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Moms of Ex-Girl Scouts Say GSUSA CEO Lying About Planned Parenthood Link
As Breitbart News reports:

Posted on 02/28/2014 4:51:44 PM PST by franky8

Mothers of girls who are former members of the Girl Scouts say the CEO of Girl Scouts USA is essentially lying in recent claims that the organization has no relationship with the Planned Parenthood abortion business.

As LifeNews has reported, the Girl Scouts have a longstanding relationship with Planned Parenthood and have lashed out at pro-life groups bringing that to light.

Now, Girl Scout moms participating in the national Girl Scout cookie boycott released avideo Thursday calling Girl Scout CEO Anna Marie Chavez “misleading and deceitful.”

The moms are responding to a YouTube videoreleased by Anna Marie Chavez last week that was intended to quell a growing protest movement coming during the crucial annual cookie-buying season.

In her video, Chavez bluntly states the Girl Scouts stand committed to “serving God.”

The moms’ video claims this assertion is only made “when it is convenient” and points out that duty to God in the Girl Scouts “is optional.” Chavez claims the Girl Scouts “have not now [nor] ever have had a relationship with Planned Parenthood.” The moms’ video says this is “blatantly false” and points out how the Council level of Girl Scouts “has a long history of working with Planned Parenthood, with documented examples as far back as 1972 and continuing to 2013.”

The moms’ video asserts the Girl Scouts have consistently defended their relationships with Planned Parenthood, including former Girl Scout CEO Kathy Cloninger who admitted such relationships on the Today show in 2004. The video also points to a 2011 interview between a Girl Scout spokesman and CNS News in which the spokesman confirmed “that local councils may partner with whomever they choose, including Planned Parenthood.” The pro-life movement has been concerned for a number of years about the ties between the Girl Scouts and the Planned Parenthood abortion business, which date back to the 1970s. Although the Girl Scout organization maintains that it takes “no position” on the issue of abortion, parents, churches, and pro-life activists have long complained of the pro-abortion slant of the Girl Scouts’ resources, role models, and affiliations. The links between the Girl Scouts and Planned Parenthood are longstanding, with a Girl Scouts CEO and individual troops admitting as much.

The ties between the two groups have been questioned ever since former Girl Scouts CEO Kathy Cloninger admitted on NBC’s The Today Show: “We partner with many organizations. We have relationships with…Planned Parenthood organizations across the country.” See the video here.

Then, in a national survey, seventeen Girl Scouts councils admit to partnering with Planned Parenthood; many other councils refuse to answer the survey question. Of the 315 Girl Scout councils in the U.S., 17 councils reported having a relationship with Planned Parenthood and its affiliates, and 49 reported they do not — or 25% of all Girl Scout troops responding to the survey. The other 249 refused to disclose any possible relationship. In 2010-2011 Girls Scouts in New York partnered with Planned Parenthood for a sex-ed program, “Real Life. Real Talk.” The program website touts their partners (link has since been removed): “Real Life. Real Talk. is proud to count the following organizations, faith communities and companies as partners: …Girl Scouts of NYPENN Pathways.” See screenshot of program web page here.

In June 2013, the Girl Scouts promoted a video honoring abortion activists and having pro-abortion advocate Amy Richards as their guest speaker. Because the MAKERS narrative is so unabashedly pro-abortion, it strips away all pretense that the Girl Scouts USA is ‘neutral’ on the issue of abortion.

The Girl Scouts have been criticized for their involvement in the May, 2013 Women Deliver Conference, an international event that included “safe and legal abortion” among its overarching themes. It documents its role in the planning and facilitating of the December, 2012 Bali Global Youth Forum and the outcome declaration, which demands youth access to abortion.

For fourteen years, the Girls Scouts in Waco, TX co-sponsored a sex ed conference with Planned Parenthood. “It’s Perfectly Normal” a book written by a Planned Parenthood executive was given to all children in attendance says abortion can be “a positive experience.” And in January 2012, Girl Scouts employee Renise Rodriguez wore a “Pray to End Abortion” t-shirt during off-duty visit to her Tucson Girl Scout office and was ordered to her to turn the shirt inside out or leave. View the 2003 event brochure listing Girl Scouts as a cosponsor here [PDF].

