A pro-life activist says one of the big losers in the recent election was Planned Parenthood. The election, he says, was a “complete repudiation” of the abortion-provider's positions and programs.
Jim Sedlak is executive director of the group STOPP International, which is dedicated to fighting the pro-abortion efforts of Planned Parenthood, a federally funded agency. He says the abortion-provider was heavily involved in the just-completed election cycle and came up heavy losers.
“For the first time in its history, [Planned Parenthood] endorsed a presidential candidate,” Sedlak explains. “It fought hard to get John Kerry elected president of the United States and of course, Kerry lost by four million votes. Planned Parenthood is just aghast that their candidate lost.”
The agency also spent millions of dollars trying to defeat the pro-marriage amendment initiatives in 11 states all of which passed by substantial margins. Sedlak explains why the group took such an interest in the issue.
“If homosexuals get married, they do not have children and that fits in with Planned Parenthood's goal of reduced population, not only here in the United States, but around the world,” he says.
Planned Parenthood also had opposed the Florida parental notification initiative, which was approved by voters in the Sunshine State 64 percent to 35 percent. That measure requires parents of minors to be notified before an abortion can be performed.
“The election results seen around the country prove that Planned Parenthood is simply out of touch with American values,” Sedlak stated in a press release last week. That is why his group is calling on President Bush and Congress to stem the flow of taxpayers' dollars to Planned Parenthood, which currently amounts to more than $250 million a year.
(This article courtesy of Agape Press).