Campaign for American Principles founder Prof. Robert P. George and the Heritage Foundation’s Ryan T. Anderson expound on why the government should defund Planned Parenthood in the Harvard Health Policy Review:
These videos made graphic what human embryology revealed long ago: abortion is the deliberate destruction of a living member of the species Homo sapiens—a human being. Elective abortions—that is, killing innocent individuals not because fetal death is an unavoidable side effect of a medical procedure to prevent death or grave harm to the mother, but simply because the unborn child is unwanted—are violations of human rights.
. . . The government should not fund Planned Parenthood for a simple reason: it deliberately kills innocent human beings.
Here’s why — research shows that:
Over 300,000 human lives are deliberately ended at Planned Parenthood clinics in elective abortion every year. That is why the organization should not receive over $500 million dollars from taxpayers. Whether its employees illegally harvested human organs without the mothers’ consent, or illegally altered abortion techniques to be less crunchy, or illegally sold baby body parts for a profit, should be investigated…
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