Planned Parenthood admits Plan B is not curbing pregnancy rate, next plan puts PP in control of women’s fertility
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Planned Parenthood has been rejoicing about getting the morning-after pill, Plan B One-Step, on pharmacy shelves for unfettered purchase by people of any age. “This is a huge breakthrough for access to birth control and a historic moment for women’s health and equity,” Planned Parenthood president, Cecile Richards, said in a June 2013 statement. “The FDA’s decision will make emergency contraception available on store shelves, just like condoms, and women of all ages will be able to get it quickly in order to prevent unintended pregnancy.”

Now, only six months later, it has been revealed by European regulators that levonorgestrel, the active ingredient in Plan B One-Step, begins to lose effectiveness for women who weigh 165 pounds, and for those weighing 176 pounds or more, it is totally ineffective. The Women’s Health Policy Report says in a November 26 article: “The average U.S. woman weighs about 166 pounds, while the average weight among non-Hispanic black women in the U.S. is 186 pounds (Redden [1], Mother Jones, 11/25). Nearly two-thirds of U.S. women are considered overweight or obese.”

But putting that bit of very pertinent information aside, a Planned Parenthood Federation of America official says that Plan B has not curbed the rate of unintended pregnancy, blaming the failure on user incompetency.

“[W]e’ve all been disappointed that on the population level, it just hasn’t had the effect we hoped,” said Deborah Nucatola, PPFA senior director of medical services, as reported by UPI health news.

Never one to miss an opportunity, Planned Parenthood was already prepared for this user incompetency issue to rear its ugly head. It has a plan that will sidestep the need for ongoing cooperation from consumers.

The abortion giant is launching its EC4U campaign, recommending invasive, long-acting copper-secreting IUDs as the most effective emergency contraception for women and girls.

Since the IUD has a well-deserved bad reputation for the harm it has caused to women, Planned Parenthood is now referring to the device, branded ParaGard, as copper intrauterine contraception, or IUC, rather than IUD.

The abortion giant cites a 99 percent effectiveness rate, compared to a supposed 75-89 percent effective rate for other so-called emergency contraceptives, which include Plan B and Ella.

The IUD takes the control out of the hands of women, enslaving them for up to 12 years to a birth control device that can have horrendous health consequences and should not be removed without medical intervention. On the ParaGard website under Important Safety Information, we find that “ParaGard® may attach to or go through the uterine wall and cause other problems. Although uncommon, pregnancy while using ParaGard® can be life threatening and may result in loss of pregnancy or fertility.”

Looking further at the full prescribing information, we find a long list of contraindications and warnings. Included there are warnings of the possibility of sepsis, septic shock, death, premature labor and delivery, ectopic pregnancy, and pelvic inflammatory disease. It is noted that “IUDs are not recommended for women at high risk for sexual infection”—a caveat that would apply to everyone involved in today’s prevalent hookup culture, promoted by Planned Parenthood.

Further it states:

The most serious adverse events associated with intrauterine contraception are discussed in WARNINGS and PRECAUTIONS. These include:

Intrauterine pregnancy
Septic abortion
Ectopic pregnancy
Pelvic infection

And while Obamacare stands ready to force insurance companies to pay 100 percent of a $500 to $1000 fee for inserting these devices in women’s wombs, it remains to be seen whether it will also be so readily willing to pay for their removal. What is clear already, however, is that the U.S. Centers for Disease Control is collaborating with Planned Parenthood, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, and others to remove the medical safeguards that have long been in place to offer women some level of protection before beginning the use of IUDs, and to make it harder for adolescents and adult women to get these devices removed once they are in place.

The EC4U campaign also hawks the prescription drug Ella, a second-generation derivative of the abortion pill RU-486. Ella is described by the European Medical Association technical reviews as “embryocidal,” meaning it kills embryos.

Planned Parenthood, for its part, continues to deny that any of the so-called “emergency contraceptives” can induce abortions, as it presses forward in its bid to reap huge profits from placing dangerous IUDs into the wombs of women and adolescents. The Obamacare contraceptive mandate ensures that the abortion giant will be able to push expensive, dangerous, long-acting, invasive contraceptives on women and young girls free of monetary charge. Women deserve to know the truth about the dangers of so-called emergency contraceptives. Planned Parenthood deserves to be shut down for the wall of deception it continually erects between women and the truth about the actionand consequences of its devices, procedures and concoctions.