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Does Abortion Only Represent 3% of Planned Parenthood’s Services?

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No. This is a misleading number. Because statistics can easily lie.

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10 Reasons I Am Now Pro-Choice About Lion Hunting

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Fund Planned Parenthood you Anti-Feminist Woman Hater!

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I do love satire on Monday.

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Responding to Planned Parenthood Defenders

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All of these are great responses to the lies we have been hearing for the last few weeks, but I thought I’d call out a few.

CLAIM #3- Planned Parenthood is the largest provider of women’s health services in the country and defunding it would harm women, especially women of low income.

IS IT TRUE? Nope. As Democrats For Life explains, the claim is only true if you include abortions. Community health centers provide care to ten times the amount of women that Planned Parenthood does if abortions are excluded (and Planned Parenthood doesn’t provide mammograms but community health centers do). Care for low-income women would go on without a hitch without Planned Parenthood. You can breathe a sigh of relief now.

Jon Vaala

Crazy that you keep hearing that “without Planned Parenthood, where would women go for crucial services?” yet the only service that Planned Parenthood offers that most of the other centers don’t is abortion. In fact, the other community health centers provide more services. Go figure.

CLAIM #4 The makers of the undercover videos are extremists! Or terrorists?!?!?

IS IT TRUE? So what. The implicit accusation here is that the videos are made by pro-life extremists and are therefore false. Unfortunately for defenders of Planned Parenthood, that violates fallacy of origins otherwise known as the genetic fallacy as well as the ad hominem fallacy. Students of basic logic know that this sort of claim is irrelevant in disproving the claims of the video makers.

Ah, the ad hominem. The easiest way to shut up the dissenting people. Easiest response? “So what.” Whether or not the attack on the speaker is true or false doesn’t affect the argument stated.

CLAIM #5- Planned Parenthood’s abortion services only equate to about 3% of what it does. The remaining 97% are “good” services that would be hurt if PP got defunded.

IS IT TRUE? False and the devil is in the details. As numerous sources have pointed out, including the NY Post among others, the figure Planned Parenthood uses to come up with that figure includes every single “service” it provides including handing out condoms, morning after pills, etc. It also separates out all the services it gives out to women who have an abortion thereby vastly inflating the number of services. A much better account of the percentage of what PP does can be ascertained by looking at its revenue stream. When you look at PP’s financial bottom line, abortion provides PP with at least 37% of its total revenue and probably much higher than that. Therefore, we can safely say that abortions are not a “minimal aspect” of the services that Planned Parenthood provides.

Yeah, love people that manipulate statistics to prove their point. Love it.

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If You Stand with Planned Parenthood

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I don’t usually share the entire comic when I share from Adam4d, but with this one, I need to. To all those that support Planned Parenthood, this is what you support. This is where you stand.

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For Baby, #AnotherBoy, and Millions More

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This cold calculation is a lie. Whether embryo, fetus, baby, toddler, college student, or senior citizen, the product of a successful human conception is a human being.

But perhaps there is reason that Dr. Gunter’s lies can be perpetuated. In one way, she is right: As a culture, we fail to understand the truth about early pregnancy. The public conversation is hushed at best, leaving room for falsehoods and misconceptions. The absence of public discourse concerning early pregnancy diminishes the thing itself, leaving women confused and unprepared for the worst.

Public Discourse

For the last day I’ve been buried in old hymns, trying to ease my heart ache. In 3 days I will be celebrating being a father for a year. My daughter, my Charm, is easily one of the best things that has happened to me. And while we are preparing to celebrate, the news is inundated with the atrocities of Planned Parenthood. With each video released, their crimes against humanity, funded by our tax dollars, becomes more clear. To say that a cloud has been over our house is an understatement.

To avoid these videos, as most of the elected Democrats are doing, would be to turn a blind eye, but to watch is gut-wrenching and makes my heart cry out.

Many of us turned to our politicians and demanded that this evil organization be defunded, while our President said that he would veto any such bill and even those that we elected into office refused to watch the videos and do anything. I’m honestly not surprised by their actions, or lack thereof. The one that we should be turning to is Jesus. Our country needs revival. Our country needs Jesus. As we remove the Bible and faith from more and more institutions, the effects of that are being felt more rapidly. Without the one that gives life, death becomes ever-present.

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Stephen Crowder Interviews Ex-Planned Parenthood Director

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God help us. The next video from The Center of Medical Progress was published today. To say that I am sick to my stomach is an understatement. I feel the same as I did when I walked through the Holocaust museum at the Nazi work camp Dachau. Except that this is today.

That video is too much for me to repost, in all honesty. Instead, here is the latest interview, with an ex-director of Planned Parenthood, from Stephen Crowder.

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Ben Carson Responds to Planned Parenthood

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Damn.

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Human Capital - Episode 1

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This reminds me of videos and photos I saw as a young child at the national Holocaust museum in DC and as a young adult in Israel. And these “technicians” talk as if what they are doing is normal. Don’t just defund Planned Parenthood: shut them down. Arrest every one of these monsters and charge them like we did the Nazi’s that experimented on living and dead Jews. This must end, America.

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