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Planned Parenthood quotes religious leaders to promote “reproductive rights” code for abortion

Posted in Abortion Religion - see RCRC, Abortion Sacred, Planned Parenthood Clergy, Religious Coalition of Reproductive Choice with tags , , , , , , , , on October 21, 2014 by saynsumthn

We all know by now that Planned Parenthood uses God to sell abortion.
Planned Parenthood pastoral letter Header.

In fact, this blog broke the news that the abortion giant had published a Clergy / Pastoral Letter to convince women in a crisis pregnancy that there is nothing in the scriptures that says abortion is wrong and that many clergy think abortion is okay.

A second letter published by Planned Parenthood and exposed by this blog tells women that, “abortion is a morally permissible choice for a woman facing a problem pregnancy…and that the decision to have an abortion will not threaten your relationship with God.”

Now, we discover that Planned Parenthood has used religion to promote “reproductive rights” code for abortion, in a newsletter they published last year.

PP Faith Jew

In the 2013 Fall edition of ,The Source, a newsletter published by Planned Parenthood of the Heartland, they interview supporters from diverse spiritual points of view.

Lee Lee Doyle

They begin with Planned Parenthood Board Member, Lee Lee Doyle, PhD, who says she considered becoming a nun but changed her mind just before being confirmed. She then suggests that her interest in being a nun is what led her to commit to promoting abortion – uhhhh – correction “reproductive rights”, “Faith can serve as a vehicle to bring people together,” she writes, “as well as one to drive us apart, and the role it plays in discussions about reproductive rights is no different. In my early twenties I was preparing to dedicate my life to Christ as a nun. However, the day before I was set to take my first vows, I realized that this was not my calling, and that I was there for the wrong reasons. I liked the life and work of the nuns – the commitment to serving the poor, caring for people, and living a simple, just life – but not the spiritual aspect. Yet, some of the very convictions that had attracted me to the order were the same ones that would eventually lead me to my life’s work conducting contraceptive and reproductive health-focused research, and spark my passion for advocating for sexual justice and reproductive rights…For me, my support of Planned Parenthood’s mission comes as part of my theology, not in spite of it.”

Rabbi Eugene Levy

Rabbi Eugene Levy, co-founder of the Arkansas Interfaith Alliance makes it clear that he supports the nation’s top abortion provider, “The goal for Jews is to bring God’s heavenly kingdom to earth. It’s all about making the world a better place. Being ‘pro-life,’ then, is about making life good between birth and death so the question is,what are we going to do to make life better…There are many religious voices out there who like Planned Parenthood and the work it does, and I am one of them. I’ve always liked this organization, and I want to be a voice for a religion that supports Planned Parenthood.

The number one provider of abortions goes on to quote the Rabbi that life begins at birth, “Consider that the term “life” means from the moment of birth to the moment of death, and be sure you do everything possible to make life as good as it can be for everyone in your community.”

Rev Debra McKnight PP

Rev. Debra McKnight, associate pastor of First United Methodist Church in Omaha whose picture made the cover of this heretical issue calls compassion godly but goes on to advocate for legalized abortion on demand, “God is a life-giving presence, which means we can and should care for each other with compassion. Faith isn’t just an hour on Sunday morning, but in your everyday life… I believe that being absolutely pro-birth isn’t always the most life-giving choice. The church needs to be there to support people, not moralize about those choices. We hope for a world where abortion doesn’t have to happen, but we acknowledge that an absolute ban is not necessarily the most life-affirming stance, either, because it doesn’t take into account the circumstances of the woman and her family.”

The Methodist minister goes on to imply that abortion is sacred, “People of faith can take courage from the prophets of ancient stories and speak up. They can let the world and our leaders know that reproductive rights are sacred and women’s health means healthy families, workplaces and communities,” Rev. McKnight states.

Just want to point out that not one verse of scripture or Biblical reference or reference from the Torah was used by Planned Parenthood’s religious supporters.

Anti-abortion tweeters respond to NARAL’s #MenForChoice campaign

Posted in Men For Choice, NARAL with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on September 19, 2013 by saynsumthn

NARAL MenforChoice2013

Last night (Sept 18, 2013) NARAL, the lobbying group for abortion rights, held a “Men for Choice and the Women Who Love Them” fundraiser.

The guest list includes Hunter Biden, son of Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr., Nathan Daschle, son of former Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle, D-S.D., Joe Lockhart, former press secretary to President Bill Clinton, Bill Burton, former campaign press secretary for President Barack Obama, Brian Wolff, former executive director of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, and former Rep. Tom Perriello, D-Va.

