Wednesday STOPP Report - April 03, 2019

UNPLANNED--the movie

By Jim Sedlak

I went to see the movie, UNPLANNED, on Thursday night, March 28—the day before the official release to over 1,000 theaters across the country. It is a hard-hitting (see the Culture of Life Studies Program’s analysis) movie about Planned Parenthood as told by Abby Johnson. 

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UNPLANNED--How did it do?

A large number of people went to see the UNPLANNED film last weekend—its opening weekend. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the movie was in 1,059 theaters and came in fifth among all movies being shown in theaters. It had a gross income of $6.1 million. This is a fantastic number, given the relatively small number of theaters screening the film. The totals were undoubtedly helped by the many groups around the country who filled all the seats in theaters with their supporters.

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Twin Babies Survive Planned Parenthood Medical Abortion

The following article first appeared as a Facebook post by physician Brent Boles on March 19, 2019.

I have this patient’s permission to share her story. She had an unplanned pregnancy. She went to Planned Parenthood in Knoxville (since the one in Nashville still was in its period of “quality improvement” and wasn’t seeing abortion patients) and had her ultrasound. They asked her if she wanted to know the details and she said yes.

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Trump redirecting money to pro-life centers

Last Friday, the Trump administration announced that they’re awarding a $5.1 million Title X family planning grant to the California-based Obria Group to expand services to low-income individuals and families in four California counties. The Obria Group will oversee the work of seven clinic partners, including three of its own California affiliates. The group is positioning itself as a real alternative to Planned Parenthood.

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