Planned Parenthood - The Latest
New stories about Planned Parenthood and the selling of baby parts are in the news almost every day. Selected links are posted below. Links can also be found on our Life Blog and Facebook pages. We would encourage you to check out those for additional life issue news.
The Truth About Planned Parenthood (National Right to Life Committee)
Planned Parenthood and Abortion (Wisconsin Right to Life)
Investigative - Planned Parenthood (Live Action News)
Downloadable Bulletin Insert - Planned Parenthood and the One Thing Necessary
Also check out this brochure available through Concordia Publishing House:
Planned Parenthood: It’s Not What You Think! – Here’s the inside scoop on Planned Parenthood’s shocking agenda for our children. This brochure exposes the truth by using excerpts from the organization’s own material.
From Shock Waves to Ripples - Planned Parenthood by Rev. Dr. James I. Lamb
"With the release of those videos and the subsequent discussion of what is taking place, the light of truth is obliterating the darkness. The decades-old argument that what is in a mother’s womb is an unfeeling clump of cells has been exposed as a lie. It is clearly alive, with a beating heart and arms and legs and fingers and toes ... And, while Planned Parenthood may still be receiving tax dollars, it can no longer do business as usual ..."
Please learn more about these nationwide campaigns regarding Planned Parenthood. Click the links below to find out more about what you can do to help.
Planned Parenthood and Prenatal Care - We Don’t Do That Here by Eric Metaxas - "It turns out that Planned Parenthood is not interested in seeing you if you’re planning to become a parent. So why do they keep insisting otherwise? Money."
To Its Long List of Lies, Planned Parenthood Adds “We’re Nonpartisan” by Kristan Hawkins – “Planned Parenthood campaigned hard for Hillary Clinton. It’s now clear why, as Republicans investigate federal funding for the abortion giant and alleged atrocities.”
No Federal Funding for Planned Parenthood! - House Panel Releases Its Findings by John Stonestreet - "Planned Parenthood sold baby parts and should be stripped of funding. So finds a select House investigative panel."
New Congress quick to focus on abortion - Planned Parenthood is doubling down by Sheila Liaugminas
Planned Parenthood Doesn’t Need Our Taxes by Ian Tuttle
Mr. Obama’s Parting Gift to Planned Parenthood - Hope They Got a Return Receipt by John Stonestreet - "The Obama administration, in the final days of 2016 and of its existence, gave a Christmas gift to Planned Parenthood. Let's talk about how to take it back."
The Senate Report on Planned Parenthood No One Is Talking About by Phelim McAleer
An Obama Claus Stocking Stuffer for Planned Parenthood by Nate Jackson
Planned Parenthood, Margaret Sanger, and the FACTS by Judie Brown
Nick Cannon Blasts Planned Parenthood As "Modern Day Eugenics" by Bre Payton - "Abortion is 'modern day eugenics ... It's population control.'"
Nick Cannon: Planned Parenthood Is Committing A "Real Genocide" Against Black Americans by Bre Payton - "'Think about all the stuff they did with Planned Parenthood ... That type of stuff is to take our community, and forget gentrification, it’s real genocide, and it’s been like that for years.'"
Major U.S. Health Association Invites Abortion Profiteer To Keynote Its Convention by James Studnicki - "Planned Parenthood CEO Cecile Richards will not talk about medical science or anything else important to public health. She will, however, feature lots of science-corrupting ideology."
Planned Parenthood Celebrates 100 Years Of Promoting Death by Holly Scheer - "Despite more than half of Americans wanting changes to our abortion culture, our political system protects Planned Parenthood and legal abortion on demand."
Planned Parenthood’s century and the wages of birth control by Carolyn Moynihan - "Salaries testify to the profitability of the industry."
For 100 Years, Planned Parenthood Has Silenced Millions Of Women, Including Me by Abby Johnson – “Planned Parenthood has consistently claimed to ‘care’ for women and champion ‘women’s rights’—yet they silence any woman who thinks women deserve better than Planned Parenthood.”
