Grandmas for Abortion: Group of Grannies Encourages Women to Abort Their Babies

In an often cited 2012 interview, the former president of the radical pro-abortion group NARAL lamented that the pro-life movement was attracting so many young people, while the pro-abortion movement was growing old and gray. A new pro-abortion group in Maine is recruiting the old, graying crowd that former NARAL president Nancy Keenan was worried about. It’s called Grandmothers for Reproductive Rights (GRR!). The Bangor Daily News recently profiled the leader of the pro-abortion grannies group, Julia Kahrl. She grew up in a privileged, pro-abortion household. Her grandfather, James Gamble, was the co-founder of Procter & Gamble, and her father, Clarence Gamble, was a doctor who worked with Margaret Sanger, the founder of Planned Parenthood, according to the report. (A side note, it was in a letter to Kahrl’s father that Sanger exposed her racist intentions with the infamous line, “We don’t want the word to get out that we want to exterminate the Negro population …”) Clarence later began an international organization called Pathfinder Fund to push abortions and birth control as population control measures in developing countries. Most of Pathfinder’s funding comes from federal taxpayer dollars, the report states. It was through her work with Pathfinder that Kahrl decided to begin the pro-abortion grannies group. She told the newspaper that while visiting Mozambique in 2013, she learned about a group of grandmothers who were working to educate their communities about birth control. “And the light came on,” Kahrl said. Back in Maine, she began Grandmothers for Reproductive Rights, which has about 30 active members, according to the report. The grannies group lobbies against state measures requiring parental...