You’re Outraged at Planned Parenthood: 3 Things You Can Do

This week’s revelation that Planned Parenthood is actively marketing, selectively identifying and selling the body parts of pre-born children should enrage anyone. Anyone in the Pregnancy Help Community should be outraged—but not surprised. Planned Parenthood lives off abortion, in itself a gruesome crime against humanity. We should not be shocked when this organization simply exploits a related revenue stream. The question we face today is, “What shall we do?” Jay Hobbs, in his excellent piece on this topic, says this could be a tipping point. The abortion Goliath can be toppled. Now. But what do we do? What are a few reasonable action steps anyone in the pro-life community can take? We can’t all go to Washington. And because of obligations to our families and places of work, it can be difficult to take on expansive roles in this effort. Yet, there are three manageable action items any one of us can complete in literally minutes. Minutes, not hours. And each of these three could have a major impact on the future of Planned Parenthood, the future of the pro-life calling, and the future of those who are already turning this country toward valuing life once again. Three. Anyone. And we can shift a culture. Here they are, in ascending order: First, we need an investigation and the suspension of funding for Planned Parenthood Congress is already ramping up for an investigation, so half of this goal is complete. The other half? Any pro-life individual can write his or her congressional representative and ask that Planned Parenthood’s federal funding—more than $500 million each year–be suspended while the investigation plays...