NARAL lists them as part of their HOST COMMITTEE:

MFC NARAL Twitter List

Even Planned Parenthood joined in:

PP MFC

NARAL’s prez spoke of “values” and “human rights” to ThinkProgress about the Men For Choice campaign- while they promote the wholesale slaughter of unborn babies with abortion and fail to speak up when abortion docs slap or kill their patients.

ilyse-hogue-200px “Reproductive freedom is a core value that we all share. The recent attacks on our freedoms affect women first and foremost, but are an affront to all people who hold human rights as a value. We want men on our team, not only at the elected level but at the grassroots level too. This is how we show solidarity and how we win.” ~ Ilyse Hogue, NARAL’s president.

MenforChoice

TWEETS MFC

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It did not take very long for Pro-lifers to respond to this nonsense.In Fact the abortion rights blog Think Progress accused Pro-lifers of HiJacking the #MenForChoice Twitter Hashtag!

Prolife Tweets MFC

Prolife Response

AHA CHild Support

This one is clever – Pro-abort image – No Uterus No Option – does this apply to MenForChoice, one pro-lifers says yes!
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Life Dynamics Logo

Mark Crutcher, President of Life Dynamics posted this video response:

TEXT:

The National Abortion Rights Action League is dragging out a campaign called Men for Choice as if this is some sort of revolutionary new concept. The reality is, and polls have consistently shown, that men have always been their strongest supporters. If fact, this is a reflection of why the early feminist leaders in this country were openly opposed to the legalization of abortion. They understood that legalized abortion has nothing to do with women’s equality. Women don’t need surgery to be equal to men. What abortion is, is a safety net for sexually predatory and sexually irresponsible males. It gives these guys a way to avoid any commitments to the women whose bodies they use or any responsibility for the children they father. Not only that, but the woman are the ones who take all the risks associated with the operation.

And not only did these early feminist leaders know this, men know it too. And men like those I just described, take advantage of it. That’s why, today, American society has devolved to the point where a male’s responsibility for an unplanned pregnancy he helped to create is often defined as a willingness to pay for half the abortion and provide transportation to the clinic.

Let’s also not forget what sometimes happens when a woman refuses to jump into this safety net. This Life Dynamics report documents about 100 cases in which women who refused their partners demands to have abortions, were then brutally murdered by those men. And our research made it crystal clear that the victims named here are just the tip of an enormous iceberg.

So if you are female, before you jump into bed with someone, it would be a good idea to find out his position on abortion. After all, you don’t want to be like the women listed here and find out the hard way that the kind of man who can be pro-choice about your baby could also be pro-choice about you.

The bottom line is, if you want to submit to an abortion, then the way the law is right now you can do so. But don’t be so blind, or so pathetically naïve, that you think abortions are done for the benefit of women. After all, if the people promoting this “Men for Choice” campaign can figure out whose bread is being buttered, so can you.

1966 tape discusses abortion in US before Roe says they are needed for “Negroes, Puerto Ricans”

Posted in Eugenics, Eugenics in Peru, Illegal abortion, Video with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on September 6, 2013 by saynsumthn

Abortion in 1966: Three Men Weigh in On Women’s Rights
Number 43
Thursday, July 12, 2012 – 04:30 PM

Abortion was the topic of this 1966 broadcast of Main Currents, hosted by Lee Graham. Three panelists (all men) used the recent introduction of a bill that would “liberalize” existing abortion restrictions as a springboard for a wide-ranging discussion of the practice both in the United States and abroad, and for exploring the historical basis for such restrictions and what the future may hold.

There were no abortion opponents present. Indeed, the only opposition mentioned was the Roman Catholic Church, and even that institution, one of the participants assures, is “approaching a state of fluidity greater than what we’ve seen in previous years.” This sober, for the most part reasoned, conversation is striking in its contrast to the fanatic rhetoric to come.

The three panelists were Alfred Julien, a trial lawyer conversant with the abortion law and how the proposed bill (introduced by State Senator Percy Sutton) would change access to abortions; Dr. Robert Hall, an obstetrician; and Lawrence Lader, a journalist who would become well known as a crusader for women’s reproductive rights. Currently, Hall explains, a legal abortion can only be performed to preserve the life, but not the health, of the mother. This crucial distinction, he argues, “prevents us from practicing good medicine.” Julien, the lawyer, calls the present law “harsh and restrictive.” Lader, instead of focusing narrowly on the legal or medical aspects of the debate, sees abortion as a civil rights issue. He quotes Margaret Sanger, who said, “No woman can call herself free who does not own and control her own body.”

