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I know Thanksgiving is over, but we are still in the midst of the holiday season and the time of year that we are most mindful to be thankful for our blessings. And though this may seem a bit hollow of a blessing given that millions of children continue to be killed legally in the United States because of the evil of abortion and the cowardice of our lawmakers, it's nonetheless important:
In a Thanksgiving note to supporters, Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards thanked supporters for standing with the organization during what she labeled, "the most difficult year in our history."
And while it's not typical to delight in the misfortune of others, when you consider that the objective of these "others" we're talking about is to perpetuate the killing of our country's children, the fact that they had their most difficult year is cause for outright celebration. Let's put it this way: when Planned Parenthood has a good year, more innocent children suffer brutal, torturous deaths. When Planned Parenthood has a bad year, more of them live. Why anyone attempts to help these modern day progenitors of slave owners is sick, twisted, and beyond depraved.
So, what made it a difficult year? Abortion, after all, is unbelievably still legal in this country. Well, there are several differing reasons. First, they are losing their taxpayer blood money, historically protected by Democrats:
In February an historic amendment to defund Planned Parenthood passed overwhelmingly in the U.S. House, but was ultimately defeated in the Democrat-controlled Senate.
Immediately prior to the votes on that amendment, the pro-life organization Live Action had released several devastating undercover videos showing Planned Parenthood employees aiding sex traffickers and covering up the sexual abuse of minors.
After Washington failed to defund Planned Parenthood, state legislatures immediately took the battle into their own hands on their own turf.
According to the SBA List State by State Scoreboard, Planned Parenthood has lost over $61 million from 9 states after they cut tax-based funding to the abortion giant. The states include Florida, Indiana, Kansas, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and Wisconsin.
In the wake of these defunding efforts, numerous Planned Parenthood clinics have been forced to shutter their windows in several states.
But that's not it. The child killing factory Planned Parenthood also got a much deserved black eye for their involvement in sex abuse rings, as well as having several individuals who used to be intricately involved in their ritual killings abandon ship and begin blowing the whistle on the unbridled evil taking place inside their walls:
Some of these individuals, such as Abby Johnson, Ramona Trevino, and Sue Thayer have proven to be highly effective spokespersons for the pro-life cause.
Another former Planned Parenthood worker, Catherine Anthony Adair, penned a column that appeared just this week in the Washington Examiner, titled "Planned Parenthood lies about itself." Adair writes that during her time spent with the abortion organization, she was not encouraged to focus on prenatal care to pregnant women, or providing counselling, or on providing basic health care services to women.
"Instead, I spent my days urging women to terminate their pregnancies. My superiors constantly reminded me of our abortion-centered business model: abortions first, everything else came second."
Adair says she knows that many people are "fooled" by Planned Parenthood's "sound bites and statistical manipulations" that make the organization sound like it is "pro-woman."
"It is pro-abortion. It does not stand for women. It stands for ending our pregnancies. Women are treated as commodities, not as human beings."
While all of this is encouraging, it is beyond an abomination that elected Democrats continue to defend this monstrous organization. And those who continue voting to elect such cowards to office will have much to answer for, as they put what they perceive to be their own economic interests ahead of the lives of their fellow man.
Let's make this simple: the Democrat Party platform calls for expanding existing abortion services. The Republican Party platform calls for ending the evil practice. We could end Planned Parenthood's blood rein tomorrow if men and women of conscience would have the courage to do what is right. Instead, too many keep making excuses and voting for Democrats.