Planned Parenthood
From the Planned Parenthood website: Planned Parenthood is many things to many people. We are a trusted health care provider, an informed educator, a passionate advocate, and a global partner helping similar organizations around the world. Planned Parenthood delivers vital reproductive health care, sex education, and information to millions of women, men, and young people worldwide. For more than 90 years, Planned Parenthood has promoted a commonsense approach to women’s health and well-being, based on respect for each individual’s right to make informed, independent decisions about health, sex, and family planning. Nowhere on the site will you hear that Planned Parenthood is the leading abortion provider in the country. Nowhere on the site will you see the fact that they are the largest recipient of Title X federal funding, receiving almost $500M in taxpayer funding. Planned Parenthood says they use the money for pelvic exams, breast exams, safer-sex counseling and basic infertility counseling, among other things. They say they do not use the funds for abortions. A recent undercover investigation by anti abortion group, CMP, into PP's sale of baby body parts has caused a large number of people to push for defunding PP. Margaret Sanger, founder of the organization that became Planned Parenthood, gave a revealing interview to Mike Wallace in 1957. While it doesn't get into her supposed, racist quotes, it reveals her birth control motivations and contradictory statements.

A Coup at Planned Parenthood

from The Wall Street Journal,

The abortion lobby dumps its president as insufficiently political.

Progressives are hurtling to the left so fast that even liberals in good standing are casualties of the tornado. Witness the coup this week at Planned Parenthood, which is a tacit reminder that the group is less a health-care outfit than a political lobby. The Planned Parenthood board defenestrated president Leana Wen, a physician who had been on the job for less than a year. What happened? By Dr. Wen’s account she was pushed out because she wasn’t radical enough on abortion.

“I am leaving the organization sooner than I’d hoped because of philosophical differences about the direction and future of Planned Parenthood,” she wrote in a letter to colleagues. “I came to Planned Parenthood to run a national health care organization and to advocate for the broad range of public health policies that affect our patients’ health,” and she includes reproductive services on her list. But “the new Board leadership has determined that the priority of Planned Parenthood moving forward is to double down on abortion rights advocacy.”

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