Lader was a major voice in the abortion debate for four decades, becoming a lightning rod for its critics as well as a beacon for its proponents. He wrote influential books and articles on the subject, organized ministers to refer women wanting abortions to doctors as well as referring 2,000 himself, helped found what was long known as the National Abortion Rights Action League and helped win New York State’s repeal of abortion restrictions in 1970.

Listen to the interview here: http://www.wnyc.org/blogs/neh-preservation-project/2012/jul/12/abortion-legal-medical-and-historical-perspectives/

10:00- Keeping Birth Rate DOWN !

In Japan for ex, an easy abortion is their method of keeping the birthrate down…

The law is called the Eugenic Protection Act, the law was not passed as a birth control act.

10:48

the fact that in some places they have controlled populations is in fact inconsequential

ILLEGAL ABORTIONS: 11:40

Dr. Hall asked about 1 million illegal ab’s, moderator asks, how is that figure arrived at?

Kinsey Research Inst 11:40- which in surveying thousands of women found …explains illegal abortion reporting…we don’t know exactly how many illegal legal abortions are done of course we never will know for the reasons you say..8 or 10,000 a year…

“Difficult to know because the Kinsey Group is a little biased” – about 100 to one illegality

People who need abortions most Negroes, Puerto Ricans

15:00Huge disparity between … particularly in NY City,people who need abortions most, the percentage of Puerto Ricans , Negros other minority groups who secure hospital abortions very minor…. I abject to the word Illegal abortion, we do not know what illegal abortion is …

Socialists from Occupy DC, and eugenics founded Planned Parenthood protest Romney Fundraiser

Posted in Planned Parenthood and Occupy Wall Street, Planned Parenthood rich off taxpayers with tags , , , , , , , , , , on December 16, 2011 by saynsumthn

According to Live Leak: On the evening of December 14, GOP Presidential candidate and former one-term Massachusetts governor Mitt Romeny had a fundraiser, plates from $100 to $10,000. The event was held at the Lincoln restaurant, just three blocks from Occupy DC’s campsite at McPherson Square.

Both Occupy DC and Planned Parenthood showed up to protest, with Planned Parenthood displaying “women are watching” signs. One sign even said “don’t take away my birth control! The two groups worked well together, and attendees/donors to Mitt Romney had to run the usual gauntlet line of protesters.

There was an unusually heavy police presence compared to the usual Occupy DC protests.

The protesters criticized the newest position of Mitt Romney as pro-life and then claims he likes to “blow-up children” – quite a contradiction.

Socialists from Occupy DC, and eugenics founded…, posted with vodpod

What Occupiers are failing to object to by teaming up with Planned Parenthood is the way Planned Parenthood also milks the tax payer, and sucks millions out of the treasury – I guess this shows their true colors: they are not against the 1% ( Rich people like Planned Parenthood Prez Cecile Richards) after all !

Planned Parenthood received $349.6 million in tax dollars in the fiscal year ending on June 30, 2008, and $363.2 MILLION Dollars on Government Grants ( Tax Dollars) in 2009- that is ONE MILLION DOLLARS PER DAY of taxpayer money !!!
Planned Parenthood then took those hard earned dollars away from poor and middle class hard working people and and it paid its president, Cecile Richards, $385,163, plus another $11,876 in benefits and deferred compensation. ( View 2008 990 here )

Planned Parenthood’s “Get Rich Quick” Scheme – tax dollars and 6 digit salaries !


Cecile Richards; Planned Parenthood President

Planned Parenthood received $349.6 million in tax dollars in the fiscal year ending on June 30, 2008, and $363.2 MILLION Dollars on Government Grants ( Tax Dollars) in 2009- that is ONE MILLION DOLLARS PER DAY of taxpayer money !!!
Planned Parenthood then took those hard earned dollars away from poor and middle class hard working people and it paid its president, Cecile Richards, $385,163, plus another $11,876 in benefits and deferred compensation. ( View 2008 990 here )

The $385,163 in pay Planned Parenthood President Richards received in the organization’s fiscal year ending June 30, 2008 was recorded in the group’s publicly available Internal Revenue Service Form 990 filed for that year.

Richards also received $346,285 in total compensation from Planned Parenthood and $38,476 in total compensation from related groups in the organization’s fiscal year that ended on June 30, 2009, according to the organization’s Form 990 for that year.

Other Officers at the National Level received the following compensation:

CFO, MARIA ACOSTA received $89,691 from Planned Parenthood $5,725 from related organizations and $2,362 in estimated compensations

CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER MARYANA ISKANDER received $245,814 from Planned Parenthood and $23,696 in estimated compensations

VICE PRESIDENT OF DEVELOPMENT KIM MEREDITH received $220,427 from Planned Parenthood $24,492 from related organizations and $24,076 in estimated compensations. Before joining PPFA in 2006, Meredith spent nearly nine years as the chief operating officer at the now defunct and now disaffiliated Planned Parenthood Golden Gate, a Planned Parenthood clinic which squandered tax dollars and will close and never repay their debtors .