As LifeNews reported in 2012, the Girl Scouts joined with Planned Parenthood to head a UN conference and LifeNews reported on the investigation the Catholic Church is undertaking into the ties between the Girl Scouts and Planned Parenthood and other pro-abortion groups. The Girl Scouts have also promoted pro-abortion elected officials. Fresh on the heels of Girl Scouts USA (GSUSA) sharing a recommendation for pro-abortion Texas gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis as a 2013 Woman of the Year via their official Twitter account, the organization suggested pro-abortion HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius as a woman “with courage, confidence, and character.”

Meanwhile, the new national spokeswoman for the Girl Scouts, Kelly Parisi, is the former spokeswoman for a pro-abortion organization — one founded by Gloria Steinem.

TOPICS: Your Opinion/Questions
KEYWORDS: abortion; girlscouts; plannedparenthood

1 posted on 02/28/2014 4:51:44 PM PST by franky8
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2 posted on 02/28/2014 5:01:31 PM PST by kcvl
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3 posted on 02/28/2014 5:03:47 PM PST by kcvl
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Probably 2-3 more ounces and a dollar less than the GS cookies.

4 posted on 02/28/2014 5:10:23 PM PST by DAC21
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Ya think? Sadly a lot of the GS moms are probably clueless about what the GSA council folks are really up to. Even sadder would be that they do know and endorse it. Wouldn’t want any Brownies punished with a child now would we.

NOW=Nasty Obnoxious Women

5 posted on 02/28/2014 5:15:12 PM PST by rktman (Under my plan(scheme),unemployment will necessarily skyrocket! Despite the % dropping. Period.)
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6 posted on 02/28/2014 5:16:43 PM PST by DJ MacWoW (The Fed Gov is not one ring to rule them all)
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To: franky8
Boycott the North American Women Girl Association , the new name of GS.
7 posted on 02/28/2014 5:57:01 PM PST by ExCTCitizen (2014: The Year of DEAD RINOS)
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8 posted on 02/28/2014 6:37:32 PM PST by WashingtonSource
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Link to the source of this article:

Links to Breitbart articles:

Link to YouTube video of Girl Scout CEO Kathy Cloninger's 2004 statement about Girl Scouts and Planned Parenthood:

9 posted on 03/01/2014 1:02:06 AM PST by TChad (The Obamacare motto: Dulce et decorum est pro patria mori.)
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To: franky8

Is Oreally brave enough to have these parents on his show and take them at their word as he did the GSA leader? I doubt it.

10 posted on 03/01/2014 2:50:02 AM PST by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like it)
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To: franky8

Have you ever used Centrum, Advil, Anbesol, Anacin, Dristan, Primatene, Chap stick, Robitussin, SMA baby formula, Ban, Bufferin, Comtrex, Excedrin, No Doz, Sea Breeze, Nice n Easy, Clairesse, Loving Care, Miss Clairol, Ultress, Enfamil, Gerber foods, or Prosobee … or any product manufactured by SCHERING PLOUGH, RHONE-POLENC RORER, PHARMACIA & UPJOHN, BRISTOL MEYERS SQUIBB, ALZA CORP, JOHNSON and JOHNSON, or KIMBERLY CLARK?

Have you bought Pepsi, 7up, Lipton tea, Mountian Dew, Mug root beer, Slice, Baked Lays, Cheetos, Doritos, Fritos, Funyuns, Rold Gold, Ruffles, Sun chips, Tostitos, Hostess, Bisquick, Betty Crocker, cereals, fruit snacks, Bugles, Pop Secret, Dannon yogurts, bakery products, Jeno’s pizza, QUAKER OATS cereals, Del Monte, RALSTON PURINA foods, Kraft foods, Totinos pizza, Haagen Dazs, BEN & JERRY’s, Pillsbury, Kleenex, Huggies, Cottonelle, Baby Fresh, Viva, Kotex or Scott paper products? Do you use salt?

Have you ever patronized Kentucky Fried Chicken, Pizza Hut, Taco Bell, Starbucks, Bob Evans, Red Lobster, Olive Garden, Long Horn Steakhouse, Bahama Breeze, Seasons 52, The Capital Grille, Eddie V’s, Yard House, Baja Fresh Mexican Grill, Canyons Burger Co., or La Salsa Fresh Mexican Grill?