Planned Parenthood Tells a Fairy Tale from Hell by Judie Brown
Why would, how could, anyone defend Planned Parenthood? by Dave Andrusko
Andy Richter Is ‘Eternally Grateful’ His Wife Aborted His Child by Holly Scheer - "Andy Richter might be a comedian, with a career built around humor and making other people laugh on shows with Conan O’Brien, but abortion is no laughing matter."
100 Reasons Why Elected Officials Should Never Honor Planned Parenthood by Dan Bartkowiak
If Planned Parenthood Thinks Black Lives Matter It Should Stop Killing Them by D.C. McAllister
Meet 7 people Planned Parenthood might have aborted by Laura Peredo
Obama Wants to Force States to Fund Planned Parenthood Abortion Biz by VCortney O'Brien
Protecting Planned Parenthood in California - Abortion Uber Alles, Including the Constitution by John Stonestreet - "Another, yes another, disturbing bill is being proposed in the California legislature. What’s going on in that state?"
Yes, Let’s Base Abortion Laws on Science by David French - "And science tells us that from the moment of conception, a separate human being, with unique DNA, exists."
Extreme: Planned Parenthood opposes virtually all abortion restrictions by Susan Michelle
Planned Parenthood Sues To Block Info About Baby Part Sales by Mollie Hemingway
Democrats Sacrifice Zika-Virus Research for Planned Parenthood by Alexandra Desanctis
A Random Act Of Justice by Michael Avramovich
Prosecutors Drop All Charges Against Planned Parenthood Whistleblower David Daleiden by The Federalist Staff - "Planned Parenthood's attorney previously admitted to colluding with Houston prosecutors to bring charges against Daleiden."
Celebrating the Bloodlust by Judie Brown
Planned Parenthood’s Descent into Self-Parody - Kill Your Kids Before They're Subjected to Violence? by John Stonestreet - "Exploiting a national tragedy about killing to advocate more killing is indefensible. But that’s what Planned Parenthood did."
Planned Parenthood Killed 964,325 Unborn Babies in Abortions Worldwide Last Year by Jonathan Abbamonte and Steven W. Mosher
The Planned Parenthood Investigation: One Year Later by Alexandra Desanctis
New Evidence Planned Parenthood Broke Federal Law, Lied to Women by Ramona Tausz - "In response to a congressional panel's recent discoveries regarding Planned Parenthood's business dealings with StemExpress, leaders from pro-life organizations pleaded for the reassignment of taxpayer dollars funding Planned Parenthood."
Judge Dismisses Misdemeanor Charges Against The Man Who Exposed Planned Parenthood by The Federalist Staff
Planned Parenthood Evacuated Due To … Baby Food? by Mollie Hemingway
Planned Parenthood: Committing an Abortion is Like Swimming by Sarah Terzo
Erasing the Truth About Planned Parenthood by Planned Parenthood
Planned Parenthood under Investigation - Will Truth Get a Fair Hearing? by John Stonestreet - "'Truth will out,' we sometimes hear. But it may take Congress to help it along. Here are some of the latest developments in the Planned Parenthood baby parts scandal."
11 Quick Takeaways From House Hearing On Aborted Baby Parts Trafficking by Mollie Hemmingway - "The market for aborted baby parts is significant, growing, and operating in violation of federal law, witnesses testified at a House hearing."]
11 Quick Takeaways From House Hearing On Aborted Baby Parts Trafficking by Mollie Hemmingway - "The market for aborted baby parts is significant, growing, and operating in violation of federal law, witnesses testified at a House hearing."
Evidence Piles Up Alongside Baby Parts by Bradley Mattes
After nine attempts to abort at Planned Parenthood, an ultrasound changed everything by Christina Marie Bennett
Guttmacher Erases Data To Protect Planned Parenthood, IUDs by Willis L. Krumholz - "Planned Parenthood’s research arm is hiding data to bolster claims that Planned Parenthood and IUDs are reducing unintended births among poor women."
5 Things Planned Parenthood Can Learn From Pregnancy Centers by Jay Hobbs - "Planned Parenthood has finally decided it wants to be ‘human-centered.’ It has a lot to learn about that."
