Connecting the dots to expose and explain the crisis at Planned Parenthood

By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. Little did we expect that this story, which ran exactly one year ago, would be a harbinger of still more—and greater—chaos for the “ largest abortion provider.” We’ve written more than our fair share of stories about the impending storm at Planned Parenthood. The ouster of Dr. Leana Wen as …

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Major PPFA affiliate making major staff cuts amidst complaints of “inner turmoil”

By Kansans for Life Editor’s note. PPGP is based in Overland Park, Kansas, and operates 10 health care centers in Kansas Missouri, Arkansas.and Oklahoma. Planned Parenthood of the Great Plains (PPGP), the affiliate that operates Planned Parenthood locations in Kansas, is offering severance packages to employees in the communications, development, education, human resources, finance and …

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Justice Thomas’s prophetic denunciation of Planned Parenthood’s eugenic legacy

By Dave Andrusko We’ve discussed many, many times how Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas has made a career out being ahead of the conformist-thinking crowd. However, it’s only been in the last year or three  that his enormous influence has begun to be recognized. As we wrote last year, for example, “But now, after 28 …

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Giant PPFA affiliate at center of storm over Margaret Singer is a yet another product of Planned Parenthood’s relentless consolidation

By Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D. NRL Director of Education & Research, and Dave Andrusko, NRL News Today editor It was no more than a casual throwaway line  in some of last week’s stories. You’ll recall there was a media firestorm of sorts when Planned Parenthood of Greater New York decided it was time to remove …

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Five takeaways from the disavowal of Margaret Sanger by Planned Parenthood’s largest affiliate

By Dave Andrusko Did someone (me, for example) say five takeaways from the blockbuster decision  by Planned Parenthood of New York to remove Margaret Sanger’s name from its Manhattan health clinic? Honestly, I could name 20.  This decision is genuinely historic. Here’s why (and here’s my five takeaways). And, by the way, to rub salt …

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National Right to Life Comments on Planned Parenthood New York and Planned Parenthood Founder Margaret Sanger

WASHINGTON, D.C. — On Tuesday, Planned Parenthood of New York announced that it was removing the name of Planned Parenthood founder Margaret Sanger from its facility’s name because of its founder’s “harmful connections to the eugenics movement.”  Planned Parenthood has long minimized Sanger’s eugenic statements, although it said in a 2016 “Factsheet” that it “strongly …

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PPFA of Greater New York breaks ties with Margaret Sanger over her “harmful connections to the eugenics movement”

By Dave Andrusko Given what has transpired the last few months, it comes as no surprise that “Planned Parenthood of Greater New York will remove the name of Margaret Sanger, a founder of the national organization, from its Manhattan health clinic because of her ‘harmful connections to the eugenics movement,’” according to Nikita Stewart, writing …

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Planned Parenthood behind the pro-life curve with “care finder”

By Petra Last November, Planned Parenthood launched a new tool on their website they term the “Abortion Care Finder.” This tool was made in response to the bevy of pro-life legislation introduced at the state level last year. The tool works by asking your age, first day of last period, and your zip code and then provides users with …

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One Year ago: Dr. Leana Wen’s ouster as PPFA President: What does it mean? Part One

By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note.  As we’ve discussed over the last two weeks, Planned Parenthood is in a heap of trouble. Firing Dr. Wen was not the first sign of internal turmoil but it was, and is, the most public. As it turned out, canning Dr. Wen prefigured a slew of negative news about the …

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Former employee blames Planned Parenthood for US abortion movement in ‘shambles’

‘If Planned Parenthood is one of the leaders, if not the leader, of the pro-choice movement, perhaps it needs to take some responsibility for the movement being in a shambles.’ By Clare Marie Merkowsky BALTIMORE, Maryland, July 14, 2020— A former Planned Parenthood employee wrote in The Guardian that the top U.S. abortion organization is the reason …

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Another staff meltdown at a Planned Parenthood affiliate

By Dave Andrusko On June 23, when we wrote about the canning of the CEO of Planned Parenthood of Greater New York, PPFA’s largest affiliate, the lengthy list of angry particulars included abusive behavior, racism, and financial mismanagement. Tucked away was what might have been the coup de grace for CEO Laura McQuade: the comments …

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