Saturday, March 5, 2011

Planned Parenthood - #2696 - Planned Parenthood Falsely Correlates Access to Contraceptives and Increased Abortions - The Blaze

After the Republican-led House of Representatives voted to defund Planned Parenthood, the abortion provider launched one of its most aggressive grassroots campaigns urging the Senate’s Democratic majority to block the measure. In attacking the Pence Amendment, the provision which bars the group from receiving federal tax dollars, Planned Parenthood president Cecile Richards warned that such a measure restricting women’s access to contraception service would only result in more abortions. But is this claim really supported by the facts? The Daily Beast’s Kirsten Powers admits that after intuitively believing the argument and initially opposing the defunding provision, “a little research” forced her to change her stance:  Read more........

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