Skip to comments.West Virginia college students overwhelmingly reject Planned Parenthood campus group
Posted on 02/04/2013 7:21:23 PM PST by Morgana
HUNTINGTON, WV, February 4, 2013, (LifeSiteNews.com) Planned Parenthood is not only facing an uphill battle in state legislatures seeking to deprive the organization of taxpayer dollars, it is also receiving a distinctly chilly welcome at some university campuses.
"So many people rejected us. They acted grossed out. They didn't want to talk about it at all," said Jordan Bean, a leader of Vox, the college chapter of Planned Parenthood.
Bean handed out condoms at Marshall University, where she is a senior, but said she had few takers.
We get a lot of backlash on campus, and people approach us with questions that are hard to answer, she told The Charleston Gazette.
At least nine other states have no chapter of Vox on any campus.
The Ithaca College chapter of Vox held a No Pants Party, encouraging students to wear anything ...just no pants.
The Gazette reported that Bean's chapter of Vox held a voter registration drive before the 2012 election. (Mitt Romney won 62 percent of West Virginia's popular vote.)
The group also showed the abortion provider's solidarity with the homosexual lobby by holding a day of silence last October to mark the death of Matthew Shepard, the homosexual whose death in a drug robbery became a rallying cry for hate crimes legislation.
The young Mountaineer activist showed she had mastered Planned Parenthood's new language on abortion, jettisoning the term pro-choice.
The terms pro-choice and pro-life are outdated, and the conversation is too complicated for that, she said. You don't have to put yourself in a box -- it's more personal than that.
God Bless West Virginia!
Baby Murder must be losing its cache’...
The term “Pro-Life” will never be outdated.
Young people hate it.
The March on Washington grows every year because of them.
This year’s (2 weeks ago) was like 650,000.
“Hogan, who is also a member of the Knights of Columbus, told The Christian Post that in the past few years the crowd has been getting younger.”
Wash. Post reported it in the road closure news.
what is there to talk about with people in favor of murdering the unborn as the solution to problems?
they are wishing the terms are outdated.
besides they are pro-aborts.
“The terms pro-choice and pro-life are outdated, and the conversation is too complicated for that, she said. You don’t have to put yourself in a box — it’s more personal than that.
I agree. The term should be PRO-DEATH since pro-choice is outdated.
Hmmmm ..?? I wonder if home schooling has anything to do with this change in morals ..??
If kids nowadays really think it through, they have to know how lucky they are to have been the ones who survived abortion — with all the choices women have and the easy access to it.
Good. Because those scumbags probably killed a potential classmate.
In 10-9-8-7 ..................
I would not have been surprised if she had said the terms were "double-plus bad".
Not bad for a bunch a Yankees.
Gee, I wonder if the lack of support comes from leftist morons promoting “no pants parties”? Nothing like keeping it classy there, PP.
That's what you're there for, isn't it.
When I was born.... it was ILLEGAL to kill babies ON PURPOSE..
You could go to prison for MURDER.....
I think the terms should be "pro-baby murder" and "anti-baby murder." The term "pro-choice" was never accurate, as all kinds of lies, pressure, and propaganda were used to make sure there was only one outcome when a woman walked into a PP "clinic."
I'm glad the PP shills received a cold welcome at this university. I hope their welcome elsewhere becomes as cold.
I also think we're beginning to see the genetic effects of access to easy abortion, which has been here for two generations now. Women with weak maternal instincts have been removing their genes from the population... as have those with liberal tendencies. Fewer of those who would naturally embrace the "easy solution" are being born. Natural selection is at work...
An old gal pal of mine from a previous life got a job with AID (a State Department Agency, I believe) and was assigned to pass out condoms in a couple of southeast African countries. She reported great success, particularly in getting the young ladies of those countries to accept the AID handouts.
Some were taking handfuls and then coming back for more. She thought 'no way can these young ladies possibly be having sex that much' and decided to investigate.
