Planned Parenthood

How Did Planned Parenthood vs. Casey Change Abortion in the US?

By Marisa Cantu / October 19, 2023 /

Planned Parenthood vs. Casey was a landmark case for abortion laws. It was decided in 1992, almost two decades after Roe vs. Wade. Roe was the infamous case of 1973 that legalized abortion in the United States and ruled that women have a “right” to abortion under a clause of the Fourteenth Amendment. Casey gave…

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Planned Parenthood: What Do They Do With The Bodies?

By William Lawyer / September 18, 2023 /

In 2015, investigators from The Center for Medical Progress approached Planned Parenthood to purchase fetal remains. Posing as buyers from a human biologics company, the CMP set up meetings over lunch and at Planned Parenthood facilities. The investigators secretly recorded their conversations with Planned Parenthood executives. The videos, released in a wave to the public…

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12 Planned Parenthood Facts You Should Know

By Susan Ciancio / April 28, 2023 /

Sorting through what’s true and what’s not when it comes to Planned Parenthood can be difficult. The nation’s largest abortion provider hides behind a veneer of marketing and misinformation. But beneath the smoke and mirrors, the facts speak for themselves. And these facts say loudly and clearly that abortion is the core mission of this organization that…

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Does Planned Parenthood Offer Prenatal Care?

By Emily Capps / August 5, 2022 /

Planned Parenthood’s website claims, “Only a small number of Planned Parenthood health centers offer the full range of prenatal care services,” though they do offer referrals. The truth is: Planned Parenthood rarely offers prenatal services—and certainly not a “full range” of them. A select few Planned Parenthood clinics offer limited prenatal services, but most only…

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Defunding Planned Parenthood: Why It Matters

By William Lawyer / September 22, 2021 /

Defunding Planned Parenthood is a confusing controversy. Both pro-life and pro-choice advocates are often misled as to what Planned Parenthood is and does. This is no surprise since Planned Parenthood goes to great lengths to paint a rosy picture of itself. The work it does is treated as unique, and its abuse is rarely given…

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Planned Parenthood Abortion Statistics

By Brian Clowes, PhD / July 2, 2021 /

The Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA) has been in the news a lot in recent years because of its many leadership problems, a large number of employees exposing its “toxic and racist work environment,” and its continuing struggle to keep a tight lid on its harvesting of preborn baby parts.1 Of course, the organization’s…

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Margaret Sanger’s Little-Known Connection to the Ku Klux Klan

By Sofia Infante / March 24, 2021 /

Margaret Sanger and the KKK The adage “A picture is worth a thousand words” is especially relevant in the case of a photo taken of Margaret Sanger giving a speech to the Ku Klux Klan in Silver Lake, New Jersey in 1926. The authenticity of the photo is debated, but what is beyond question is…

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Do Our Tax Dollars Pay for Abortions at Planned Parenthood?

By Susan Ciancio / February 5, 2021 /

Representative Ronny Jackson (Texas) tweeted this statement on January 27. He wrote it in response to the recent executive orders put into effect by President Biden, which reverse the pro-life efforts of former president Donald Trump. In office less than two weeks, Biden has already rescinded the Mexico City Policy. This prevents US tax dollars from…

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Does Planned Parenthood Do Ultrasounds?

By Susan Ciancio / January 27, 2021 /
3d ultrasound on screen in a hospital

Yes. And no. At the majority of its clinics, Planned Parenthood does ultrasounds for just one reason: abortion. What Are Ultrasounds? An ultrasound is “a medical test that uses high-frequency sound waves to capture live images from the inside of your body.” It’s a technology similar to radar or sonar. And though scientists studied these…

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A Short Biography of Margaret Sanger

By Brian Clowes, PhD / October 28, 2020 /

  Sanger’s Early Life Margaret Sanger is a prime example of how people are molded from a young age by the direct and enduring influence of their parents. While genetics certainly play a part, people are formed by those around them all through their lives — but most especially when they are young.   Margaret…

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