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Peeling back the layers of deception

Ever since Roe v. Wade, we have been attempting to “peel back” the layers of deception that surround unborn babies, the abortion issue, the abortion industry and abortion proponents.

Tragically, the truth has been concealed under layer upon layer of misinformation, deceit and bald-faced lies. To make matters worse, the onion is still intact due in large part to apathy.

Peeling back the layers of the onion has been an extremely painful process. Not only has it taken our time, talent and treasure, but it has been a heartbreaking journey as well.

Just like peeling a real onion, there have been many tears!


Layer Upon Layer

Many are not aware that Planned Parenthood, which will celebrate its 100th birthday next year, is the nation's largest abortion provider, let alone the organization's sordid past.

  • Planned Parenthood, under another name, was founded in 1916 by Margaret Sanger.

  • It is well documented that Sanger was instrumental in launching the eugenics movement in America during the 1930s.

  • Her ultimate goal was to eliminate certain groups of people that she deemed to be “human weeds,” “reckless breeders,” or “ . . . human beings who never should have been born.” Sanger had a very specific definition of those she considered “unfit.”

  • That definition included African Americans. For example, in her autobiography, Sanger said, “I accepted an invitation to talk to the women’s branch of the Ku Klux Klan . . . I saw through the door dim figures parading with banners and illuminated crosses . . . in the end, through simple illustrations, I believed I had accomplished my purpose. A dozen invitations to speak to similar groups were proffered.”

  • Her scheme to eliminate the “unfit” included compulsory sterilizations and even forcing certain groups of people to a lifetime of farm work. She despised anyone of a religious bent, especially the Catholic Church because of their opposition to her agenda.

  • This woman, who once wrote, “The most merciful thing that a large family does to one of its infant members is kill it,” is still recognized as a great American hero among the ranks of Planned Parenthood leaders.

  • Planned Parenthood continues to publicly showcase Margaret Sanger’s legacy with a prestigious annual award in her name. (Hillary Clinton was a recipient in 2009)

  • Today, Planned Parenthood operates more than 700 centers across the country promoting their corrupt philosophy.

  • While hiding behind slick Madison Avenue slogans and sound bites, Planned Parenthood is the largest provider of abortion services in the United States today. Behind the scenes, they quietly perform approximately 1 in every 3 abortions coast to coast.

  • According to its own annual report, that’s approximately 174 abortions for every 1 Planned Parenthood adoption referral.

  • Not satisfied with their current market share, Planned Parenthood recently mandated that all of their affiliates must now operate at least one abortion mill. They have even been known to give out awards to satellite offices that have increased the number of abortions performed.

  • Not all Planned Parenthood centers perform abortions, but all refer.

  • To add insult to injury, Planned Parenthood received more than $528,000,000 from you and me, as taxpayers, in their latest fiscal year.

  • Planned Parenthood has received additional funding as an ObamaCare “Navigator.” They were also eligible for a portion of 75 million dollars that has been earmarked by ObamaCare for “sex education.”

  • Planned Parenthood pretends to be a “non-profit” organization enjoying all the privileges that go with that tax classification. The problem is they made a profit of over $127 million dollars last year alone.

  • It’s clear, Planned Parenthood is not really a non-profit. It’s a thriving abortion business with taxpayers as their biggest paying customer.

  • Planned Parenthood’s agenda is abortion-on-demand—without parental consent, without limitations, without apology, financed by your tax dollars!

  • Yet recent polls show that just half of our fellow citizens even realize that Planned Parenthood performs abortions at all!

But, of course, these are just facts and figures, mere statistics. I want you to see for yourself the misery and mayhem that Planned Parenthood is bringing about in the real world.


Current Events

On July 14, the Center for Medical Progress released an undercover video (the first of many) featuring a candid conversation over lunch with Dr. Deborah Nucatola, who is a senior director of medical research for Planned Parenthood.

This first video exposes the harsh reality of how Planned Parenthood “does business” on a day-to-day basis. Words simply cannot describe the bone-chilling effect of this footage, for not only what was said, but how it was said.

As Dr. Nucatola nonchalantly munches on her salad and sips her wine, she “negotiates” the sale of fetal body parts with two potential “buyers.” Listening to her demeanor in video number one, you would think she was describing a recent vacation, not the brutal execution of an innocent baby in the womb.

Dr. Nucatola clearly illustrates Planned Parenthood’s apparent willingness to potentially break two federal laws in order to harvest and then sell fetal body parts for a profit. There is a candid discussion of the “menu,” including the heart, limbs, liver and even brains.

At one point, Nucatola says, “We’ve been very good at getting heart, lung, liver because we know that, so I’m not going to crush that part, I’m going to basically crush below, I’m gonna crush above, and I’m gonna see if I can get it all intact.”


More Peelings

The Center for Medical Progress videos put it all out there for the world to see: The lack of respect for their patients, the lack of respect for the precious unborn and their lack of respect for the law. But even more disturbing, these videos clearly illustrate the total absence of any shred of human decency!

Very briefly, here are some additional “peelings” from the videos:

  • ABC, CBS, NBC, CNN all censored breaking news of these videos. It was only after footage went viral that ABC and CBS finally reported on the story.

  • As you’ll recall, during the same time frame, “Cecil the lion” was shot and killed in Africa. That story received 15 times the coverage that the Planned Parenthood videos did.

  • The undercover “buyers” were after “specimens” in the second trimester. Video number 2 through video number 5 include increased footage of the blood and guts involved in the abortion procedure.

  • By way of these videos, you are an eyewitness to the absolute lowest form of depravity. In full living color, you will watch Planned Parenthood staff pawing their way through what’s left of an innocent human being.

  • You will watch them point out intestines (“The intestines are here, right here, see?”), rib cages and even eyeballs. You will see them sort through little arms and legs.

  • You will hear Planned Parenthood personnel brainstorm on how to get “intact, fetal cadavers. A whole baby brings the highest price.

  • In video 5, an abortionist says, “It would be exciting too if you needed (the baby) dissected . . . I know it’s sickening on some level, but it’s fun.

  • But this is where my knees really buckled—you’ll hear one Planned Parenthood personnel declare, “another boy!

This is such an outrage. It was a little boy! But you just killed him and now you’re going to sell his body parts for a profit. What has this world come to!


We Need to Keep Peeling

Peeling back the layers is time consuming, expensive and emotionally draining. I need to know that you will continue to stand with us at every layer of the onion.

Help us to keep peeling! Consider a financial gift to help us continue our lifesaving work. Consider volunteering and being a voice for those who do not have one. Your help is needed and deeply appreciated.

 

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