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Planned Parenthood: “Irreplaceable” and “Life-Saving”?

In its most recent annual report, the Planned Parenthood Federation of America makes two fundamental claims, both of which are directly relevant to the question involving continued government funding for its services, approximately $555 million in the fiscal year ending June 30, 2016.1 These claims are: • First, that Planned Parenthood health centers are… Continue…

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I Want My Doctors To Help Me Live, Not Die

Published by the Wall Street Journal on July 6th, 2017 By J.J. Hanson Aggressive brain cancer is trying to end my life. The best doctors in the world are racing to find a cure. Meanwhile, legislation promoting assisted suicide all over the nation would dismantle essential protections and care on which I, and so many…

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Philadelphia theater’s plans for abortion musical continue to hit snags

Live Action News By Cassie Fiano A Philadelphia-based theater company is planning to stage a musical comedy about abortion — but while the production is still weeks away from its debut, it is running into some serious obstacles. Lightning Rod Special, led by co-director Alice Yorke, has notified local media of their upcoming show that…

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Rape, Incest, and Abortion

Rape, Incest, and Abortion: Searching Beyond the Myths Editor’s Note: Please see Fact #6: Poverty, rape, disability, or “unwantedness” do not morally justify abortion. – David C. Reardon, Ph.D. “How can you deny an abortion to a twelve-year-old girl who is the victim of incest?” complains an indignant supporter of abortion. “And how can you call yourself…

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If Planned Parenthood Goes, Where Do Women Go?

AN NRO SYMPOSIUM July 30, 2015 4:00 AM We asked some distinguished experts what would become of women’s health in a post-Planned Parenthood era.   ERIKA BACHIOCHI I became pro-life while working on welfare reform as a college intern at a small think tank during the Clinton years. Like so many of my “socialist feminist” compatriots…

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Grassley Refers Planned Parenthood to FBI, DOJ for Investigation

By: Caffeinated Thoughts   (Washington, DC) Following an investigation into the practice of fetal tissue transfers and the federal laws governing the practice, Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley is referring several Planned Parenthood affiliates and companies involved in fetal tissue transfers, as well as the Planned Parenthood Federation of America, to the FBI and…

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Survivor of botched abortion tells Congress: Planned Parenthood makes sure “failures” like me don’t happen

  By Julie Roys To Planned Parenthood, Melissa Ohden’s existence would be considered a failure. Born after soaking five days in a toxic saline solution, Ohden miraculously survived her mother’s abortion. But, as Ohden testified Wednesday before a Congressional hearing investigating Planned Parenthood, “(I)f my birthmother’s abortion would have taken place at a Planned Parenthood,…

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DFLA Supports Defunding Planned Parenthood

WASHINGTON, DC – Democrats For Life of America (DFLA) urges Congress to reallocate federal funding for women’s health services from Planned Parenthood to Community Health Centers (CHCs), which are more accessible anddo more extensive preventive care, including mammograms. Planned Parenthood, a profitable $1.2 billion-per-year corporation, is under investigation for selling body parts, including hearts, lungs and livers, of aborted children.…

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I Used To Work For Planned Parenthood. Yes, Late-Term Abortions Happened Regularly.

By: Abby Johnson   Ever since the third and final presidential debate last week, many questions have been circulating online about the truth behind late-term abortions (performed in the 3rd trimester of pregnancy). As a former abortion clinic director, I can help answer some of these questions. Yes, late-term abortions are legal in the U.S.…

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