NATIONAL POLITIC AND FIELD DIR, ELLEN GOLOMBEK received $203,843 from Planned Parenthood $10,729 from related organizations and $15,288 in estimated compensations, she has since left Planned Parenthood to work in the Colorado Governor’s Administration.

VP OF MEDICAL AFFAIR, VANESSA CULLINS received $248,251 from Planned Parenthood and $15,600 in estimated compensations
VP OF GENERAL COUNSEL , BARBARA E OTTEN received $219,210 from Planned Parenthood $11,537 from related organizations and $39,074 in estimated compensations

In 2008- Planned Parenthood New England’s 2008 990 reports that

NANCY MOSHER CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER made $191,310

THOMAS FRANK CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER made $ 137,989

CHERYL GIBSON MEDICAL DIRECTOR Made $195,778

SUSAN SMITH STAFF PHYSICIAN Made $127,997

KIM BOYMAN STAFF PHYSICIAN Made $112,439

CAROLYN ERNST VP OF HEALTH SERVICES Made $96,370

BEVERLY ANN SHADLEY VP OF DEVELOPMENT Made $86,202


Planned Parenthood of New York City : Officers six digit salaries as reported on their 2009 990 tax form:

Joan Malin – made $229,064

Maureen E. Paul made $327,061

Louis K. Corso made $173,423

Gerald Zupnik made $257,929

Gillian Dean made $156,912

Anne M. Robinson made $168,767

What does Tax Dollars get Planned Parenthood of Illinois

Six Digit Pay Checks !!!! Paid for by you and me, according to their 2008 990 tax form.

Medical Director Caroline Hoke made $313,895

CEO Steve Trombley made $304,220 plus $58,000 bonus income = $362,220

Physician Jennifer Brown made $155,330

Physician Darwin Jackson made $111,525

CFO Cheryl Harris made $120,324

VP of development made $119,915

VP of clinic operations Julie Rabinovitz made $116,748

Assoc. Medical Director Kai Tao made $109,725


According to the report, the average hours they all worked was only 35 hours per week for their FAT CAT RICH SIX DIGIT PLANNED PARENTHOOD SALARIES !

According to the 2007 990 tax report filed by Mid-Hudson Valley Planned Parenthood , their execs are smiling because they raked in thousands in salaries off the backs of taxpayers like you and me:

President and CEO Claire Coleman made $154,437

Physician Raymond Burnett-Biglane made $104,749

VP Patient Services Kyra Carr made $93,426

VP Development Anne Matsui made $86,775

VP Finance Yvonne Van Tassel made $86,775

These figures do not account for each Planned Parenthood director – there are over 800 locations, making six digits in many cases as welll….

Planned Parenthood Federation of America’s Web site shows that it performed 332,278 abortions in 2009, up 8,270 from 2008. Why should the taxpayer be forced to fund abortion?

Planned Parenthood also PROFITED $64 million dollars in that same year ! Why do they need you and I to fund them?

But, Planned Parenthood’s profits are politicians gains. Just look at this analysis from Open Secrets which monitors 501C3 organizations and how they distribute and collect their funding:

The organization’s political action committee, for example, donated more than $148,000 to federal candidates — almost all Democrats -- during the 2010 election cycle. The PAC spent more than $443,000 overall.

Planned Parenthood also recorded $905,796 in independent expenditures during the 2010 cycle – money spent in support of, or in opposition to, federal political candidates, largely through advertisements. The top beneficiaries of this money were Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) and Patty Murray (D-Wash.).

In 2010 alone, Planned Parenthood and a California affiliate together spent more than $700,000 on federal lobbying efforts, a Center for Responsive Politics analysis of federal lobbying records finds. By comparison, all other organizations that primarily advocate for abortion rights collectively spent $247,280 on federal lobbying efforts during the same period.

So, not only does taxpayer money make Planned Parenthood officials RICH FAT CATS, they also expand the coffers of the politicians who support them- see how the cycle works?
Planned Parenthood also PROFITED $64 million dollars in that same year ! Why do they need you and I to fund them?

For even more shocking information on Planned Parenthood- get a copy of the documentary they are terrified you will watch: Maafa21

“Reproductive Rights” to once again trump “Parental Rights”?

