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5 Things Planned Parenthood Doesn’t Want You to Know About Pregnancy Resource Centers

They don't want to cut into their profitable business model.

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Paula Bolyard

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February 9, 2014 - 4:39 pm
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Editor’s Note: This article was first published in March of 2013. It is being republished as part of a new weekend series at PJ Lifestyle collecting and organizing the top 50 best lists of 2013. Where will this great piece end up on the list? Reader feedback will be factored in when the PJ Lifestyle Top 50 List Collection is completed in a few months…

Planned Parenthood certainly blusters a lot about helping women in need, but the truth is they make an awful lot of money off the grisly business of abortions. Their most recent annual report shows nearly $1 billion in assets and $997 million in revenues distributed to their local affiliates, plus another $177 million in revenues to the national office. By conservative estimates, abortions constitute 37% of Planned Parenthood’s revenues. Fair enough, I suppose, but isn’t it a little disturbing to think they have a business model (and a profit motive) that requires getting women onto the abortion tables with their feet in the stirrups?

With all the vitriol surrounding the abortion debate, it’s sometimes easy to lose sight of the fact that every day mothers with unplanned pregnancies make life-altering decisions about their unborn babies. While politicians and activists battle over the legislative issues, compassionate counselors at non-profit pregnancy resource centers (and their donors) quietly make a monumental difference in the lives of mothers, fathers, and babies every hour of every day across the United States. They literally save the lives of babies.

It’s no wonder Planned Parenthood warns women to avoid these non-profit pregnancy centers which, let’s be honest, hurt their bottom line.

Here are some things you may not know — 5 Things Planned Parenthood Doesn’t Want You to Know About Pregnancy Resource Centers:

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I'm a huge believer in suasion and alternatives to reduce the abortion rate.
I'm no fan of legislation to that purpose, especially when the legislation usually makes the provider the criminal and not the one who requests the abortion.
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Sounds like you are a soft communitarian. You would rather stuff get done by community values and persuasion rather than often heavy handed law.

I don't believe the Nolan chart is correct BTW. The explanation of privileged authority do not fit communities like the Amish and others.

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