Posts Tagged ‘Planned Parenthood’
Is the HHS Strategic Plan Recognizing Life?
About a month ago, the government released its draft for 2018-2022’s Health and Human Services (HHS) Strategic Plan. As reported by several pro-life news organizations, the draft seemed optimistically pro-life. The National Catholic Register did a pretty good job covering the possibilities in their article on the subject. Commonly cited is the draft’s repeated use…Read More
Who was Margaret Sanger?
Planned Parenthood. It generates contentious debate, but what about the hidden face behind the organization, the woman who created the movement? Who was Margaret Sanger? A relatively unknown name, Margaret Sanger was the founder of the American Birth Control League which is known today as Planned Parenthood. For those that passionately fight for or against…Read More
From the January/February 2012 issue of Family Foundations: by Holly Rutchik Do you ever feel like you’re not normal? If you practice NFP, you’re in a distinct minority – even among your Catholic peers. Ninety-eight percent of self-identified Catholic women use contraception, according to a recent study by the Guttmacher Institute, the research arm of…Read More
Are Contraceptives Really Cost-effective?
The May 5, 2011 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine ran an article titled “Family Planning as a Cost-Saving Preventive Health Service.” It was authored by pro-contraceptive scientists and Planned Parenthood employees. Written no doubt in response to Congress’s recent discussions to consider withholding federal funding for Planned Parenthood, the article attempts to…Read More
98% of Catholic Women use Contraception
This month the Guttmacher Institute (the research arm of Planned Parenthood) released an analysis of contraceptive use in the United States among women who claim a religious affiliation. It shows that 25% of the women aged 15-45 surveyed in the latest round of the National Survey of Family Growth claim to be Catholic. However, just…Read More