Dear Donald Trump: No, Planned Parenthood doesn’t do "wonderful" things. Stop saying it does by Kristi Burton Brown
The Abortion Industry Survives by Endangering Women’s Lives by David French
Planned Parenthood Spends $137 Million to Promote Abortion Worldwide by Jonathan Abbamonte
Yes, Planned Parenthood Targets And Hurts Poor Black Women by Willis L. Krumholz - "Rep. Gwen Moore uses the abortion industry’s bad statistics in an attempt to absolve Planned Parenthood of its crimes against poor, black women."
Planned Parenthood Video Maker is a Portrait of a Real Man by Steve Deace
I Know Why the Government Went after Pro-Life Investigative Journalists by Jim Daly - "For those determined to speak out according to our deeply held beliefs, the price tag is becoming increasingly steep."
Why Are Pro-Lifers Borrowing Pro-Choice Philosophy? by Daniel K. Williams - "Pre-Roe v. Wade, the pro-life movement vehemently denounced the idea that the end justifies the means."
New Footage Shows Planned Parenthood Employees Negotiating Organ Sales by The Federalist Staff - "If we alter our process so we're able to obtain intact fetal cadavers then we can make it part of the budget... It's all just a matter of line items."
The Jackal Bares Its Teeth: Planned Parenthood Attacks by Bradley Mattes
Selective justice against pro-lifers shows our cause is just by Anthony Ozimic
The Indictment of David Daleiden - The Culture of Death Shoots the Messenger by John Stonestreet - "There’s finally an indictment relating to Planned Parenthood’s selling of body parts. So why are the forces of death celebrating?"
Petition Defending Pro-Life Activists Behind Planned Parenthood Videos Goes Viral by The Federalist Staff
Planned Parenthood videos testify to ugly truth by David Daleiden
Houston Grand Jury Indicts David Daleiden For Organ Trafficking, Issues No Charges Against Planned Parenthood - "Lauren Reeder, a Harris County prosecutor, has been a board member for Planned Parenthood since 2013 and a fundraiser since 2009." Also see (from October 1, 2015): Media Censors Forensic Analysis Showing Planned Parenthood Videos Not Deceptively Edited.
Pro-life investigator behind Planned Parenthood baby part videos could face 20 YEARS in prison by the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children
Why Nothing Has Changed Despite The Planned Parenthood Video Expose by Daniel Friedman - "Abortion proponents already know that abortion ends a child’s life, as the Planned Parenthood undercover videos display. They just think a mother has a right to make that choice."
Planned Parenthood is suing the Center for Medical Progress by Cassy Fiano
Why Planned Parenthood Shouldn’t Celebrate President Obama’s Protection by Marjorie Dannenfelser - "President Obama has just shown the public he’s willing to put every government service on the line to protect an industry that literally rips babies into pieces and sells the parts."
Praying at Planned Parenthood by John Piper
Services Slashed, Assets Up: Planned Parenthood by the Numbers by Bradley Mattes
5 terrible things Americans learned about Planned Parenthood in 2015 by Kristi Burton Brown
Planned Parenthood Attempts To Blame-Shift Onto Pregnancy Centers by Catherine Glenn Foster - "The nation’s abortion giant accuses pregnancy centers of doing the exact same thing it does: misleading women."
Audio: No Compromise With The Culture of Death - "Bioethicist Wesley J. Smith joins Fr. Barnabas on this last show of 2015 to discuss the alarming societal attitudes toward the value of a human life."
Obama refuses to investigate Planned Parenthood by Fr. Mark Hodges
We Don’t Care. No Matter What. by Bradley Mattes
Violence at an abortion clinic by Sheila Liaugminas
We Will Not Be Silenced After Colorado Springs by Bradley Mattes
The Most Surprising Thing About the Colorado Springs Shooting by Erick Erickson
Planned Parenthood is at the heart of the “violence” by Dr. Joel McDurmon
The Planned Parenthood Shooting and Anti-Christian Hysteria by Michael Brown
Evil Acts at Planned Parenthood by Nate Jackson
Planned Parenthood and those villainous Christians by Jonah Goldberg
Stop Blaming Pro-Lifers For The Colorado Springs Shooting by Ben Domenech - "Planned Parenthood wants the media to blame pro-lifers for the Colorado Springs shooting. Here's why it's not going to work."
