Trying to Look Slick, Planned Parenthood Comes Off Greasy

A Planned Parenthood business in Indiana is [starting to] promote adoption. Yes, you heard that right: A Planned Parenthood business in Indiana – part of the nationwide chain that sells 120 abortions for every single adoption it pushes – is just now starting to promote adoption. This is something that thousands of pro-life pregnancy resource centers have been offering for free for decades. The Post-Tribune of Northwestern Indiana reports: The Planned Parenthood clinic [sic] in Merrillville recently established a new program that should further distance itself from an image fostered by critics who claim its prime function is performing abortions. This week, the clinic [sic] became the third in Indiana to offer free services promoting adoption. The clinic [sic] joins a handful of centers nationwide in offering on-site counselors from a local adoption agency. “Our mission is to provide women with options, to give them information so they can make good decisions for themselves and their families,” said Liz Carroll, vice president of patient services for Planned Parenthood of Indiana. Of course we are always supportive of adoption as an option and one of the pro-life movement’s greatest legacies is the multitude of children adopted by pro-life families. However, that is not the issue here. What we see here is Planned Parenthood confirming what we’ve known for years: They weren’t actively promoting adoption as an option in their counseling sessions and are now trying to remedy that with a slick PR move. It’s not difficult to promote adoption. Yes, having a counselor from an adoption agency on-site can help, but Planned Parenthood doesn’t need that in order to promote...