At a campaign rally today Vice President Joe Biden told the crowd that the Republicans want to defund Planned Parenthood, which he said “under law cannot perform any abortion.” (See below for the video.) Live Action News weighed in on this complete lie, and why Democrats get away with telling lies like this about the abortion factory.
While Biden’s comment was wholly inaccurate, I think the final question is the most important. According to a recent study conducted by Students for Life of America, 48% of college students are not aware that Planned Parenthood provides abortions. In addition, only 40% of those students who view Planned Parenthood in a positive light know about the abortion business.
No wonder so many people are offended that Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan want to defund Planned Parenthood. The abortion giant has done an effective job – with Biden’s help – marketing itself as a women’s health center. Who wants to leave poor women out to dry? Who wants to deny cancer screenings or physical exams to needy women? Leave out the fact that Planned Parenthood exaggerates (and lies about) their services, and you can understand why your average college student and uninformed voter thinks Planned Parenthood is a good idea. (Read More)
Just listen to the collect gasp from the audience when Biden said that the GOP wants to stop funding PP. Margaret Sanger would have been so pleased.
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