Pence v. Planned Parenthood
The campaign to defund the country's largest abortion provider advances.
1:31 PM, Apr 13, 2011 • By JOHN MCCORMACK
Another incident at a Planned Parenthood franchise in Ohio involved a 13-year-old girl "impregnated by her school soccer coach who accompanied her to the clinic and paid for the abortion with his credit card, while she showed the staff her junior high school ID card," Allen wrote. "Spokesmen for Planned Parenthood have insisted that such cases are flukes (or that the victims lied, relieving the clinics of responsibility), and that clinic staff are carefully trained to report all instances of suspected abuse."
It's safe to say that if any another federally funded organization had so many "flukes" over the years, it would not only lose its taxpayer-funding, it would face a criminal investigation. When ACORN was stung by James O'Keefe's undercover videos, Democrats were more than happy to throw the organization under the bus. Maybe that's because ACORN is a ward of the Democratic party, whereas Planned Parenthood is the Democratic party, as much or more than any big union.
And so Planned Parenthood is untouchable in the minds of President Obama and other Democratic leaders and activists. But thanks to the efforts of Mike Pence, Lila Rose, and other pro-lifers, the Republican party stands ready to privatize the largest abortion provider in America.