This opinion column originally appeared on townhall.com on 1/15/2013.
Planned Parenthood makes it from one day to the next by telling themselves—and the world—that they exist for reasons pertaining to women’s health.
In fact, the nation’s largest abortion seller has turned “women’s health” into a mantra so ubiquitous that the words are used in nearly all of the organization’s various defenses for performing an abortion every 94 seconds, according to Planned Parenthood’s own newly released annual report. The hope is that pro-life individuals and groups will find themselves sufficiently defeated and crawl home.
But no matter how many times Planned Parenthood repeats their “Big Lie,” there’s a problem they can’t sweep under the rug with soothing rhetoric: taking life is not part of promoting health.