It turned out they were using them for hauling water-- a few water filled condoms tied off in buckets got a lot more of the water back to their village rather than sloshing out en route. When she reported this fact to her superiors, they didn't want to hear about it because they were being graded on how many condoms they handed out!
I busted out laughing and told her she was pulling my leg. She swore she was dead serious.
Do they burn couches there?
Do not question the dogma! Ever!
I’m beginning to feel some hope. Signs around that the boomer’s kids are rebelling (hooray). Karma can be hard and the 60s generation have a LOT of karma stored up. Looking at the March for Life this year showed that the large majority of the crowd was young. All we have to do is start focusing more on the young people. Reaching out to them with the truth will change things quicker than fighting the old guard. Keep remembering that the boomers aborted themselves out of power.
Isn’t Marshal where that one guy went, who did some stuff?
“Isnt Marshal where that one guy went, who did some stuff?”
Can you be a little more vague?
what guy and did what?
Chris Lutz, professional Petron Blaze Boosters basketball player in the Philippine Basketball Association
Mike Bartrum, Pro Bowl long snapper, Philadelphia Eagles, retired 2007, Marshall Hall of Fame
Rogers Beckett, former professional football player in the NFL, played for the San Diego Chargers and the Cincinnati Bengals
Kelly-Anne Billingy, free agent, professional volleyball
Ahmad Bradshaw, running back, New York Giants, Super Bowl champs for 2007
Troy Brown, Pro Bowl receiver/punt returner, New England Patriots, three Super Bowl championships and two runner-ups, Marshall Hall of Fame
Larry Coyer, NFL assistant coach, Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Denver Broncos, Marshall Hall of Fame
Chris Crocker, safety, Miami Dolphins, Atlanta Falcons and Cleveland Browns
Mike D’Antoni, head coach, Los Angeles Lakers, New York Knicks, Phoenix Suns and Denver Nuggets; former player, NBA Kansas City Royals, and Italian League;50 Greatest Euroleague Contributors (selected 1998); Marshall Hall of Fame
Rachel Folden, Chicago Bandits, National Pro Fastpitch
Frank Gatski, Pro Football Hall of Fame (inducted 1985), Canton, Ohio; Center/linebacker for Cleveland Browns 1946-56, Detroit Lions 1957; Won eight championships in 11 title games over 12 seasons in the NFL and AAFC, most ever by any position (non-kicker) player, Marshall Hall of Fame, West Virginia Sportswriters Hall of Fame
Hal Greer, Basketball Hall of Fame (inducted 1982), Springfield, Mass.; 50 Greatest Players in NBA History (selected 1996); Philadelphia 76ers and Syracuse Nationals, Marshall Hall of Fame, WV Sportswriters Hall of Fame
Luke Gross, all-time caps leader for the US national rugby union team (played basketball at Marshall)
Chris Hanson, punter, New England Patriots, New Orleans Saints and Jacksonville Jaguars
John Wade, center, Oakland Raiders, Jacksonville Jaguars and Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Carl Lee, former Pro Bowl defensive back, Minnesota Vikings and New Orleans Saints, Marshall Hall of Fame, former head coach WV State University Yellow Jacket football
Byron Leftwich, Quarterback, last season at Jacksonville Jaguars and Atlanta Falcons, currently with the Pittsburgh Steelers for 2008, elected (not yet inducted) Marshall Hall of Fame
Chris Massey, long snapper/fullback, St. Louis Rams
Jeff Montgomery, former three-time All-Star closer, Cincinnati Reds and Kansas City Royals, KC Hall of Fame member, with over 300 saves, Marshall Hall of Fame
Randy Moss, Five-time Pro Bowl receiver, New England Patriots, Oakland Raiders and Minnesota Vikings, elected (not yet inducted) Marshall Hall of Fame
Lea Ann Parsley, Olympic silver medalist (Skeleton), 2002 Salt Lake City Games, Marshall Hall of Fame (track & field and basketball)
Chad Pennington, Quarterback, Miami Dolphins, elected (not yet inducted) Marshall Hall of Fame
Bob Pruett, former defensive coordinator, University of Virginia, Marshall Hall of Fame
Jason Rader, tight end, Miami Dolphins and New England Patriots
Rick Reed, former MLB starting pitcher Cincinnati Reds, Pittsburgh Pirates, New York Mets and Minnesota Twins, MU assistant coach for baseball in 2005.
