Skip to comments.Chelsea Clinton Laments: My Grandmother Did Not Have Access to Planned Parenthood
Posted on 06/20/2013 3:45:22 PM PDT by Morgana
New York, NY (CFAM) From the stage at the recent Women Deliver conference, former US Secretary of State Hillary Clintons daughter Chelsea revealed that her much-admired maternal grandmother was the child of unwed teenage parents who did not have access to services that are so crucial that Planned Parenthood helps provide.
Chelseas grandmother was born of an unintended pregnancy. And new research shows that her family is not alone in treasuring a person who if Planned Parenthood had been successful would not have been born.
Every child a wanted child is the rallying cry of family planning organizations that promote abortion as a way to achieve that goal. The New York Times Magazine recently described a study of women who were turned away from abortion clinics because their pregnancies were too far along. Researchers found that in the vast majority of cases 95% the mothers bonded with their babies. A significant percentage later denied having ever sought an abortion, despite the fact they were included in the study on that basis.
In a different long-term study, Dr. Rebecca Callahan observed a similar change in attitude among mothers with unwanted pregnancies in rural Bangladesh. Although 42% of the women initially labeled their pregnancies as unwanted, over half of them changed their views retrospectively. Over 60% of women who originally stated their intention to have no more children classified subsequent births as wanted or, at worst, mistimed. Callahan presented her findings at the 2013 meeting of the Population Association of America.
Instead of focusing on the positive finding that womens initial aversion or ambivalence about pregnancy does not mean the child will be unwanted, Callahan expressed concern that the rationalization of births as wanted distorts the true level of unintended pregnancy.
While neither study examined why the womens preliminary attitudes toward their pregnancies were negative, both were dismissive of the mothers eventual change of heart. Its psychologically in our interest to tell a positive story and move forward, Dr. Katie Watson told The New York Times Magazine. [I]ts wonderfully functional for women who have children to be glad they have them,
The fact that many wanted children result from unwanted pregnancies calls into question the very reason for organizations like Planned Parenthood and the United Nations Population Fund, whose mission statement seeks to ensure that every pregnancy is wanted.
The Guttmacher Institute, founded by Planned Parenthood, publishes articles warning of the dire consequences for unwanted children implying that they would have been better off never being born. Despite current research demonstrating that an unplanned pregnancy does not necessarily predict an unwanted child, these findings are rarely used to develop interventions to encourage expectant mothers to embrace their unplanned offspring or consider placing them for adoption.
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Experts have observed a tendency among researchers to make these recommendations reflective of the priorities of their organizations. The ongoing study by an abortion advocacy group examining women turned away from abortion tends to downplay the findings that characterize abortion or unnecessary or harmful. Gynecologist Dr. Byron Calhoun described how medical journals routinely downplay the link between abortion and preterm birth despite the evidence contained in the articles they published.
Yeah...we lament it to. /s
We all wish she and Stanley Ann Dunham had access...
That IS a shame...
So does this mean that Chelsea would rather not exist?
Oh, the irony!
The jokes just write themselves
“Were all lamenting that too Chelsea but not the way you mean it.”
The fact that Chelsea would say something so incredibly ill-advised tells me she has zero political acumen; like her mother. I suspect this isn’t a remedial problem as it indicates a general lack of intelligence. She might get some good handlers, but she’ll be a gaff machine like Biden. That is fortunate as it does dim her prospects somewhat.
Given her moms thunder thighs, cankles and extreme lack of fashion sense Chlesea is living proof alcohol works ! She should be glad she wasn’t aborted by her liberal mother.
I find this story just as truthful as the Sir Edmund Hillary story and Hillary playing soccer for her high school back in the 1950's......Total BS
Ditto. LOL Chelsea must have gone to The Joe Biden School of Elocution.
Everything I was thinking has been said in this thread.
Oddly enough, for once I share her complaint.
Bump (What you said) without the /s
Or trying to enlist in the Marines.
It’s obvious Webb Hubbel (sp) didn’t do the “Coyote Drunk” thing and gnaw off his arm.
The total disconnect from reality is stunning.
Newbomb Turk ~” Given her moms thunder thighs, cankles and extreme lack of fashion sense Chlesea is living proof alcohol works ! “
Just think .. she couldhave been called : “ Wild Turkey “
Actually , the alternative name seems more appropriate !
I guess what Chelsea is saying is that Hillary Clinton should have been aborted..we all agree Chelsea, we all agree
I’m sure it has been said by others but, That is a dirty damn shame. If she had it could have saved a whole lot of people a whole lot of trouble.
To quote a famous philosopher:
At this point, what difference does it make.
My Tardis, a package of plan B and a you in 5 minutes, let's re-write history...
You are TOO dumb for words, honey....
Imagine how much better the world would be if those two had known just what their children would turn out to be. I'm not generally a supporter of abortion, but precognition would be a good justification.
Great 'V.P. Biden' imitation...
Maybe Chelsea and her mother are planning the first mother-daughter presidential ticket?
Same here, yet I feel better by acknowledging so!
Chelsea, go for the can of Drano.
Too bad, no Hillary and no Chelsea sounds like a good idea!
No matter how stupid it is, as long as it supports the party you are ok.
Do these advocates for the "'services' that are so crucial that Planned Parenthood helps provide" not realize that if their "service" of choice--abortion--had been provided to the ancestor, neither they, nor their parent, would exist?
I am not recommending it, but Chelsea’s mother could chose to perform a retroactive abortion on herself as a favor to Chelsea’s granny.
Nor did her momma apparently.
This may be the first time I have ever agreed with Chelsea.
We lament the fact that she didn’t abort your evil mother which means you wouldn’t be here either, mini-evil one.
This reads to me as if Mizz Chelsea is actually lamenting the fact that her grandmother was born. But them Clinton womens is so intelligent that we here in the sticks would’a never knowed the difference no how.
and, lo, neither did your paternal grandmother.
WHAT DIFFERENCE, AT THIS POINT IN TIME, DOES IT MAKE?!
Exactally! You'd think a light bulb would go off in her head at some point. You'd think this would help her understand that if her grandmother had been aborted then so would she by the cause and effect of that abortion.
Not to bright is she.
From the daughter of the smartest woman in the world...
Finally conclusive proof that the white guilt crowd are so filled with self hate they wish they were never born. If only they didn’t want to take the rest of us with them.
So does this mean that Chelsea would rather not exist?Not necessarily. If she's this ignorant, maybe she thinks she would have been conceived anyway, but by different parents.
I(f you insist on finding something good about those times, it is an undesputable fact that Chelsea’s grandmother Eva Braun didn’t have access to reproductive services, nein, mein fuhrer!
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