This will probably come as no surprise to you, but leftists disgust me. I’m not talking about well-meaning but misguided people like my liberal neighbors. I’m talking about hard left politicians and activists.
Today in particular, which has been designated as a “Pink Out Day,” whatever that is supposed to mean – and thanks for spoiling a perfectly good color, BTW – I’m thinking of women who have made protecting Planned Parenthood their mission in life. Women like Patty Murray, Maria Cantwell, Suzan DelBene (can you tell I live in Washington?) and Elizabeth Warren.
Planned Parenthood was birthed out of the negative eugenics movement of the 1930s and it would appear they’ve been wildly successful, as 40% of all African-American pregnancies end in induced abortion.
Today’s leftists are selling Planned Parenthood as essential health care. In case they’re not aware, abortion isn’t health care unless pregnancy is a disease, which, to be perfectly fair, some of them probably believe. But generally speaking, the goal of “health” care isn’t usually a dead, dismembered baby. By definition. Seriously, look up the definition of health care.
Planned Parenthood could do one simple thing to secure federal funding from now until our inevitable financial collapse: stop providing abortions. In the meantime, the funds they’re currently receiving could be channeled into the more than 1,300 federally funded community health centers which provide actual health care without the ethical baggage of abortion. In their own words:
HRSA Health Centers care for you, even if you have no health insurance – you pay what you can afford based on your income. Health centers provide services that include:
- Checkups when you are well
- Treatment when you are sick
- Complete care when you are pregnant
- Immunizations and checkups for your children
Some health centers also provide mental health, substance abuse, oral health, and/or vision services. Contact the health center organization directly to confirm the availability of specific services and to make an appointment.
As you can see, HRSA health centers probably provide more services than are available at your local planned parenthood clinic.
This is a not hard and if leftists weren’t exclusively focused on allowing the maximum number of women to kill their own babies as quickly and easily as possible, they’d see it, too.