Is your house framed with wood from Georgia-Pacific? Are there ARMSTRONG flooring tiles or ALCOA aluminum products or WHIRLPOOL appliances in your home? How about Microsoft or HP or Adobe or IBM products? Or Brunswick sports and marine equipment? Or Corning, Nike, Hamilton Beach or Proctor Silex products? Or alcohol including Absolute, Ballantine’s, Beefeater, Chivas Regal, Kahlúa, Malibu, and Royal Salute? Have you ever purchased anything on eBay?

Have you ever watched a production by Buena Vista, Miramax, Touchstone, Capital cities/ ABC, ESPN, Lifetime, Paramount, Showtime, Spelling, MTV, Nickelodeon, USA networks, Comedy Central, Blockbuster … or read a book published by Mcmillan, or Simon and Scheuster or magazines like Bon Appetit, Details, Glamour, GQ, Self, Vanity Fair, and Vogue?

Do you wear Healthtex, Jansport, Lee, Riders, Rustler, Vanity Fair, Wranglers, LEVI STRAUSS, Brittania, Dockers or LIZ CLAIBORNE clothing? Have you been to Disney? Or shopped at Daytons, Hudson’s, Marshall Fields, Mervyn’s, or Target?


Have you ever bought Chevron gas or flown on Jet Blue or Southwest Airlines? Have you ever stayed at a Baymont, Days Inn, Dream Hotels, Hawthorne, Howard Johnson, Knights Inn, Microtel, Night, Ramada, Super 8, Travelodge, TRYP Hotels, Wingate, Wyndham, Four Points, Sheraton, St. Regis, W, Westin, or Marriott Hotels?

Did you answer “YES” to any of the above?

If you did, ask yourself this . . .

Are you just a bully that picks on little girls who are trying to raise some money for their club activities because they are an easy target?

11 posted on 03/01/2014 12:22:29 PM PST by Alice in Wonderland
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To: Alice in Wonderland


Companies that FUND Planned MURDERHOOD!

Abbott Laboratories Fund
Accenture Foundation, Inc
ACE INA Foundation
Acrometal Companies, Inc
Adaptec, Inc
ADC Telecommunications
ADP Foundation
Aetna Foundation
AES Corporation
Agribank, FCB
Air Products & Chemicals, Inc
Akzo Nobel Inc
Albertson’s Inc
Alco Standard Corp
Alcoa Foundation
Alliance Capital Management Corp
Alliant Energy Foundation
Alliant Techsystems, Inc
Allianz Life Insurance Co
Allied Corp
Amerada Hess Corporation
American Express Company
American Express Financial Advisors Inc
American Express Foundation
American Express Minnesota
American Medical Assoc
American Standard, Inc
Ameritech Corporation (Now SBC Communications
Amgen Foundation
Analysts International Corp – Minneapolis
Andrew Corporation
Anheuser Busch Foundation
Antioch Companies/Webway
AON Foundation
Archer-Daniels-Midland (ADM) Company
Archie & Bertha Walker Foundation
Ashland, Inc.
Aspect Global Giving
Astra Merck, Inc
AT & T Foundation
ATK Sporting Equipment
Aurthur J. Gallagher Foundation
Automatic Data Processing Inc
Avaya Communication

12 posted on 03/01/2014 12:41:01 PM PST by franky8 (For the souls of the faithful departed.)
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Post B thru Z while you’re at it ...

I hope you have NO dealings with any of the corporations ... because if you do, you’ll look like a hypocrite who picks on little girls who are trying to earn money for their troop activities.

My little Brownie sold 106 boxes of Girl Scout cookies today ... her big sister sold 179. The money they earned will help finance their trip to Busch Gardens ... not Planned Parenthood!

13 posted on 03/01/2014 3:42:58 PM PST by Alice in Wonderland
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To: Alice in Wonderland



Avon Products, Inc
AXA Foundation
Bakers Square Restaurants
BankAmerica Corp
Bankers Trust Company
Bank of America Corp
Banta Corporation Foundation
Bartlett & West Engineers, Inc
BASF Corporation
Beatrice Companies, Inc.
Bechtel Foundation
Bell Hibert Associates
Bemis Company Foundation
Best Products Foundation
BF Goodrich Company
Black & Decker Corp
Blandin Foundation
Blount Foundation
BMC Industries, Inc
Bonz on the River
Borden Foundation
BP America, Inc
BP (Formerly Amoco)
BP Matching Fund
Braun Intertec Corp
Briggs and Morgan
Bristol-Meyers Co
Brown Foundation, The
BTD Manufacturing, Inc
Bunge Corp
Burlington Northern Sata Fe Railway Co
Burnswick Corp
Burroughs Wellcome Company
Butler Manufacturing Company
Café Latte
CAN Insurance Cos.
Candle Foundation, The
Cargill Matching Gift Program
Case Corporation
Caterpillar Foundation
Celestica Corporation
CertainTeed Corp
Cessna Foundation, Inc >
Champion International Corp
Charles Schwab & Company, Inc
ChartHouse International
Chase Manhattan Corp
Chemical Bank
Cherne Contracting Corp
Chevron Corp
Chicago Title and Trust Company Foundation
Children’s Country Day School
Chubb & Son, Inc
Chubb Life Insurance Company of America
CIGNA Foundation
Ciprico, Inc
Cisco Corporation
Citicorp/Citibank, N.A
Citigroup Foundation
Clariant Corporation
Clark Construction Group, Inc
CMS Hartzell, Inc.
Coca-Cola Company
Colgate-Palmolive Co.
Community First Bankshares, Inc.
Community First National Bank
Compaq Computer Corporation
Computer Associates International, Inc.
Computer City Supercenters
Computer Network Technology Corporation
Con Agra Processing Companies
Consolidated Papers Foundation, Inc.
Consumers Energy Foundation
Continental Corp., The
Cooper Industries, Inc.
Corning Incorporated Foundation
County Seat Stores, Inc.
Cray Research, Inc.
Crocus Dental Technology
Cytec Industries, Inc.
DEKALB Genetics Foundation
Del Monte Corp.
Delphi Automotive Systems
Delta Airlines Foundation
Deluxe Check Printers, Inc.
Deluxe Corporation Foundation
Digital Equipment Corp.
Display Sales
Diversified Pharmaceutical Services
Dominion Foundation
Donaldson Co.
Dougherty Financial Group, LLC
Dougherty Summit Securities, LLC
Dow Corning Corporation
Duke Energy
Eastern Enterprises
Eaton Corporation
Eckerd Corporation
Ecolab Foundation
Elf Atochem North American Foundation
Eli Lilly and Company Foundation
Emerson Electric Co.
Empak, Inc.
Enron Corp.
Equitable Life Assurance Society
Ernst & Young Foundation
ET Nurse Consultants PA
ExxonMobil Foundation
Exxon Corporation
Fair, Isaac and Company, Inc.
Fannie Mae Foundation
Federated Department Stores, Inc.
Fingerhut Companies, Inc.
Fireman’s Fund Insurance Company
First Data Corporation
First Data Resource
First National Bank of Minneapolis
First Union Corporation
Fisher Nut Company
Fluor Corporation
Fluoroware, Inc.
FM Global Foundation
Ford Motor Co.
Fortis Companies
Foster Higgins & Co., Inc.
Foster Wheeler, Inc
Frontier Communications
Gannett Communities Fund
Gap Foundation, The
Gate City Bank
General Cinema Corp.
General Electric Company
General Mills Foundation
General Motors Corporation
General Re Corporation
Georgia-Pacific Corp.
GlaxoSmithKline Foundation
Glazco, Inc.
Golden Valley Microwave Foods
Goodrich Corporation
Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.
Graco Foundation
Great West Casualty Company
Green Tree Finance Foundation
GTE Corp.
Guidant Foundation
Gulf Oil Corp.
Halleland, Lewis, Nilan Sipkins & Johnson
Hallmark Cards, Inc
Harsco Corporation Fund
Hartford Insurance Foundation
Hartford Steam Boiler Inspection & Insurance Company
Hartzell Manufacturing, Inc.
Henry A. Bromelkamp & Co.
Heublein Foundation, Inc.
Hewlett-Packard Co.
Hickory Tech Corporation Foundation
Highland Resources
Highline Distributing, Inc.
H.J. Heinz Company Foundation
Hoescht Celanese Corp.
Home Depot, The
Honeywell, Inc.
Hormel Foods Corporation
Houghton Mifflin Company
Household International
H & R Block, Inc.
Hubbard Broadcasting
Hunter Douglas, Inc.
IBC Foundation
IBM Corp.
IKON Office Solutions Foundation
IMC Fertilizer, Inc.
ING Foundation
Ingersoll Rand Company
Inktek Plastics, Inc.
Interlake Foundation, The
International Design Center
International Multifoods Corp.
International Paper
INVEST Financial Corporation
ITT Corporation
ITW – Illinois Tool Works
JC Penney Co., Inc.
J & H Marsh & McLennan
Javelin Solutions
Jiffy Lube
John G. Kinnard & Co.
John Hancock Mutual Life Insurance Company
Johnson & Higgins
Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies
Johnson Controls, Inc.
Johnstech International Corporation
Joseph Seagram & Sons, Inc.
Jostens, Inc.
J.P. Morgan & Co., Inc.
Karlsson Consulting
Kellogg Company
Kemper National Insurance Companies
Kennametal Foundation
Kimberly-Clark Corp.
King Controls
Kirkland & Ellis
Kmart Corp.
Kraft Foods, Inc.
Land O’ Lakes Foundation
Larkin, Hoffman, Daly & Lindgren, Ltd.
Lawyer’s Title Insurance
Leo Burnett Company
Levi Strauss & Co.
Lexmark International, Inc.
Link Belt Construction Equip
Little, Brown & Co.
Lloyd’s Food Products, Inc.
Lockheed Martin Corp.
Lotus Corporation
Lucent Technologies
Lutheran Brotherhood
Macy’s MA Hanna Company
Manhattan Life Insurance Co., The
Manulife Financial
Maritz, Inc.
Marquette Bancshares, Inc.
Marquette Bank – Minneapolis
Martin Marietta Corp.
Masco Corporation
Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance
Maurices, Inc.
May Department Store Company, The
Maytag Company, The
McDonald’s Corp.
McGraw-Hill Foundation, Inc.
McKesson Corporation
McKnight Foundation
McNeely Foundation, The
M D U Resources Foundation
MEDTOX Laboratories, Inc.
Medtronic, Inc.
Merck Company Foundation
Meridian Insurance Co.
Meredith Corporation
Merit Oil Corp.
Merrill Lynch & Company Foundation
Metris Companies Foundation
Michaud, Cooley & Erickson
Michigan Bell Telephone Company
MicroAssist, Inc.
Microsoft Corp.
Midcontinent Media Foundation
Minnesota Mutual Life
MMI Companies, Inc.
Monsanto Fund
MONY Life Insurance Company
Morgan Construction Co.
Motorola Foundation
MSI Insurance
MTS Systems Corp.
Murphy Oil USA, Inc.
Mutual Group (U.S.), The
Mutual of New York
Nabisco Foods Group
Nalco Chemical Company
National City Bank Foundation
National Computer Systems
National Instruments Corporation
National Starch and Chemical Foundation, Inc.
NCR Corporation
Nemadji Research Corporation
New Culture Center in the Midwest
New York Life Insurance Co.
New York Times Co.
North American Coal Corp.
Northwest Airlines
Northwestern Mutual Insurance
Novartis US Foundation
NRG-Natural Resource Group

