I’ve often been a critic of Planned Parenthood, because I believe that despite its arguments to the contrary, the organization is primarily a political tool for the abortion industry. Those who support Planned Parenthood are quick with the statistics about how they provide counseling, general checkups and health care, mammogram referrals and other female-centric health services.

Supporters say that abortion is just a small percentage of the services Planned Parenthood provides. I never believed that, but many people do.

Flowers is an attorney and a columnist for the Philadelphia Inquirer.

(1) comment

Schreff

Finally, with this firing and/or resignation Planned Parenthood finally admitted their mission is one and one only......abortion. Most folks believe Planned Parenthood is good but is truly on the devil in disguise. Transfer the little good Planned Parenthood did to a good non-profit organization for less money and more service for the women who need it. Cut out this dangerous, untruthful ruse and let's get true women's health care services instead of admitted performance of abortions and the selling of baby parts for huge sums of money while paying their executives huge salaries and/or other quasi Planned Parenthood third parties.

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.