As Americans marked 39 years of virtually unlimited abortions under Roe v. Wade this past weekend, various Planned Parenthood leaders and officials participated in interviews and some of their frank comments are startling.
Angie Murie, executive director of Planned Parenthood Waterloo Region in Canada, was recently quoted in a National Post article claiming she opposed sex-selection abortions but essentially admitting that women should be able to have abortions for just about any reason.
“I wrestle with gender-based abortion more than any other reason [a person might give for choosing to have an abortion,]” she said. “From a macro perspective, I don’t think it’s a very good idea for us to be eliminating women. But if you look at it at the individual level, which is what we do, I don’t have any right to say that one person’s reason is better or worse than another’s.”
Next, Casey Martin, a man who is the Planned Parenthood of the Southern Finger Lakes director, admitted the “sky is falling” on Roe.
“I’m sorry to say that the sky is falling on Roe v Wade. It’s been falling incrementally for the past four decades, and it fell further, faster, in 2011 than in any year before,” he said.
While Planned Parenthood likes to tout itself as some sort of health agency that has virtually nothing to do with abortion, he admitted the abortion business is the leading pro-abortion voice...