The last four years have been grim for most of us, but for some Hope & Change has been a golden era — Planned Parenthood, for example:
This month marks the 40th anniversary of the passage of Roe v. Wade — the abortion decision. Planned Parenthood and those who support the culture of death will celebrate while those who embrace the culture of life will mourn the loss of 55 million Americans destroyed in this holocaust.
The reason for PP’s celebration may be its recently released annual report showing a record number of 333,964 abortions performed in 2011 at the going rate of $451 for an early stage abortion. This figure does not take into account the lucrative income obtained for chemical or later surgical abortions — big business indeed.
The money given to them by Congress was $55 million more than given in the year 2010 for a total of $542 million in federal, state and local government funding.
But don’t forget Planned Parenthood isn’t only about abortion. It’s just that abortion is where the money is — and why its backers back it.
While the number of abortions increased at the clinics, the number of other services was down. Since 2009, PP’s cancer screenings dropped 29 percent while contraceptive services dropped 12 percent. The number of mammograms performed has (surprise!) remained the same at 0 percent.
Someone benefits, no matter who wins elections — even if the most avidly pro-abortion president in history prevails.
On tips from TED.