So Planned Parenthood has a new motto: “Care. No Matter What.” Thus begins yet another round of Planned Parenthood deception.
It was bad enough in 1942, when Planned Parenthood’s original name – the American Birth Control League – was deemed offensive and anti-family. The American Birth Control League was renamed Planned Parenthood. Thus, the nation’s biggest abortion provider attempted to reboot its public reputation from its eugenic roots, even as its internal memos told a different story.
But Planned Parenthood’s true colors have never changed. As its most recent annual report details, the abortion giant spent $1.04 billion in 2009-2010 – a figure which indicates that Planned Parenthood aborts the babies of over 98% of pregnant women who walk through its doors.
In 2010, that was a total of 329,445 abortions, more than a quarter of all abortions performed in the United States, despite running less than one fifth of the nation’s abortion clinics (340 out of 1,793). This may not be surprising, given the abortion quotas Planned Parenthood clinics must meet, but it certainly doesn’t match up with the name “Planned Parenthood.”
Planned Parenthood doesn’t make its money by providing prenatal care, facilitating adoptions, teaching new parents how to care for their children, or even preventing parenthood for the 329,445 women whose babies it aborted in 2010. Its business is death.
Then there’s the issue of the new motto, “Care. No matter what.”
This of course covers the “no matter” if you’re being coerced into an abortion you don’t want. After all, Planned Parenthood has quotas, too. And every abortion is yet another opportunity for them to engage in their nearly $100 million in Medicaid fraud.
It covers the “no matter” if you’re being pimped by some creep who’s abused you, taken you across state lines away from your family, and threatened to kill you if you don’t earn your keep. They do, however, care for the creep and his business by coaching him on getting secret abortions for his sex slaves.
And it also covers the “no matter” if you’ve been impregnated by your dad, dragged into Planned Parenthood for a secret abortion, ignored as you plead for help, and sent back for one and a half more years of abuse.
It even covers the “no matter” if your soccer coach has gotten you pregnant and is pretending to be your father to evade mandatory reporting laws and parental notice laws that were designed to protect you.
“No matter” if you find a lump and go to Planned Parenthood because Cecile Richards and President Obama said you could get a mammogram there, only to be shown the door when they tell you that they don’t provide mammograms.
“No matter” if you trust them to provide you with competent care and find out later that they didn’t have a license, or they foist an illegal late-term abortion on you, or they turn a blind eye to the obvious long-term abuse and neglect of 12- and 13-year-old girls.
That’s Planned Parenthood’s version of care. “Cleaning” surgical instruments with the same sponge, without washing it, for a week. Committing the real war on women by facilitating sex-selective abortions. Sending woman after woman to the emergency room, and the morgue, after having a supposedly “safe, legal, and rare” abortion. Planned Parenthood claims, “If we are defunded, America’s emergency rooms will be overrun.”
It sounds to me like Planned Parenthood is the real reason behind America’s crowded emergency rooms.
President Obama may be talking about moving forward – but Planned Parenthood’s standard of care is just the same.
Editor’s Note: This article was first published at the Alliance Defending Freedom (formerly Alliance Defense Fund) blog on November 27, 2012, and is reprinted with permission.