Lawsuit against Planned Parenthood says 40% of ‘racist’ corporation’s clients are minorities

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Nearly 40% (38.45%) of Planned Parenthood’s clients are “Black and Brown,” according to a lawsuit filed by Nicole Moore, who once worked for Planned Parenthood as the organization’s Director of Multicultural Brand Engagement. Moore’s lawsuit, previously documented by Live Action News, claimed that “Planned Parenthood… serves over 923,000 Black and brown patients per year.”

Part of Moore’s job was “increasing Planned Parenthood’s engagement with Black and Latinx audiences” while employed by Planned Parenthood from January 13, 2020, through November 2, 2021, according to the court document. It alleged a “structural racism” issue was prevalent at Planned Parenthood and followed additional accusations which claimed Planned Parenthood has a “systemic racism” problem.

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The lawsuit does not categorize what services Planned Parenthood provided by gender or race — and in fact, none of Planned Parenthood’s public reports publish this data. Planned Parenthood, from its founding, was based in racist eugenic philosophies; today, it continues that eugenic legacy as the largest U.S. provider of abortions. Statistics show that communities of color account for a disproportionate number of abortions, and many in those communities believe their communities are continually targeted for eugenic abortions.

Should Planned Parenthood publish details of abortion, contraception, prenatal, or other services by gender and race, this could shed even more light on the proportion of services they provide to communities of color — but it is unlikely this will ever happen.

Black clients

Live Action News previously documented that Planned Parenthood’s political action arm, Planned Parenthood Action Fund (PPACT), openly acknowledged in a rare admission that the organization sees 400,000 clients every year from the Black community. This represents nearly 17% of the 2.4 million patients the abortion corporation claims to see annually in its roughly 600 affiliate centers.

According to, “In 2020, the Black or African American alone population (41.1 million) accounted for 12.4% of all people living in the United States.” The website added that, “Coupled with the 5.8 million respondents who identified as Black or African American in combination with another race group, such as White or American Indian and Alaska Native, the Black or African American alone or in combination population totaled 46.9 million people (14.2% of the total population) in 2020.”

This means that Planned Parenthood “serves” less than .01% of the population of Black or African-Americans and .008% of the population of Black or African-Americans in combination with another race.

Image: Planned Parenthood clients: 400K Black clients a year (Image: PPACT)

Planned Parenthood clients: 400K Black clients a year (Image: PPACT)

Live Action News has previously documented that data from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) shows that nationallyBlack women have the highest abortion percentage, rate, and ratio. Some believe this is by design, due to decades of eugenic targeting by Planned Parenthood and others in the abortion and eugenics movement. Others claim that issues relating to equitable health care may be a contributor. Many of Planned Parenthood’s actual health care services are rapidly decreasing, including prenatal care, while abortions are climbing. Still, while Planned Parenthood has called the accusation that ‘abortion is Black genocide’ offensive, there is good reason to believe it is.

Image: Planned Parenthood prenatal services v abortion 2000 to 2020

Planned Parenthood prenatal services v abortion 2000 to 2020

In 2019, while the percentage of abortions among white women fell (38.7% in 2018 to 33.4% of all reported abortions in 2019), CDC data revealed that the percentage of abortions among Black women increased over 14% (when comparing raw numbers of Black abortions year to year), and increased from 33.6% of all reported abortions in 2018 to 38.4% of all reported abortions in 2019 — the highest percentage reported in several years.

“If staffers are dealing with anti-Blackness, retaliation, and disregard in the workplace, how can we then expect this organization to possibly deliver compassionate care to Black women who are seeking their services?” Nicole Moore told about her lawsuit.

Latino clients 

In 2014, Cecile Richards, then-CEO of Planned Parenthood Federation of America, stated that “Twenty-three percent of the nearly three million patients a year who rely on Planned Parenthood for birth control, cancer screenings, and other preventive care are Latino, and 32 percent of our sex education participants are Latino.” This would make the number of Latino clients seen by Planned Parenthood somewhere around 690,000 that year.

But by 2017, the number fell, according to the organization: “Planned Parenthood Federation of America, a leading health care provider that serves 500,000 Latino patients each year.”

This is the same number as the data provided in Moore’s lawsuit (923,000) when you deduct the number of Black clients previously mentioned (400,000), indicating that Planned Parenthood is currently seeing approximately 500,000 Latino clients annually. This represents nearly 21% of the 2.4 million clients Planned Parenthood claimed to serve in its most recent annual report for 2020-21. And according to, “The Hispanic or Latino population, which includes people of any race, was 62.1 million in 2020.”

This means that Planned Parenthood “serves” less than .01% of the Hispanic or Latino population.

In 2019, white Americans made up approximately 60% of the population, but accounted for 33.4% of abortions, for an estimated 210,386 abortions in 2019. That same year, the Latino community made up 18.5% of the population but accounted for 21% of abortions (an increase of 5% from the 20% recorded in 2018), for an estimated 132,279 abortions in 2019.

In 2019, white Americans saw a decrease in their abortion percentage from recent years, while experiencing an increase in their abortion rate, which was 6.6 (abortions per 1,000 women) in 2019. The white abortion ratio was 117 abortions per 1,000 live births, the CDC reported.

But, among the Latino population, the CDC recorded an abortion rate of 11.7 abortions per 1,000 Latino women aged 15–44 years in 2019, and an abortion ratio of 170 abortions per 1,000 live births. There were 886,467 Latino births recorded in 2019, an average of 2,429 babies born to Latino/Hispanic mothers every day. This means that the Latino abortion rate was nearly 1.8 times higher than white abortion rate (11.7 v. 6.6), and the Latino abortion ratio was more than 1.45 times higher than the white abortion ratio (170 v. 117).

Ironically, despite 40% of Planned Parenthood’s clientele being people of color, accusations of systemic racism within the abortion corporation from former staff persists, indicating that Planned Parenthood’s more than 100-year eugenic history continues to haunt them.

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