The Irony Of Planned Parenthood Condemning Murder by Nicole Russell - "The media and Planned Parenthood are using Friday’s events to talk about anything but abortion."
In Their Own Words: Pro-Lifers Aren’t the Only Ones Who Call Abortion Killing by Scott Klusendorf
3 Examples Of Media Hypocrisy On Political Rhetoric And Gun Violence by Mollie Hemingway
Olivia Pope’s Abortion On "Scandal" Wasn’t Brave by Amy Otto - "Anyone can recite the abortion industry’s talking points, as Shonda Rhimes did with the winter finale of ‘Scandal.’ She should try more complex and compelling themes."
SICK! ABC’s "Scandal" Sets Main Character’s Abortion to "Silent Night" by Alexa Moutevelis Coombs
Death never takes a holiday for Planned Parenthood by Dave Andrusko - "Profaning the sacred is second nature"
Feds Try To Force Planned Parenthood On Texas Taxpayers by John Daniel Davidson - "It should worry every American, no matter his or her view of Planned Parenthood, that states no longer can influence programs that consume nearly a third of their budgets."
Taxpayers Paid StemExpress $7K For Aborted Baby Brains, Other Organs by The Federalist Staff
Planned Parenthood Abortionist Admits To Illegal, Partial-Birth Abortions In New Video by The Federalist Staff
Planned Parenthood’s reckoning by Sheila Liaugminas
Aborted Baby Hearts: So Cute by Bradley Mattes
The Onion: "Planned Parenthood Has Enough Fetus Cash to Keep Going" by Erin Aitcheson
Planned Parenthood Fights Defunding Efforts by Kelly Bartlett
The 7 Biggest Problems With CNN’s Planned Parenthood Story by Mollie Hemingway
Planned Parenthood Changes Its Plans, But We Do not - Keep Up the Pressure! by John Stonestreet - "Responding to all the pressure, Planned Parenthood has agreed to stop taking money for fetal tissue!"
Planned Parenthood's "Fix"? Making Fetal Harvesting "Free" by Jordan Candler
Between the Lines: What Cecile Richards Didn’t Say by Bradley Mattes
We Allow Planned Parenthood Because We Hate Mortality by Maureen Mullarkey - "So long as we think of our bodies in terms of replaceable components, the harvesting of fetal bodies will continue."
Shift Planned Parenthood Funds to Health Centers That Don’t Equate Abortion with "Women’s Health" by Marjorie Dannenfelser
4 Ways Planned Parenthood Has Billed Taxpayers For Elective Abortions by Bob Trent - "We have no evidence that taxpayer dollars aren’t keeping the lights on and running the water in the abortion room."
A demented “defense” of Planned Parenthood by Dave Andrusko
FOX: Planned Parenthood Patients Report Filthy Conditions, Unqualified Staff by The Federalist Staff
Top 5 Planned Parenthood Myths by Julie Roys
5 Things We’ve Learned Since The First Planned Parenthood Video by John-Henry Westen - "A lot of gruesome human rights violations have surfaced in the wake of the investigative videos uncovering Planned Parenthood's body parts trafficking."
Planned Parenthood’s defense of using fetal organs to ‘treat and cure’ is a sham by Bill Cassidy and David Prentice
Harrison, Carlson decry abortion, sale of baby parts by Roger Drinnon
Planned Parenthood’s Defense: We Harvested Brain of a Different Baby by Fletcher Armstrong
Media: Illustrating Stories Is Good, Unless You’re Exposing Planned Parenthood by Mollie Hemingway
Surprise! Planned Parenthood Doesn't Do Mammograms by Nate Jackson
At Planned Parenthood, Abortion Is Up, Health Care Is Down by Ann Paprocki - "Abortion is on the rise at Planned Parenthood, and life-saving care is decreasing. All the spin in the world will not overcome that reality."
