Planned Parenthood continues to defend their existence and receipt of over $500 million of taxpayer money every year. They claim that the majority of the services they provide women are have nothing to do with abortions and that abortions are only a small part of the women’s health services they provide.
This rhetoric is repeated over and over by women’s activists, feminists and Democrats nationwide. At the many protests following Donald Trump’s inauguration, many women held up signs in support of Planned Parenthood and the right to murder their unborn children.
The abortion giant tells the general public that they offer pre-natal counseling and care, perform mammograms and cancer screening among some of their broad healthcare services. In 2011, Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards was recorded saying (See video below):
“Prenatal care. These are the kinds of services that folks depend on Planned Parenthood for.”
In 2011, Lori Lamerand, CEO of Planned Parenthood Michigan stated: