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Posted on 11/02/2009 6:19:21 AM PST by texanyankee
Planned Parenthood Director Leaves, Has Change of Heart
Planned Parenthood has been a part of Abby Johnson's life for the past eight years; that is until last month, when Abby resigned.
Planned Parenthood has been a part of Abby Johnson's life for the past eight years; that is until last month, when Abby resigned. Johnson said she realized she wanted to leave, after watching an ultrasound of an abortion procedure.
"I just thought I can't do this anymore, and it was just like a flash that hit me and I thought that's it," said Jonhson.
She handed in her resignation October 6. Johnson worked as the Bryan Planned Parenthood Director for two years.
According to Johnson, the non-profit was struggling under the weight of a tough economy, and changing it's business model from one that pushed prevention, to one that focused on abortion.
"It seemed like maybe that's not what a lot of people were believing any more because that's not where the money was. The money wasn't in family planning, the money wasn't in prevention, the money was in abortion and so I had a problem with that," said Johnson.
Johnson said she was told to bring in more women who wanted abortions, something the Episcopalian church goer recently became convicted about.
"I feel so pure in heart (since leaving). I don't have this guilt, I don't have this burden on me anymore that's how I know this conversion was a spiritual conversion."
Johnson now supports the Coalition For Life, the pro-life group with a building down the street from Planned Parenthood. Coalition volunteers can regularly be seen praying on the sidewalk in front of Planned Parenthood. Johnson has been meeting with the coalition's executive director, Shawn Carney, and has prayed with volunteers outside Planned Parenthood.
On Friday both Johnson and the Coalition For Life were issued temporary restraining orders filed by Planned Parenthood.
Rochelle Tafolla, a Planned Parenthood spokesperson issued the following statement: "We regret being forced to turn to the courts to protect the safety and confidentiality of our clients and staff, however, in this instance it is absolutely necessary."
The temporary restraining order contends that Planned Parenthood would be irreparably harmed by the disclosure of certain information, but does not bar Johnson or Coalition For Life volunteers from the premises.
As of Sunday evening, neither Johnson nor Carney had seen the complaint filed against them that prompted the restraining order.
A hearing about the order has been set for November 10.
Good News! Thank God for her change of heart!
Better late than never.
Let’s hope she spends some time undoing the continual holocaust that Planned Parenthood is exacting upon the unborn...for money.
>>I feel so pure in heart (since leaving). I don’t have this guilt, I don’t have this burden on me anymore that’s how I know this conversion was a spiritual conversion.”<<
The Lord is Great!
May God bless you, Abby.
You’ve just made one of the most important decisions of your life, and one you won’t regret.
Hmmm. Wonder what info that could be.
Maybe how they asked her to bring in more "clients"?
This is a GOD thing! Praise Him for a changed heart! And keep praying.
Yes, He indeed is!
******Johnson said she was told to bring in more women who wanted abortions, something the Episcopalian church goer recently became convicted about.****
Think she meant *conflicted* - but a murder conviction could have been on her mind. Abortion is murder.
Restraining order huh?
Somebody doesn’t want somebody talking details. This could be fun to watch!
Good news to warm the heart!
Praise God...thank you heavenly Father!!!!
Woah... they must be scared to death (pun intended) of what she might reveal about them.
Just the mention that PP had turned it’s business model from one of preventing pregnancy, to one of Abortion because that is where the money is... is a FIRESTORM!
This lady, God bless her, has seen the light. I pray that she Tells the truth, and tells the world what Planned Parenthood is doing. Life begins at conception.
She hates women and wants to oppress them, obviously.
Planned Parenthood is neither.
Good catch, sod! You are such a freakin’ genius!
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