14 posted on 03/01/2014 4:33:18 PM PST by franky8 (For the souls of the faithful departed.)
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“The Pro-Life Movement will succeed only to the extent that pro-life people are willing to be inconvenienced.”
- Douglas R. Scott, Jr.,

Bad Choices: A Look Inside Planned Parenthood, p. 246

The Corporate Funding Project (CFP) is a program focusing on the education of corporate officials about the agendas of Planned Parenthood in an effort to convince them to deny support to this dangerous group. A boycott of corporations that support this radical entity is advocated so those who care about life are not indirectly funding its deadly agenda.

LDI publishes a list of boycott targets that is updated at least twice per year. The list includes corporate names, subsidiaries, products, services and how to contact each company. LDI provides information regarding the historical use of boycotts as a strategy for achieving social and philanthropic change as well as an analysis of the moral and ethical issues involved.

Click on “CFP Frequently Asked Questions” and “CFP Standards & Policies” or more information about the Corporate Funding Project. Click on “CFP Copyright Details” for information about howThe Boycott List may and may not be used.
Have you heard disparaging remarks about the legitimacy or accuracy of The Boycott List? Clickhere for more information.

Why Isn’t The Boycott List Freely Available?

LDI once offered The Boycott List without requesting a donation, but the policy changed when:

1) pro-Planned Parenthood people were urged to send for The Boycott List in an effort to bankrupt us–which they nearly did; and

2) we began to realize the enormous expense involved in obtaining the information needed to prepare The Boycott List.

It soon became clear that we had to seek funding for this valuable work or end the Corporate Funding Project (CFP) because we simply did not have the resources to support it. It is important that this work be financially supported so it can even exist.

Some people argue it is more important to get the information out to the public than it is to ask for a donation. We agree; yet the same argument could be made of nearly everything published by any good organization (brochures, books, videotapes, and so on), but they are virtually never distributed gratis.

Please realize that a donation made for The Boycott List pays for research and printing. It also helps to support LDI’s work in general. The few people who complain have no idea what is involved in publishing The Boycott List. It involves countless man-hours, phone calls, travel, letters, and so forth. (This is one reason why LDI’s Boycott List is so well respected; we take care and go to the expense necessary to do it right.) And our budget is less than $110,000 per year–a small fraction of that of other nationwide pro-life groups. Simply put, if we are to keep the lights on, pay our staff (totals less than $50,000–and that includes all employees combined), and do the job we are called to do, we need the funds to do it. (In 2007, it was necessary for one LDI employee to work without pay for three months because the money was simply not there. In fact, there have never been a year since LDI was founded in which every employee was paid every month. This is all due to a lack of funding.)

LDI’s Board of Directors will change the policy relating to the dissemination of The Boycott List if and when they feel it should be done. But one can expect that LDI will always ask for some kind of donation to discourage pro-abortion groups from seekingThe List. (We already receive bad checks from pro-abortion people. We have also had persons make a donation via credit card and, after receiving the requested material, claim the charge was fraudulent. We have even received bad checks from pro-life people who believe they should not be “charged” for The Boycott List. We incur fees from our bank and/or credit card processing company every time one of these incidents occurs.) Thus, any suggestion that LDI is some sort of “money-making operation” is ludicrous. (Either that or we are just very, very bad at it–and we have been bad at it since our inception.)

Why does not LDI put The Boycott List on its website? We would simply be publishing a list that pro-abortion groups would use for a counter-boycott. And we would have done all the research for them. In addition, such information placed on the web tends to get disseminated in ways that can cause serious problems. In one case, an individual placedThe Boycott List on his personal website and, since he had heard a rumor that another company was also giving to Planned Parenthood, he added that company as well. Yet LDI was cited as the source of all of the information. Needless-to-say, LDI received a phone call from a very unhappy lawyer who threatened us with a lawsuit. This is why LDI policy prohibits placing The Boycott List online; in whole or in part.

Most people who initially raise questions make a kind, respectful inquiry. Once we reply, more than 95 percent understand the reasons for our practices and policies. In addition, persons who express a concern about finances may receive The Boycott List at a substantial discount. Other people, however, are simply accusatory. Take, for example, this message we received from a person who did not leave a name:


Another person wrote wrote:

I have refused to pay the amount you wish to extort [from pro-life people] for financial gain concerning companies that support abortion.

(More about this person’s attacks may be found here [”LDI Accused Of Grave Sins,” p. 4-9] and here [”Breaking Your Word,”7-8].)
A third person wrote:

Pay for a boycott list? You want to profit from anti-abortion? You guys are despicable hypocrites and give Christians and the Pro-Life movement a bad name. If you really cared about the Abortion Holocaust, you would be begging people to freely distribute that list. There are plenty of legitimate ways to raise cash for your organization. Add yourselves to the list and to hell with you. In fact, add yourselves to the TOP of the list.

