Get Planned Parenthood corruption away from our children.

Abortion, behind your back.

Abortion for your child, behind your back.

Earlier tonight, more than two dozen citizens, including many parents of children in Knox County Schools, spoke out against the presence of Planned Parenthood (PP) at the monthly School Board meeting.  Although PP has apparently been kicked out (for now), many parents are concerned that their corrupting influence will still endanger our children through teacher training programs and PP water-carriers in the Health Department.

As nearly as we could tell, few (three, according to a comment below) parents spoke on behalf of PP, other than their own staff members.  That ought to tell you something.  Of the next few days, FAB will publish the comments from many who spoke.

Here are my remarks:

My name is Fletcher Armstrong, a concerned citizen. Thank you for hearing my concerns.

Let me first acknowledge the decision to remove Planned Parenthood from our classrooms, effective at the end of the year. I urge you to make this removal effectively immediately. Planned Parenthood is the largest chain of abortion clinics in America and they make a lot of money at it. They should have no place in our schools to market their agenda and their “services” to our children.

Please don’t believe anything I’m about to say. Examine the evidence for yourself. Start with ChildPredators.com. You will hear conversations between Planned Parenthood and National Abortion Federation abortion clinic personnel and a caller who identified herself as a 13-yr-old child, pregnant by her 22-yr-old “boyfriend.” This is statutory rape in every state. You will hear clinic workers acknowledge their own legal responsibility to report the evidence of this abuse, but still coach the caller to help them cover it up.

You could also visit LiveAction.org and watch video of Planned Parenthood personnel offering to perform abortions on under-age girls, employing a “judicial bypass” as a way of getting around state laws that require parental consent or notification.

Put it all together, and you will see evidence that Planned Parenthood is willing and able to provide your children with abortions, behind your back. If your minor child is being abused, they are even willing to cover up the evidence and allow the abuse to continue.

Listen to the tapes. Watch the videos for yourself.

Beyond their deceptive business practices, Planned Parenthood promotes an unhealthy agenda for children. Their materials and philosophies are much worse than you think.

For example, consider the Planned Parenthood website TeenWire.com. On this website, teenagers are told that if you “trust each other,” “care about each other,” and “have fun together,” among other things, “you may be ready to have sex.” What sane parent would tell her 13-yr-old daughter that if she and any of her boyfriends “have fun together” and “care about each other,” they might be ready for sex? (Source: www.plannedparenthood.org/info-for-teens/sex-masturbation/am-ready-sex-33826.htm)

Second teenager jumps up and wipes his mouth (I Didn't Spew, TakeCareDownThere.org)

(from I Didn't Spew, TakeCareDownThere.org)

Consider the Planned Parenthood website, Take Care Down There (.org).  In one skit, I Didn’t Spew, one teenage boy is engaging in oral sex. The adult figure walks over and gives his implicit approval of the activity. He complains only at the boy’s failure to use a condom. In the middle of this conversation, another boy stands up and wipes his mouth. Would you teach your teenage boy that this is normal sexual behavior? Before he goes out with his friends, do you encourage him to be this guy (standing there with his pants down) or this one (down on his knees)?

Some have tried to say that all of this is pretty tame compared to the other things that our children have seen. That’s beside the point. Yes, there are disgusting things on the Internet. The difference is that none of the porn merchants who put up those websites have been endorsed by the Knox County Schools as experts and role models. Until now, we haven’t promoted reckless sexual behavior as suitable for teenage “exploration.”

The effect of all of this, if not the purpose, is to break down all barriers and limitations on behavior. What has this gotten us? We used to worry about 2 STDs, now there are more than 25.

And rampant teen pregnancy. But not to worry. Planned Parenthood will perform your child’s abortion, and you don’t even need to know about it.

And why have they become so much more aggressive at marketing their “services” to your teens and ours? Follow the money. I’ve documented on my blog how Planned Parenthood could rake in billions of dollars by expanding their abortion business and getting taxpayers to foot the bill.  (Source: www.fletcherarmstrongblog.com/abortion-obamacare-and-planned-parenthood-follow-the-money/)

There’s a big profit to be made by marketing (first) sex and (then) abortion to our children, and Planned Parenthood is poised to get a huge share of it. It’s an outrageous conflict of interest.

Pam Strickland wrote a column in the News Sentinel entitled “Somebody needs to talk to kids about sex.” Maybe she’s right about that. Somebody should talk to them about smoking, too, but it shouldn’t be Philip Morris.

CBR airplane tow banner.

CBR airplane tow banner.

One more thing I have to tell you in all candor. I am the Southeast Director of the Center for Bio-Ethical Reform. At CBR, we expose what Planned Parenthood does. Where they go, we will go. We do not trespass, we obey traffic laws, and we obey FAA regulations. But we will go.

CBR trucks and signs.

CBR trucks and signs.

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5 Responses to “Get Planned Parenthood corruption away from our children.”

  1. March 3rd, 2011 at 11:57 am

    Staley says:

    Hi Fletcher, you’re incorrect in stating that there were no parents there in support of PP last night. Julie Gautreau, Ann Strange, and Rebecca Brown all spoke in favor of PP and none of them are listed as PP staff. Julie and Rebecca both spoke about their adolescent children during their speech. Pay attention and please don’t publish blatant lies.

  2. March 3rd, 2011 at 12:18 pm

    Fletcher says:

    Didn’t lie. I qualified my remarks, “As nearly as we could tell, …” But I should have been more diligent on that point the first time. Thanks for the comment. I am happy to correct the error.

  3. March 3rd, 2011 at 12:26 pm

    Staley says:

    Thank you for the correction, its appreciated!

  4. March 3rd, 2011 at 12:44 pm

    Fletcher says:

    Staley, glad to do it. Daniel Patrick Moynihan is reported to have said “Everyone is entitled to his own opinion, but not his own facts.” For that, he is a patriot!

  5. March 3rd, 2011 at 7:46 pm

    susie says:

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