July 26, the Harris County District Attorney’s office in Texas dropped all charges against David Daleiden and Sandra Merritt, who were responsible for releasing a series of undercover videos which showed that various Planned Parenthood clinics were breaking state and federal laws regarding the trafficking of body parts of aborted children. On July 14 2015, Daleiden started releasing the videos through the Center for Medical Progress, a ... (Continue reading)

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Abortion facility attack déjà vu

The shooting at the Colorado Springs Planned Parenthood facility was déjà vu all over again. There was the obligatory condemnation of the murder by an allegedly anti-abortion activist and the usual scapegoating of the entire pro-life movement by pro-abortion activists and politicians and their allies in the media. We join the chorus of pro-lifers condemning the violence at the abortion facility. It is wrong to take the life of an innocent human being. It goes without saying that this is a ... (Continue reading)

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Shooting at Colorado Planned Parenthood kills three

Shooting at Colorado Planned Parenthood kills three

Robert Lewis Dear, facing a total 179 charges in relation to Planned Parenthood shooting, is reported to have mental health issues. On Nov. 27, Robert Lewis Dear, opened fire at a Planned Parenthood facility in Colorado Springs. During a five-hour standoff, he killed one police officer and two civilians: Garrett ... (Continue reading)

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New videos show Planned Parenthood profits from harvesting tissue

New videos show Planned Parenthood profits from harvesting tissue

Planned Parenthood is the largest abortion provider in the United States. To date, five videos have been published showing activists posing as buyers from a fetal tissue procurement company speaking with directors from variousPlanned Parenthood facilities to uncover the truth behind the illegal profiting of the distribution of human fetal tissue. Under U.S. federal transplantation of fetal tissue law it states “It shall be unlawful for any person to ... (Continue reading)

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States could clamp down on Planned Parenthood

Since July 14, 2015 seven videos have come to light that reveal certain Planned Parenthood executives negotiating and discussing the sale of fetal organs harvested from aborted babies. The first video released showed Deborah Nucatola discussing the procurement and distribution of the fetal organs, and it was the first of 12 videos that the Center for Medical Progress says they will release exposing Planned Parenthood’s involvement in the fetal body parts trade. The Centre for Medical Progress spent 30 months researching ... (Continue reading)

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Planned Parenthood to teach ‘safe sexting’

Planned Parenthood Ottawa is holding workshops to instruct teens in safe sexting. “If you tell youth not to do it, simply that it’s illegal, they hear, ‘don’t get caught,’ and it doesn’t help them understand the actual risks involved in sexting,” said Lauren Dobson-Hughes, president of PP Ottawa, to Maclean’s. “We would rather youth talk about consent in an age-appropriate way, throughout their lives, so they understand that sharing a picture without someone’s consent isn’t right.” Sexting is the sending of sexually ... (Continue reading)

Planned Parenthood hypocritically backs Ferguson protesters

Planned Parenthood has been criticized for backing the #BlackLivesMatter campaign even though it disproportionately targets its abortion services towards the black community. “We are joining #Ferguson organizers and protesters in DC today – standing in solidarity with you! #HandsUpWalkOut #BlackLivesMatter,” said the organization with its PP Black Community Twitter account on Dec. 1 as part of a Twitter protest against the decision not to indict police officer Darren Wilson for killing Michael Brown, a black suspect in the Missouri community ... (Continue reading)

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