Skip to comments.Chelsea Clinton Laments: My Great Grandmother Did Not Have Access to Planned Parenthood
Posted on 06/20/2013 7:52:31 PM PDT by DaveyB
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.
yeah, I kinda wish she had too
Girl not very bright
Yep gurl, it sure is really too bad she did not. Coulda changed history.
In her case I'd approve of making it retro.
Neither did mine. I’m such a victim.
what a memorable statement !
Believe me, there are a lot of us who wish she had.
Chelsea Clinton is an idiot.....
On Web Hubbell's side of the family or Hillary's?
Awww what a shame, besides homely she’s also stupid. Oh well. BTW she ever find out who her real father is?
Chelsea we all share your regret.
we feel your pain, Chels...just not in quite the same way you meant it.
Dumbass is the only word...Dumbass.
Klintoon is the sire. She looks like an uglier version of him, worst of both sides. Clinton was never as cute as all the Dem hoochies thought.
I really wish she had....
You mean we wouldn’t have had Hillary? There really is a silver lining......
The smile of Her Thighness
The lips and facial characteristics of Webb
The brain of a tangerine
Not a lucky girl.
I always loved this pic. The best thing about her was her ....smile.
Doesn’t this require a Bill Maher “retarded” joke?
Me too Chelsea, me too.
Don't we all!
AT THIS POINT, WHAT DIFFERENCE DOES IT MAKE?
Beauty is only skin deep, but stupidity is to the bone.
If that isn’t a positive ad for PP. I don’t know what is.
Yep. “Suction cup” lips.
Makes us want to reconsider really late term abortions.
I kind of wish both her grandmothers did.
Imagine a world without the Clintons....
Boy, aint that a shame.
Damn, that’s just too easy, isn’t it?
Chelsea Clinton and McCain’s kid are to thought what dollar store batteries are to power.
Wish you hadn’t said that.
Does she have any idea what she’s saying?......
Oh, Chelsea, I truly wish she had!!
Tempting, Chelsea, but still not good enough reason for me to support Planned Parenthood.
A lot of people lament that she didn’t. Thanks DaveyB, additional:
The dope Chelsea can’t figure it out that she never would have existed if her grandmother had access to Planned Parenthood.
please stop stalking me.
yeah chelsea, i lament that too.
the dumb doesn’t fall too far from the tree.
The grandfather paradox is a proposed paradox of time travel first described by the science fiction writer René Barjavel in his 1943 book Le Voyageur Imprudent (Future Times Three). The paradox is described as following: the time traveller went back in time to the time when his grandfather had not married yet. At that time, the time traveller kills his grandfather, and therefore, the time traveller is never born when he was meant to be.
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