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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Planned Parenthood files lawsuit to block Iowa’s 24-hour waiting period

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 …

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President of PPFA’s largest affiliate ousted following complaints of abusive behavior, racism, and financial mismanagement

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 …

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“Open Letter” from staff charges head of PPFA’s largest affiliate with creating “a culture of fear and intimidation,” insist she be dismissed

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 …

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“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 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 …

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Former UN Deputy Human Rights Commissioner Now Heads IPPF Board

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 …

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PPFA’s evil tentacles ensnare another fan-favorite television program

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 …

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Missouri has 30 days to appeal Administrative Hearing Commissioner decision that license of Planned Parenthood of St. Louis should be renewed

By Dave Andrusko Missouri Right to Life reported today that Administrative Hearing Commissioner Sreenivasa Rao Dandamudi “said Planned Parenthood demonstrated that it meets the requirements for renewal of its abortion facility license in St. Louis.” The ruling “comes after months of review of testimony and legal briefings of a showdown between the Missouri Department of …

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Female Republican politicians were the most vocal about defunding Planned Parenthood

By Secular Pro-Life On May 18 the Journal of Women, Politics, & Policy published “Standing Up For Women? How Party and Gender Influence Politicians’ Online Discussion of Planned Parenthood.” In this study, researcher Morgan Johnstonbaugh analyzed tweets by members of the 114th House of Representatives regarding Planned Parenthood. She narrowed the focus to tweets made …

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Washington Post Fact Checker Flags Planned Parenthood for Inflated Abortion Numbers

PPFA President Wen Earns Four Pinocchios for Claim of Thousands of Abortions a Year Pre-Roe and 5,000 deaths By Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D. NRL Director of Education & Research Editor’s note. Our look back at what appeared in NRL News Today exactly one year ago today is an evergreen story: Planned Parenthood’s foundational dishonesty. Ironically, …

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