Tuesday, July 19, 2011

"97.6% of Pregnant Women Going to Planned Parenthood Are Sold Abortions."

Politifact, the fact-checking web site of the mainstream media, set out to disprove comments by a pro-life New Jersey legislator, only to validate the argument that the Planned Parenthood abortion business helps few pregnant women.

The fact that Planned Parenthood helps relatively few women are who are pregnant and want to carry to term and are considering that as an option is well established.

A factsheet the Planned Parenthood Federation of America prepared about its own figures earlier this year shows Planned Parenthood provided prenatal services to merely 7,021 women and referred only 977 women for adoption services. These numbers were a 25 percent drop in prenatal care clients and a whopping 59 percent decline in adoption referrals from the 2,405 adoption referrals in 2008. The abortion business helped only 9,433 prenatal clients in 2008, down substantially from the 11,000 women it provided prenatal care to in 2007 — showing health care given to pregnant woman has fallen substantially over the years.

As a result, 97.6 percent of pregnant women going to Planned Parenthood are sold abortions while less than 2.4 percent of pregnant women received non-abortion services including adoption and prenatal care. That’s up from 96.5 percent of pregnant women going to Planned Parenthood getting abortions in 2008...

Here's the rest of an illuminating LifeNews.com article from Steven Ertelt.