Friday, November 28, 2008

Planned Parenthood's Holiday Gift of Death

In the TV news video here, Planned Parenthood in Indiana explains how they see gift certificates for services, including abortion, is just what the devil ordered in these tough economic times -- the gift that keeps on killing!

-- From "Gift certificates for Planned Parenthood" by Leslie Olsen (edited by Hyacinth Williams) WISH TV-8 11/25/08

For the first time, Planned Parenthood in Indiana is offering gift certificates. The organization said a big increase in calls and visits from newly unemployed and uninsured Hoosiers prompted what it calls the unusual, yet practical gift option.

The certificates come in $25 increments. They can be used for everything from birth control to $58 examinations that include breast exams and pap tests. Men who receive healthcare at Planned Parenthood can use them too.

Some Hoosiers 24-Hour News 8 talked to asked if the gift certificates could be used towards abortions. The answer is yes. But, Planned Parenthood said that's not the purpose of the gift certificates.

"They really are intended for preventative healthcare. We decided not to put restrictions on the gift certificates so it's for whatever people feel they need the services for most," [said Chrystal Struben-Hall, Vice President of Planned Parenthood of Indiana].

Indiana Family Institute President Curt Smith said he is appalled by the certificates.

"I think the way to help family planning is to give the money where there's no agenda. So if somebody wants to help a woman at a time of crisis, they can support the life centers throughout Indiana," said Smith.

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