Her comments come on a newly released video from the pro-life group Live Action, whose chief, Lila Rose, recently also released videos revealing Planned Parenthood offers nearly no prenatal care, despite bragging about that, and only rarely provides ultrasound services, unless an abortion is being purchased. When Planned Parenthood officials consider each contraceptive, pregnancy test, etc. their centers give away as one thing they do; they ignore the fact that the more than 300,000 abortions they do every year make up a large percentage of their income.
Marianne Anderson, a former nurse at Planned Parenthood, says she felt more like an "abortion salesman" than a medical professional sometimes.
While the threat of violence is always there, Planned Parenthood now has another very real risk to deal with - a political one.
Without Planned Parenthood and other affiliated organizations, the rates of unintended pregnancies (including teen pregnancies), unplanned births and abortions in the USA might have been almost 70 percent higher in 2014, according to the Guttmacher Institute.
"For years, our nation has debated life and abortion - at a minimum we should agree that no taxpayer should be forced to fund the largest provider of abortion in the country with their hard-earned tax dollars", Lankford said January 30.
Planned Parenthood clinics have been accused of making fraudulent Medicaid claims and health code violations.
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In a video released Tuesday by Live Action, Sue Thayer, a former Planned Parenthood clinic manager, says even clinics that did not perform abortions had to refer a certain number of patients to other clinics for abortions.
7 by The Associated Press about a bill to defund Planned Parenthood in Virginia reported erroneously that losing funding would force the group to close its five clinics in the state.
In it, Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards is quoted saying, "It's important to remember, too, that the services that we provide through the federal programs are family planning, cancer screenings, prenatal care".
"I trained my staff the way that I was trained, which was to really encourage women to choose abortion and to have it at Planned Parenthood because it counts towards our goal", Thayer said.
In a second set of videos, Planned Parenthood employees are caught on tape saying the only reason they offer ultrasounds is for abortion - not for prenatal care of any sort. I learned, I grew and I took care of myself, and here I am in my 60s forever grateful.
Planned Parenthood could be next.
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