PPFA

How little facts mean to Planned Parenthood’s billion dollar business

By Dave Andrusko

Rich Lowry is editor of National Review, a syndicated columnist, and author. So he is worth heeding when he caustically took on a CNN commentator who was spreading “easily debunked misinformation.”

Rich knows how little facts mean to ideologues in search of coming to the “right” conditions. Or to the King of the Billion dollar abortion industry, Planned Parenthood.

He performed major surgery on Planned Parenthood’s bogus claim that abortion constituted only “3 percent of its services.” Rich explained the loops and deceptions and misleading way Planned Parenthood buried the truth that abortion is a huge revenue source.

“The 3 percent figure is an artifice and a dodge, but even taking it on its own terms, it’s not much of a defense,” he wrote. “The 3 percent figure is derived by counting abortion as just another service like much less consequential services.”

So abortion is considered a service no different than a pregnancy test (1.1 million), even though a box with two pregnancy tests can be procured from the local drugstore for less than $10.

By Planned Parenthood’s math, a woman who gets an abortion but also a pregnancy test, an STD test and some contraceptives has received four services, and only 25 percent of them are abortion. This is a little like performing an abortion and giving a woman an aspirin, and saying only half of what you do is abortion.

To be fair, this was not “easily debunked misinformation.” You’d have to dig and be willing to put the time to reach the truth.

But to Lowry, as it is to Dr. Randall K. O’Bannon, NRLC Director of Education & Research, NRLC’s resident expert on Planned Parenthood, facts do matter. And Dr. O’Bannon careful examination of the truth behind Planned Parenthood campaign of evasion and distortion, have been an indispensable service to the Pro-Life Movement.

Recent Posts

Doesn’t everyone know that women lead most pro-life organizations, including National Right to Life’s own Carol Tobias?

Meet the women working to overturn Roe v. Wade and restrict abortions across America: The… Read More

11 mins ago

Newest Gerber Baby Isa is an ‘amazing little girl’ with a limb difference

By Nancy Flanders  During a prenatal appointment at 18 weeks, Isa Slish’s parents learned that… Read More

21 mins ago

The abortion “language war” and the unyielding perseverance of pro-lifers

By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. Today’s repost of a story that appeared in NRL News… Read More

31 mins ago

The many ways abortion providers deceive women: The reversal of chemical abortion 

By Christa Brown  Editor’s note: The following is an edited version of the seventh in… Read More

41 mins ago

Assisted suicide is a cancer that is destroying authentic palliative care. 

By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director, Euthanasia Prevention Coalition Terry O'Neill wrote an excellent article that… Read More

51 mins ago

Facts 37 & 38 of 40 Weeks 40 Facts

Weeks 37 & 38: The baby is about the size of a honeydew melon at… Read More

20 hours ago