Abortion and Race-Linked Funding (2008)

“SORRY,” SAYS PLANNED PARENTHOOD FOR ACCEPTING DONATIONS TARGETING MINORITIES Planned Parenthood has apologized for accepting donations intended only to end the lives of black babies. The Advocate, a pro-life student magazine at UCLA, hired an actor last year to call PPFA offices across the country offering race-linked funding. The donations were accepted, some enthusiastically. With the release of the recordings, the organization has threatened to sue the student magazine. [“Planned Parenthood of Idaho Apologizes for Targeting Black Babies,” CitizenLink.com, 03-18-08, http://www.citizenlink.org/CLBriefs/A000006872.cfm; POSTED: MAR 18, 2008, www.abstinence.net]   UNDERCOVER INVESTIGATION REVEALS PLANNED PARENTHOOD RACISM: PP agreed to take donations earmarked to reduce numbers of Blacks. UCLA's pro-life student magazine, The Advocate, has revealed an undercover investigation in which representatives of Planned Parenthood enthusiastically accepted a financial donation targeting the abortion of an unborn black baby for racist motives. Lila Rose, editor of The Advocate, says she has taped responses of Planned Parenthood officials from seven states that reveal the eugenic character of their ideology. Lila told WorldNetDaily, "Students on campus are shocked and saddened that such a huge organization would have racist leanings in the present day. They are surprised to hear the truth about [Planned Parenthood founder] Margaret Sanger, and how the African-American community is being hurt by abortion. "There's a lot of surprise out there. Planned Parenthood does an excellent job of covering up the facts." Margaret Sanger, the founder of Planned Parenthood, was a proponent of "race hygiene" through "negative eugenics," an attempt to reduce the fertility of "dysgenic" groups, in the early 20th century. In 1921, she said eugenics is "the most adequate and thorough avenue...