Lie and Deny: Your Tax Dollars at Work by Bradley Mattes
Audio: Mollie Hemingway Breaks Down the Planned Parenthood Congressional Hearing by the Federalist Staff
A Quick And Easy Guide To The Planned Parenthood Videos by Mollie Hemingway
5 Shocking Scenes The Planned Parenthood Video Creator Doesn’t Want You To See by Mollie Hemmingway - A forensic audit reveals what was left on the cutting room floor.
Fact Check: Yes, Women Can Go Elsewhere If Planned Parenthood Closes by Bre Payton - "Vox claims that if Planned Parenthood were to be defunded, many women would lose access to health care. But they're wrong."
Planned Parenthood’s ‘Vital’ Work Means Killing Black Babies by Bre Payton - "Planned Parenthood's work is indeed "vital" to the black community, but not in a positive way."
Flash mob: Chicago’s youthful Crusaders crash a gloomy pro-abort rally by Steve Weatherbe
How To Help Planned Parenthood Employees Escape by Holly Schee - "Abortion doesn’t just kill children and damage mothers. It harms the people performing and supporting abortions. They deserve our attention and love."
7 Of The Most Oblivious Tweets From Planned Parenthood And Friends by Bre Payton - "This is really kind of embarrassing ..."
11 Most Important Takeaways From 10th Explosive Planned Parenthood Video by Mollie Hemingway
Video: Firestorm Rally at Governor's Mansion - Speaker Rev. Dean Nadasdy (LCMS Minnesota District South)
Dismembering Planned Parenthood by Bradley Mattes
Watch The Video Planned Parenthood And Its Media Allies Deny Exists by Mollie Hemmingway - "Carly Fiorina challenges Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama and others to watch the Planned Parenthood videos depicting organ harvesting."
Why Good People Support Planned Parenthood by A.D.P. Efferson - "As genocide studies reveal, we are all capable of justifying and committing extreme evil under the right circumstances."
Race and Margaret Sanger by Paul Kengor - "Touching on a liberal sore spot, particularly when the KKK comes into the picture."
Prospects for Defunding Planned Parenthood Have Improved by Chuck Donovan
Planned Parenthood Crashes the Miss America Pageant by Mary Powers
Sen. Mike Lee Says Exactly What Americans Needs To Hear On Planned Parenthood by The Federalist Staff
Rev. Matt Harrison encourages Lutherans to "kneel before the Crucified One" during a Day of Remembrance on September 12 - The Vigil of Repentance in Remembrance of the Victims of Abortion offered in the article is adapted from Lutherans For Life’s Memorial Service for the Victims of Abortion (available here).
Outrage Isn’t Enough by Tony Oliphant
Debunking the Abortion Crowd's Old Saws - Douthat Sets the Record Straight by Eric Metaxas - "Planned Parenthood supporters paint a scary picture of what will happen if the organization is defunded. But one New York Times columnist isn’t buying it. Nor should we."
How Pro-Life Clinics Can Compete With Big Abortion by Amy Otto and Luma Simms - "Pro-life medical clinics are fragmented and can’t compete with big abortion. That can change—and it should."
The sad truth about the Planned Parenthood videos by Dr. Joel McDurmon
Pants on Fire by Bradley Mattes
Planned Parenthood Video Makers Respond To Organ Harvesters’ PR Campaign by Mollie Hemmingway - "The Center For Medical Progress asks lawmakers to home in on the abortion corporation's recent admissions."
Protesting Planned Parenthood by Kathryn Jean Lopez
Do Taxpayers Pay Planned Parenthood To Stymie Adoptions? by Casey Mattox - "Taxpayers may be paying Planned Parenthood to steer women away from adoption and toward the abortions that benefit its bottom line."
Why Abortion is NOT Legal in America by Rebekah Maxwell
My neighbor is abusing his child, but it’s okay by R.J. McVeigh
Audio: David Daleiden - The Man Behind the Planned Parenthood Exposé - "In this special edition of Ancient Faith Today, Kevin Allen speaks, in this extensive interview, with David Daleiden, the director of the Center For Medical Progress, the pro-life activist organization that planned and produced the exposé videos that have shaken the abortion industry in the United States."
