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 …Continue reading "National Right to Life Comments on Planned Parenthood New York and Planned Parenthood Founder Margaret Sanger"
By Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ) Editor’s note. The belated split between Planned Parenthood’s largest affiliate and PPFA Margaret Sanger was long overdue. As we reported yesterday, Planned Parenthood of Greater New York said it was it was “remov[ing] the name of Margaret Sanger, a founder of the national organization, from its Manhattan health clinic because …Continue reading "In “Awe” of a Eugenicist?"
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 …Continue reading "PPFA of Greater New York breaks ties with Margaret Sanger over her “harmful connections to the eugenics movement”"
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 …Continue reading "Planned Parenthood behind the pro-life curve with “care finder”"
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 …Continue reading "One Year ago: Dr. Leana Wen’s ouster as PPFA President: What does it mean? Part One"
‘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 …Continue reading "Former employee blames Planned Parenthood for US abortion movement in ‘shambles’"
By Dave Andrusko The only surprising part of the decision by Planned Parenthood of the Heartland to challenge Iowa’s new law requiring a 24 hour period of reflection after an abortion-minded woman has her first appointment is that it took over a week to file and before pro-life Gov. Kim Reynolds has signed the bill …Continue reading "Planned Parenthood files lawsuit to block Iowa’s 24-hour waiting period"
By Dave Andrusko When its president and CEO Laura McQuade came under a withering attack from former and currently employees on a plethora of grounds, the board of Planned Parenthood of Greater New York apologized for various institutional shortcomings but said it “fully supports the work and leadership of Laura McQuade and her team and …Continue reading "President of PPFA’s largest affiliate ousted following complaints of abusive behavior, racism, and financial mismanagement"
But board stands behind Laura McQuade By Dave Andrusko It hasn’t even been a year since Planned Parenthood unceremoniously kicked Dr. Leana Wen, its much-vaunted new president, to the curb and PPFA is again up to its ears in another intra-office scandal. To put it mildly, last year’s vitriolic back and forth did not reflect …Continue reading "“Open Letter” from staff charges head of PPFA’s largest affiliate with creating “a culture of fear and intimidation,” insist she be dismissed"
By Katie Yoder The nation’s largest abortion provider regularly claims that it provides “life-saving” services while highlighting “pro-life” abortionists. But as it continues toying with double entendres, Planned Parenthood’s language appears less as a mere coincidence and more as a blatant mockery of the pro-life movement. The latest example came on June 15, when Planned …Continue reading "“We Have to Do Everything We Can to Get Trump Out of Office,” Planned Parenthood President says. Election a matter of “life and death”"
By PNCI—the Parliamentary Network For Critical Issues The International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) has announced that its new 15-member Board of Trustees is headed by Kate Gilmore, who from 2015-2019 was United Nations Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights. While in that position Gilmore actively promoted access to abortion as a human right despite the …Continue reading "Former UN Deputy Human Rights Commissioner Now Heads IPPF Board"
By Dave Andrusko Correctly or not, I had decided to skip talking about the latest descent of a fan-favorite television into shilling for Planned Parenthood. But, now that “Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?” aired last night—with Bravo host Andy Cohen playing for the an organization that takes the lives of 320,000 unborn babies each …Continue reading "PPFA’s evil tentacles ensnare another fan-favorite television program"