Industry of Lies - Planned Parenthood's Attempt To Ignore Facts of Science

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Industry of Lies

"I have seen hundreds of patients in my office who have had abortions and were just lied to by the abortion counselor. Namely, 'this is less painful than having a tooth removed. It is not a baby.' Afterwards, the woman sees Life magazine and breaks down and goes into a major depression."

--Psychologist Vincent Rue quoted in "Abortion Inc." David Kupelian & Jo Ann Gaspar, New Dimensions, October 1991, pg. 16

Since its foundation in 1916 by Margaret Sanger, America's first birth control clinic Planned Parenthood has been lauded on the front as a trusted, reliable, and informative source of counseling and birth control, including abortions. Also part of an industry fraught with controversy, mystery, pain and complications, Planned Parenthood's claim to fame is that they care about women's and patient's rights to accurate information and safe and effective family planning. However, even those on the inside - the abortionists and nurse assistants - admit that they routinely lie to get women to abort for monetary reasons, and that abortion is far from 'safe.'

Judy W., a former office manager of the second largest abortion clinic in El Paso, Texas, said, "If a woman we were counseling expressed doubts about having an abortion, we would say whatever was necessary to persuade her to abort immediately."

Planned Parenthood has become a criminal behemoth, operating on lies and preying on women and girls in difficult and easily influenced positions despite the risk to their lives and well-being. Planned Parenthood (henceforth PP) in its mission statement declares, "We believe that such self-determination... (Of reproductive rights)...will contribute to an enhancement of the quality of life...(and we) accord all patients the right the receive accurate answers to questions about their health care and medical procedures." The words of PP blatantly contradict...