I’m Sick Of Your Moral Relativism by Nicole Russell - "It’s time to quit waffling: Babies are humans at conception. Period."
Meet the New Public Face of Abortion-on-Demand: Satanists by David French
LCMS National Mission leaders call for action on abortion by Adriane Heins
Pure Evil in All Its Glory by Bradley Mattes - "There are times when after the procedure is done that the heart is actually still beating [after extraction]. — Dr. Ben Van Handel, Executive Director Novogenix Laboratories"
What Really Constitutes Human Life? by Nate Jackson
3 things Planned Parenthood won’t tell women by Kristi Burton Brown
Abortion Is The New Slavery by Jayme Metzgar - "Just as our ancestors grappled with the evils of slavery, abortion is the moral battle of our time. Here are three main reasons why fetal tissue harvesting is morally wrong, even if it's legal."
Care. No Matter What. by Bradley Mattes
How An Infertile Couple Experiences The Planned Parenthood Videos by Katie Schuermann - "We would have adopted the children Planned Parenthood kills and sells. We would have held them and loved them and nurtured them and raised them."
New Video: Fetal Traffickers Ignored Consent Law by Dan Gilmore
Planned Parenthood's Phony Package Deal - Bundling "Care" and Abortion by John Stonestreet - "Folks, it’s a lie. Defunding Planned Parenthood won’t increase abortions like many are saying. In fact, the truth is quite the opposite."
Pro-Abortion Defense of Planned Parenthood by Wesley J. Smith
CMP Continues to Turn Up the Heat on Planned Parenthood by Nate Jackson
Obama: Killing Humans And Harvesting Their Organs Is An Atrocity That Must End by Mollie Hemingway
Margaret Sanger, Planned Parenthood and Racism - The Real Legacy by Eric Metaxas - "An effort is under way to polish the image of Planned Parenthood founder Margaret Sanger. Don’t fall for it."
The 3 Percent Dodge by Rich Lowry
The Most Pro-Choice Thing to Do? Defund Planned Parenthood by Emily Zanotti - "Give women real choices."
Planned Parenthood’s Lame Defenses by David French
Republicans & Planned Parenthood by Rod Dreher
Rational Disgust by Peter J. Leithart
Abortive reasoning evident in Planned Parenthood videos by Sheila Liaugminas
Look the Evil of Planned Parenthood in the Eye by Bradley Mattes
Feasting While Children Die by Linda D. Bartlett
No Lamborghinis for Planned Parenthood by Bradley Mattes
LCMS pro-life leaders host media by Roger Drinnon
The Planned Parenthood Video - The Price of Sexual Freedom by Eric Metaxas - "How can anyone defend Planned Parenthood after the sickening video that came to light this week? I’ll tell you how."
Planned Parenthood's logic is chilling but consistent by Peter D. Williams
"The LCMS Life Committee held a special press conference on July 16, 2015 at the International Center of The Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod pertaining to the recent controversy over the release of a video featuring an executive of Planned Parenthood discussing fetal organ research and the transporting of body parts from aborted babies."
The Grotesque Business of Planned Parenthood by Rich Lowry
The Law Allows Selling Fetal Body Parts — So Reform It by Brendan Foht
“A Lot of People Want Intact Hearts These Days” — Planned Parenthood, Abortion, and the Conscience of a Nation by Dr. R. Albert Mohler Jr.
LCMS National Mission’s Day denounces Planned Parenthood by Adriane Heins
Planned Parenthood: Babies Need Your Outrage by Bradley Mattes
BLACKOUT: Media Go Dark On Planned Parenthood Organ Trafficking by Mollie Hemingway
LCMS denounces Planned Parenthood by Rev. Bart Day
The Wine-Sipping Butchers of Planned Parenthood by Michelle Malkin
Let’s Face It, Planned Parenthood Is Evil by David Harsanyi
Planned Parenthood: How Much Longer? by Jonathan Parnell
Planned Parenthood and the the Trafficking of Aborted Fetuses by Dominic Bouck, O.P.