Planned Parenthood announces new president

Dr. Leana Wen is the former Baltimore City Commissioner of Health

Dr. Leana Wen, a former Baltimore City Commissioner of Health, is the new president of Planned Parenthood. The abortion provider announced Wen’s appointment on Sept. 12. She replaces Dr. Cecile Richards, who was appointed to the role in 2006. In a three-minute video posted by Planned Parenthood announcing her hiring, Wen described her immigrant background--she moved to the … [Read more...]

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Abortion and Congress – what will local Catholics and Evangelicals do?

49th District hangs in balance between pro-life Harkey and pro-abortion Levin

The following comes from an August 9 press release Planned Parenthood Action Fund today endorsed Mike Levin for Congress in California’s 49th District. “Voters face a stark choice in California’s 49th District this November. On one side, you have Diane Harkey, an unyielding opponent of a woman’s right to reproductive freedom. …., Mike Levin is a stalwart champion of … [Read more...]

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Report: United Way gave more than $2.7 million to Planned Parenthood

Charity paid for the equivalent of at least 2,901 Planned Parenthood abortions over the course of a single year

2ndVote, the conservative watchdog for corporate activism, released its annual findings on United Way’s financial support for Planned Parenthood. “Every year, 2ndVote takes an extensive look at United Way affiliates that help fund the world’s largest abortion provider, Planned Parenthood,” said Executive Director Robert Kuykendall. “Our research is designed to give … [Read more...]

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Senate amendment to defund Planned Parenthood fails

Measure that would have blocked federal government funding to Planned Parenthood, proposed by Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY), was defeated 45-48, needed 60 votes to pass

The Senate on Thursday rejected a measure that would have blocked federal government funding to Planned Parenthood. The amendment, proposed by Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY), was defeated 45-48, needing 60 votes to pass. The amendment was proposed for attachment to an appropriations bill funding the department of Labor and Health and Human Services. Speaking after the vote, Paul said … [Read more...]

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After meeting with pro-life group, Barnett Medical Services breaks contract with Planned Parenthood

CFO Rich Espicha's company will no longer pick up bodies of aborted babies at Planned Parenthood San Francisco

Yesterday, August 2, 2018, Rich Espicha, CFO of Barnett Medical Services, made it known that he will no longer have his company pick up the aborted babies "medical waste" from nearly 20 Planned Parenthood abortion facilities. On Friday, July 27, members of the Survivors Summer Youth Camp captured on video, a Barnett worker picking up containers of aborted babies from Planned … [Read more...]

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National Abortion Federation dismisses seven charges against David Daleiden

Abortion syndicate is suing pro-life journalist for incriminatory undercover videos

The National Abortion Federation (NAF) dismissed seven out of eleven claims on Friday against pro-life journalist David Daleiden and his organization, the Center for Medical Progress (CMP). In 2015, NAF sued David and CMP after they began releasing undercover videos exposing Planned Parenthood’s trafficking of baby body parts. Buying and selling fetal tissue is illegal under … [Read more...]

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Planned Parenthood asked to prove fetal tissue was not sold for profit

At a July 19 hearing in U.S. District Court in Oakland, attorneys for David Daleiden asked the court to compel Planned Parenthood to prove its affiliates have not profited from fetal tissue transactions

Attorneys for David Daleiden, a pro-life advocate and journalist who released videos on Planned Parenthood’s fetal tissue procurement, have asked the abortion provider to prove it has not sold fetal tissue for commercial gain. Daleiden was the project head for the pro-life group Center for Medical Progress, which in 2015 released several videos of conversations with Planned … [Read more...]

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56 lawmakers seek probe of Planned Parenthood’s response to child sexual abuse

In a June 7 letter to the Department of Health and Human Services, legislators ask the agency to probe whether Planned Parenthood “failed in its duty to report suspected child abuse to local authorities and to HHS”

A group of 56 lawmakers led by Rep. Vicky Hartzler, R-Mo., is urging federal officials to investigate the extent to which Planned Parenthood fails to report suspected sexual abuse of minors. In a letter Thursday to the Department of Health and Human Services, Hartzler and 55 other Republicans ask the agency to probe whether Planned Parenthood, as a recipient of federal Title X … [Read more...]

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Appeals court won’t dismiss lawsuit against Daleiden

Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals rules Planned Parenthood lawsuit against Center for Medical Progress can move forward

A federal appeals court rejected a pro-life effort to have Planned Parenthood’s lawsuit against the pro-life Center for Medical Progress (CMP) dismissed. The move ensures that the fight will continue over the undercover videos that revealed what many say is the abortion giant’s fetal organ harvesting activities. On Wednesday, a three-judge panel of the Ninth Circuit Court of … [Read more...]

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Planned Parenthood centers hit with ‘prayer and protest’ during weekend demonstrations

More than 5,000 took part in #ProtestPP demonstrations at 151 Planned Parenthood facilities in 40 states

Pro-life supporters took to the public square across the U.S. Saturday to protest Planned Parenthood, call on President Donald Trump to put a stop to taxpayer subsidization of the abortion giant, and raise awareness to the reality behind its abortion business. More than 5,000 took part in #ProtestPP demonstrations at 151 Planned Parenthood facilities in 40 states for the third … [Read more...]

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