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.

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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.

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