Posted in Gardasil, HPV with tags , , , , on October 3, 2011 by saynsumthn

Vaccine bill overrides parents on child health, By Rebecca Hagelin

The Washington Times

Culture Challenge of the Week: Government and Sex-pushers Versus Parents

Democratic California Gov. Jerry Brown has a ticking time bomb on his desk: He must sign a recently passed bill by Sunday for it to become law. His signature, however, would set an explosive precedent: The bill would allow children as young as 12 years old to give valid consent – without their parent’s knowledge or permission – to receive vaccines that aim to prevent sexually transmitted diseases.

The groups pushing the governor to sign the bill include the usual “reproductive rights” suspects: the ACLU, NARAL Pro-Choice California and Planned Parenthood, to name a few. Their justification for cutting parents out of the decision-making process is the usual tripe: When it comes to sex, parents cannot be trusted to act in their children’s best interests.

The bill meets an urgent need, says its sponsor, Assemblymember Toni Atkins (a lesbian, community organizer and longtime advocate for LGBT special privileges). She argues that letting individual parents decide whether their child should receive, for example, the HPV vaccine amounts to “playing Russian roulette with kids’ lives.” Why? Because random clinic workers, school nurses or pharmaceutical representatives surely stand in a better position than the child’s parents to judge whether – for that particular child – the benefits of receiving the vaccine outweigh the risks.

Excuse me? Read rest here

Emily Tarsell’s 21 year old daughter suddenly died from unknown causes. After a personal crusade, the devastated mother found the death could be traced to a common vaccination, Gardasil.

Eugenicists eye Latin America

Posted in Abortion, Hispanic, United Nations with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , on July 29, 2010 by saynsumthn

Latin American Economic Summit Promotes Abortion, Condemns “Lesbophobia”
Friday Fax By Susan Yoshihara, Ph.D. Amanda Pawloski

NEW YORK, July 29 (C-FAM) A recent gathering of Latin America’s top economic commission issued a document praising secularism, condemning “lesbophobia,” calling for redistributive social systems, and liberally promoting sexual and reproductive rights.

Delegates from more than 30 Latin American and Caribbean countries attended the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean’s (ECLAC) Eleventh Session of the Regional Conference on Women in Brazil. The purpose of the conference was to address gender equality and women’s empowerment in economic terms. The delegates were mainly “gender” advisors, representing the government of member states.

The non-binding outcome document, which its proponents call “The Brasilia Consensus,” recommends that “at the High-level Plenary Meeting of the General Assembly on the Millennium Development Goals, which will be held in September 2010, particular attention should be paid to target 5B concerning universal access to reproductive health.”

The document then goes on to recommend that states review laws that punish or “denounce” women who have undergone abortions. The subject of “denunciation” has become a legal tool used by abortion proponents to argue that abortion laws amount to “cruel and inhuman” treatment of women. One UN delegate told the Friday Fax that his country is already considering reviewing its strict abortion law based upon pressure from UN committees on the subject of “denunciation.”

The ECLAC document also calls on states to incorporate gender “self-identification” in census taking, and derides people who oppose homosexuality. Specifically, it refers to “the prevalence and persistence of violence against women, racism, sexism, impunity and lesbophobia, parity in all areas of decision-making and access to high-quality universal public services in the areas of public awareness, education and health-care, including sexual and reproductive health care.” The document also recommends that states establish national accounts to reimburse women for work done in the home.

In her keynote address at the ECLAC meeting, Michelle Bachelet, former President of Chile, insisted that the state cannot be neutral, and called for majority-backed “political will” to enforce the consensus. Only four weeks prior to the ECLAC meeting, Bachelet was appointed by UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon to join a special advocacy group to rouse support of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). Specifically, Bachelet was put in charge of overseeing international achievement of MDG 3 on gender equality.



One UN delegate told the Friday Fax that the document is already informing the negotiations on the MDG Review document, now under heated debate at the UN. That document is set to be adopted at a high level UN meeting in September.

The pro-life group, Movimento Defensa de la Vida criticized the “Brasilia Consensus” as drastically out of step with the laws, policies, and culture of the vast majority of ECLAC member states. The Buenos Aires Herald recently reported a survey showing that more 82 percent of Nicaraguans, 73 percent of Brazilians, 71 percent of Mexicans, and 66 percent of Chileans oppose legalizing abortion in almost all its forms.

Bill Gates Admits his Agenda : Population Control ?

Posted in Bill Gates, Eugenics, Global Warming, Population Control, Vaccinations with tags , , , , , , , on April 28, 2010 by saynsumthn

Judge for Yourself – The author of this video goes ballistic after hearing Bill Gates say that Vaccines and Reproductive Rights and Health Care will – LOWER the POPULATION !

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