Skip to comments.Planned Parenthood Scared by Tea Party Success
Posted on 09/23/2010 3:09:13 PM PDT by topher
Thursday September 23, 2010
Planned Parenthood Scared by Tea Party Success
By Kathleen Gilbert
WASHINGTON, D.C., September 23, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) - In addition to discontent with out-of-control spending and government expansion, the American Tea Party movement is motivated by a strong devotion to the right to life of the unborn - something that appears to have caught the pro-abortion establishment, including Planned Parenthood, off-guard.
In a Facebook post Monday, the Planned Parenthood Federation of America expressed frustration at the burgeoning popularity of thoroughly pro-life candidates who have shot to stardom thanks to Tea Party momentum.
"It's easy to laugh at some of the crazy statements made by the newest Republican U.S. Senate candidate, Christine O'Donnell and others running on extreme anti-abortion platforms," wrote the group. "But did you know that the day after O'Donnell's primary victory in Delaware, she raised $1,000,000 online?"
The grassroots Tea Party movement, while largely dismissed by mainstream media and Democrat leaders early on - House Speaker Nancy Pelosi famously wrote off the movement as "astroturf" has grabbed the attention of both parties after Tea Party senate candidates snatched the GOP nomination in seven states earlier this month.
The Republicans' "Pledge to America," a document released Thursday outlining a congressional agenda for the party, clearly aimed to please Tea Partiers. Party leaders, distancing themselves from "politicians in Washington," promised to shrink government, reform Congress, and in general facilitate "listening to the American people and fielding their concerns and ideas for turning things around."
In its statement, PPFA lamented that the Tea Party has ushered in "a groundswell of support across the country for these anti-choice candidates." "They're everywhere, raising money and support," it said, and urged supporters to help the abortion giant "fight them, stop them, and defeat them."
On Wednesday, the Washington Examiner noted that the Tea Party's impact in the upcoming midterm elections will mean trouble for pro-choice incumbents, particularly those among the GOP.
Examiner columnist Timothy P. Carney noted that the four top casualties of Tea Party furor - Lisa Murkowski, Mike Castle, Charlie Crist and Arlen Specter - were all pro-choice members or former members of the Republican Party. In contrast, all of the successful Tea Party candidates for Senate are strongly pro-life.
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The babies they are killing are even having a rougher time...
When they referred to Christine O'Donnell raising $1 million, it was much closer to $2 million at that point (around $1.9 million).
It is now over $2.3 million, but it has been over a week since Karl Tokoyo Rove spoke about Christine...
Heh, heh, heh.
Planned Parenthood fears Tea Party...millions of unborn fear Planned Parenthood and thank God for Tea Party.
Rebellion is brewing!!
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I wonder how many potential abortion supporters have been aborted over the years...
Planned Parenthood knows very well what reducing the size and limiting the reach of the federal government means for it and for federally funded and protected abortion.
I wonder how long it takes Planned Parenthood to rake in $2M selling... you know... parts.
That is one interesting/weird/strange/thought provoking question....
Don’t muddle words and meanings. PP is killing but isn’t terroristic in their methods. Words have meanings and PP isn’t a terrorist organization any more than livestock have feelings that we meat eaters need to consider.
Stop Abortion, save the life of a taxpayer.
Think about the revenue generated by 50 million.
I know many many Tea Party members, including myself, and not one of us has any issue with Planned parenthood. In fact, its the movement is about taxes, not birth right.
It has been shown that children alive int he womb can learn to ignore aq loud sound. If these children can learn while in the womb then they have a soul of life and terminating that life with extreme prejudice to ward their right to life is terrorist in nature, though other unborn children are not likely to be terrforized by the slaughter ... but can you be certain? Do you really know that much about the nature of consciousness and the collective unconscious of the species?
As I observed on another thread yesterday, fiscal sanity and moral sanity are not mutually exclusive.
Planned Parenthood kills babies and subjects our children to horrific sex education programs.
But Planned Parenthood is enabled to do this because it is hand in glove with big government and sucks at the government teat.
A steady stream of federal, state, and local taxes go into the pockerts of Planned Parenthood, enabling them to indulge in their sickening activities.
Planned Parenthood must be defunded at every level: National, state, and local.
You do know that Free Republic is a pro-life website, right?
Of course they are. They're of the exact same spirit, with absolutely no regard for the rights of the innocent.
“...did you know that the day after O’Donnell’s primary victory in Delaware, she raised $1,000,000 online?”
They noticed. :-)
Thank you. You are the only person I've ever heard (seen) make that argument. For years I've been making that argument. The fact that the dems ignore it shows they love death even more than money. Sick, twisted, evil souls. We must vote them out.
Planned Parenthood is an abortuary where they murder babies. And you have no problem with them?
I don’t know. Was Auschwitz considered an act of terrorism?
So are the Democrat and Republican Parties.
How many Tea Party members do you know?
Planned Parenthood (every one of them) should be in fear for the day that they meet St. Peter and he points Down, down, down as the Pearly Gates slam before them and thunder and lightning flashes and crashes.
Really? What do you call dismembering and scalding a baby with saline?
Let’s not forget Obama’s personal crusade to protect the doctor’s ability to “complete the procedure” if an infant actually survives the abortion, and/or is viably outside the womb (either from slipping out, surviving the cuts, or general medical incompetence).
Me too. Furthermore, SS would not be in trouble if those 50,000,000 people were working and paying taxes. There are better reasons to oppose PP, but that is also a good one.
Hopefully, they’ll be panicked by the election results.
Eagle Eye, you disgust me.
While it might make you feel good to equate terrorism and abortion, the fact is that the two are different and just because you feel that they are similar doesn’t make them so.
Both are evil.
But they aren’t the same.
I guess you and others don’t know that terrorism actually has a definition.
I’m astonished at your ignorance!
Terror and terrorism are not the same.
Terrible acts and terrorism are not the same.
Terrorism has a definition. Look it up and stop displaying ignorance.
I disgust you because you cannot read English with proper understanding?
Sounds like your problem.
What PP does does not fit the definition of terrorism.
It would seem that accuracy and truth should disgust you as well.
This isn’t a Tea Party website.
Pro Life conservative is what we are.
Many also go to Tea Parties.
It’s a yes or no question. Was Auschwitz a terrorist act?
Have you read the definition of Terrorism?
Yes or no.
Comparing unborn children to livestock? Yes, you disgust me and it's not a matter of my understanding of English, it's my understanding of humanity.
I will repeat it. You disgust me.
You are such a liar! Wow. Open, bald faced liar. And those are probably your best qualities. So caught up in your demagoguery that you have totally lost tough with reality.
Comparison? Really? A simile? A metaphor? A catastasis? What kind of comparison?
Oh! Maybe when you go back and read you'll see you made a mistake but I won't expect you to have the integrity to admit it.
Terror and terrorism are not the same thing, dood.
Sorry, doodette. Terror and terrorism are not the same thing.
Where did I say it was? Hmmm?
They’re so cute with their little heads spinning around and around, pea soup spewing from their mouths......
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