A BIG LIE

Citizen Tom

When I saw the video below at THE FAMILY FOUNDATION BLOG (Planned Parenthood’s 3% Aboriton Myth), I decided to investigate a little.

Planned Parenthood posts this statistical assertion boldly on its Planned Parenthood at a Glance page. Here is the supposed factoid.

Planned Parenthood's three lie

Here in this file, Planned_Parenthood_Services, is their detailed explanation.

This three percent statistic got a lot of media coverage back in 2011.  Then Congress was considering cutting Federal funding for Planned Parenthood.  So FactCheck.Org came to the rescue and supported Planned Parenthood’s assertion.

Q: How much of Planned Parenthood’s services are dedicated to abortions? Does the federal government fund those procedures?

A: Abortions represent 3 percent of total services provided by Planned Parenthood, and roughly 10 percent of its clients received an abortion. The group does receive federal funding, but the money cannot be used for abortions by law. (from here)

When I saw FactCheck.Org’s list of…

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