Brett Rowe, Marshall alumni, ARCA Re/Max Series driver, now drives Herd Racing’s Marshall University sponsored NASCAR Nationwide car.
Shonda Stanton, Coach, Akron Racers, National Pro Fastpitch
J.R. VanHoose, professional basketball player North Charleston Lowgators, West Virginia Wild, and East Kentucky Energy, elected to the Marshall Hall of Fame in 2008; coach, Phelps (KY) High School girls basketball
Darius Watts, wide receiver, Philadelphia Soul, Arena Football League, 2008; New York Giants and Denver Broncos, NFL
Amanda Williams, outfielder for Rockford Thunder National Pro Fastpitch
Jessica Williams, Rockford Thunder, National Pro Fastpitch
Harvey White, founder, Qualcom
Verna LeMasters Gibson, first female CEO of Fortune 500 company (The Limited)
Denise Baisden Wright, NASA physician
John Deaver Drinko, attorney, philanthropist
F. Selby Wellman, senior Vice-President, CISCO Systems
Kyle Schafer, Chief Technology Officer, State of West Virginia
Brad Smith, CEO,Intuit
Jim Justice, president & CEO, James C. Justice Companies, Inc
Chris Cline, entrepreneur & philanthropist
Jim Smith, CEO elect, Thomson Reuters
Matthew Bush, 2004, Detroit Manufacturing Mogul
Billy Crystal, movies/comedy star, attended (1966)
Brad Dourif, voice of Chucky in the Child’s Play film series, The Lord of the Rings and Deadwood; stepson of William Campbell, captain at Royal and Ancient St. Andrew’s Course in Scotland and 15-time winner of WV Amateur Golf Tournament
Conchata Ferrell, “Two and a Half Men,” “Erin Brockovich”
John Fiedler, movie producer
Mike McVey, Broadway singer/actor
Cynthia Rylant, author of children’s books
Soupy Sales, national TV star of 1950s and 1960s
Michael W. Smith, three-time Grammy Award winner
Jim Thornton, current Wheel of Fortune announcer
Rosanna Blake - Library of Confederate History
Joe Johns, Congressional correspondent, CNN, formerly with NBC
Sean Callebs, Correspondent, CNN
Julia Keller, feature reporter and 2005 Pulitzer Prize winner, Chicago Tribune
Jack Maurice, Pulitzer Prize winning editorial writer for the Charleston Daily Mail
Burl Osborne, former editor and publisher, Dallas Morning News
Jason Pheister, Vice President, Local Sports Channels for Time Warner Cable’s national News and Local Programming group
Lou Sahadi, formerly of Miami Herald, author, publisher
Marvin Stone, former editor, U.S. News and World Report
Jerry Tipton, member of U.S. Basketball Writers Association Hall of Fame, Lexington Herald-Leader
Tom Bailey - fiction
Nelson S. Bond  - fantasy, science fiction
Breece D’J Pancake - short fiction
Robert Byrd U.S. Senator representing West Virginia
Morris D. Busby, U.S. Ambassador
Simon D. Perry
Jean Edward Smith, biographer and Marshall University professor
Brig. General David W. Stallings, U.S. Army, Ret.
Earl Ray Tomblin, Governor - State of West Virginia
Maj. Gen. Anthony Crutchfield, U.S. Army, Fort Rucker
Randy Moss! He was good, but he’s no Steadman Baily I can tell you that.
Proud of my state