Wednesday STOPP Report
2006-11-29

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This information-packed weekly e-newsletter is the voice of STOPP, American Life League’s project that exposes the true nature of Planned Parenthood and documents its anti-life, anti-family programs. The Wednesday STOPP Report also spells out what dedicated grassroots pro-lifers can do to counter Planned Parenthood. Wednesday STOPP Report subscribers also receive special e-mail updates offering an in-depth look at timely pro-life issues.

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In This Issue

  • Planned Parenthood announces "Free EC Day"
  • Planned Parenthood targets Latino community
  • Planned Parenthood happenings
  • Walmart removed from boycott list
Planned Parenthood announces "Free EC Day"

It’s the holiday season and retailers all across the country are scurrying to attract shoppers into their stores. The super sales on “Black Friday” have given way to price cuts and free giveaways as the giant chains go after every customer they can get.

Planned Parenthood, the nation’s largest abortion chain and one of the biggest drug chains in the country, is no exception. The organization’s affiliates are beginning to announce participation in a “Free EC Day” on December 6.

On that day, women will be able to go to many of Planned Parenthood’s clinics across the country and be provided with a free EC kit (one kit per customer).

CALL TO ACTION: We encourage every fighter of Planned Parenthood to be outside every one of its clinics on Wednesday, December 6 and hand out accurate information on emergency contraception. You can order copies of our full color brochure online or you can download a black and white copy free and take it to your local copy shop to get copies for distribution.

We must not let Planned Parenthood deceive people that day. We must tell them the truth.


Planned Parenthood targets Latino community

The Brownsville Herald reported on November 28 about a talk in Weslaco, Texas by Planned Parenthood Federation of America president Cecile Richards. During the talk, Richards said one of her major goals was to push Planned Parenthood services on the Latino community.

She specifically mentioned wanting PP-style sex education programs for Latino teens, as well as getting more government money to push its total agenda on the Latino community. Richards cited abstinence-only education as something the Latino community is “suffering” from.

Although Richards does her best to paint Planned Parenthood as a benevolent organization wanting only the best for Latino women, those who have been fighting Planned Parenthood for any length of time recognize the similarity between this current push and the programs PP had for blacks in the 1930s.

Many in the black community correctly see Planned Parenthood as the primary reason for the declining black population (see, for example, http://www.blackgenocide.org/). Now, Planned Parenthood is taking aim at another minority group.

American Life League has produced a number of Spanish language anti-Planned Parenthood brochures, as well as other pro-life brochures, signs and T-shirts. You can find a full list of what is available http://americanlifeleague.stores.yahoo.net/espahol.html#mce_temp_url#.

Richards has made it clear that Planned Parenthood is targeting the Latino community. We encourage you to obtain the Spanish language material and distribute it widely.


Planned Parenthood happenings
  • New York – Planned Parenthood Mohawk Hudson will be moving its clinic from Gloversville to Johnstown by the end of the year. The address of the new clinic is: 400 North Perry Street.
  • New York – Planned Parenthood of Nassau County has announced its participation in the Champions for Charity holiday shopping benefit at participating Americana Manhasset and Wheatley Plaza stores from Wednesday, November 29 to Sunday, December 3 during regular shopping center hours.
  • Oregon – Governor Barbara Roberts’ 70th birthday benefit for Planned Parenthood of the Columbia/Willamette on December 7 at 6 p.m. at the Portland Hilton’s Grand Ballroom, 921 SW Sixth Avenue, Portland.
  • New York – December 29, Sisters Herstory 2006: A Day of Rejuvenation for Spirit, Mind & Body. According to PP, “This conference provides a space for women and girls in the Hudson Valley to voice our experiences, meet, and link with other powerful sisters in our area who are promoting health and wellness. This is a day to share and learn about healing our bodies, minds, and spirits through stress relief, relaxation and holistic health. The day of workshops and celebration takes place at the Cunneen-Hackett Arts Center in Poughkeepsie.”
  • Illinois – Planned Parenthood is holding a “Color Me Sexy” interactive, three-day workshop at 18 S. Michigan Ave, 6th Floor Chicago, IL 60603 on January 17-19 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. According to PP, the workshop “will enhance and enrich your everyday work in prevention education.” It then asks that participants “allow Planned Parenthood/Chicago Area’s professional educators to help you create a vivid image of healthy sexuality within your school, church, or community-based organization.”
  • Oregon – Planned Parenthood of the Columbia/Williamette’s annual luncheon honoring the 34th anniversary of Roe v. Wade on January 18 at the Portland Hilton’s Grand Ballroom, 921 SW Sixth Avenue, Portland, 11:45 AM-1:15 PM. Keynote speaker: Sarah Stoesz, president and CEO of Planned Parenthood Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota
  • Virginia – Pro-Choice Lobby Day in Richmond on January 25. Main thrust of Planned Parenthood in Virginia is to push the Prevention First legislation.
  • Illinois – Planned Parenthood/Chicago Area's sixth annual Roe v. Wade anniversary celebration, January 25 from 5:30 to 8:00 p.m., at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel.
  • Montana – 4th annual Sex & Sensibility fundraiser in Billings, Montana on February 16 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel – Billings. Planned Parenthood of Montana revealed that the president and CEO of Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Cecile Richards, "will be our special guest.”

Walmart removed from boycott list

Doug Scott of Life Decisions International has informed us that when the updated corporate Boycott List comes out in the next month, both Walmart and Altria will be absent from it. This is great news.

We encourage all our readers to subscribe to the Boycott List from LDI. You can subscribe at the LDI web site.