Planned Parenthood’s ironic statement on race relations

Abortion | The nation’s No. 1 killer of African-Americans tries to stand for justice
by Nick Eicher
Posted on Friday, July 22, 2016, at 12:38 pm

Each week, The World and Everything in It features a “Culture Friday” segment, in which Executive Producer Nick Eicher discusses the latest cultural news with John Stonestreet, president of the Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview. Here is a summary of this week’s conversation.

On the heels of multiple police shootings—and shootings of police—Planned Parenthood published a shocking social media statement.

“You deserve to parent your child without fear that he or she will be hurt or killed. Freedom from violence is reproductive justice,” read the words accompanying a picture of an African-American woman holding a young boy.

“It was one of the most bizarre, misplaced, awkward, and ironic things that I’ve ever seen,” John Stonestreet said, calling the meme a “shameless attempt at advertising by pretending to have some sort of empathy.”

The reality is that Planned Parenthood kills babies, and the abortion giant targets minority women in particular. The abortion rate among African-American women is 3 1/2 times that of white women, and nearly 80 percent of Planned Parenthood centers are within walking distance of minority communities, Stonestreet said.

“The history of Planned Parenthood is systemically racist,” Stonestreet said. “What it calls ‘reproductive freedom’ kills more African-Americans every year than all other causes of death combined. … They’re saddling up to be on the side of minority communities even while they’re eliminating their futures.”

Listen to “Culture Friday” on the June 22, 2016, episode of The World and Everything in It.

Nick Eicher

Nick is chief content officer of WORLD and co-host for WORLD Radio. He has served WORLD Magazine as a writer and reporter, managing editor, editor, and publisher. Nick resides with his family in St. Louis, Mo.

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  • Fuzzyface
    Posted: Fri, 07/22/2016 04:11 pm

    But the irony is that freedom from violence is a form of reproductive justice.  Abortion is reproductive INjustice.

  •  austinbeartux's picture
    Posted: Fri, 07/22/2016 07:08 pm

    Here's another irony.  A "wanted" 12 week old baby is the  most valuable and precious gift on earth.  But an "unwanted" 12 week old is just a blob of worthless organs.

  • Fani's picture
    Posted: Sat, 05/27/2017 09:12 am

    Except the organs are not "worthless" at all—PP sells them for a tidy profit!

  • SKK
    Posted: Sat, 07/23/2016 02:15 pm

    It is amazing that those at Planned Parenthood could so blatantly use the shooting tragedies for their own benefit. And in such a weird way - somehow tying the shootings to "reproductive justice" (whatever that is supposed to mean). "... and their foolish hearts were darkened." Rom 1:21.

  • hawaiicharles
    Posted: Sat, 07/23/2016 06:28 pm

    "Let us kill your child before someone else does!"




  • socialworker
    Posted: Wed, 07/27/2016 10:57 am

    And SKK...maybe those organs of the 12 week fetus are worthless to the mother but worth plenty apparently to Planned Parentood and other entities buying and selling them.  At least we're one step away from the mothers themselves getting paid for them.

  •  Xion's picture
    Posted: Mon, 08/01/2016 12:22 am

    The planning part of Planned Parenthood is where the parent chooses to use violence against her own child or not.