And a fourth gentleman said LDI leaders will face eternal judgment for seeking donations for The Boycott List:

LDI to my knowledge doesn’t distribute the latest information on these companies in the best way possible, via their website, to the public (stating that the list could change daily, to check back often). Instead, they require people to pay them money for this life-saving information. Unless this has also changed, I also will not support LDI for putting a price on human lives…The [LDI] board prefers to make money over saving lives…There is no reason to not [sic] publicize the list on your website, in addition to accepting donations and payments for literature…I will pray for your conversion. We could judge a tree by it’s [sic] fruit, but your organization prefers to put more into manure fertilizer than bearing fruit…but may I add that God’s judgement [sic] for salvation will be most severe for those experienced, especially the shepherds (ministers & priests), who should know better…[LDI] is a “pay for information” organization (life critical information that is)….

LDI has received e-mails from people who support and those who oppose our policy in this regard. However, LDI Partners have been virtually unanimous in their support. What follows are messages we have received from several LDI supporters regarding The Boycott List:

Just a short note that I am praying for you–I had to laugh when I read in the latest edition of The Caleb Report [LDI’s newsletter] some of the e-mails you’ve been getting, criticizing you and your mission. Without exception, every criticism was the product of the writer’s ignorance–ignorance about who you are, what you are doing, and why you are doing it.

To God’s People at LDI: Nobody on this planet is doing more to fight the evil wrought by Planned Parenthood than you are. Nobody does it better, with more integrity, with more grace and humor, or with more focused efficiency. Nobody puts a dollar or a prayer to work as effectively as you do. From those of us who “get it” comes this message: keep up the phenomenal work! And when you’re feeling just a bit beleaguered by the harpies and their whining, keep remembering that God “gets it” too.

Thank you for all you do.

– David Kothman

In earlier messages Mr. Kothman wrote:

I just received my July-August issue of The Caleb Report and, as always, did not put it down until I had read every word. I was particularly troubled by [one] e-mail you received…As a faithful reader for several years, I have come to not only understand by applaud your policy as it relates to giving away your publications. In fact, I am this minute going to write a check to send you to help in some small way with your heroic mission.

You guys are what is right and good with our movement in defense of life. God surely holds a special place for you in heaven. And on behalf of the millions who look to you for leadership on this issue, which so clearly will define us as a people, I ask that you stay the course, do not be discouraged, and don’t go changin’ to try to please everybody. After all, we love you “just the way you are.”

– David Kothman

LDI has received encouragement from many other people as well, including the following:

I was so saddened to read that people make a big deal about the cost of The Boycott List. I was encouraged by your response a while ago about the one guy who wrote in. It’s funny, even if the lists were $42.00 [each], they still would be priceless to own!!! It is my contention that we have saved at least that much in a month’s time by purchasing generic products that worked as well as the brand name products that are on the list. (Sometimes you don’t ask why things are the way they are!)

– Chris

I’m sorry you got such an irate response because you charge for The Boycott List. Having been involved in the pro-life movement for almost 30 years I understand completely your position. You are of invaluable help to me, be assured of that.

– Mary Ann

LDI has received comments from the leaders of other pro-life organizations, including the president of Human Life International who wrote:

The Life Decisions International Boycott List is one of the finest pieces of research that the pro-life movement puts out. LDI is not run by profiteers; it is run by warriors. The costs associated with The Boycott List simply fund the work, not someone’s lifestyle. Does not Jesus Himself say ”the laborer is worth his wage” (Luke 10:7)? How should this work of Christ be any different than spreading the Gospel in other forms? Not everything in the work can be offered free. Consider the enemy. When LDI tried that approach some years ago all the PP [Planned Parenthood] thugs took them up on the offer and drained LDI’s stock, nearly bankrupting the organization and destroying their good work. Even if LDI were to offer The Boycott List free on the Internet it would undermine LDI’s own ability to generate funds to keep his work going. That would serve PP’s interests very well.

From personal experience, I want you to know that The Boycott List has led to one of HLI’s greatest recent victories. On account of LDI’s work we were able to enter a corporate resolution against the Target Corporation and get them to completely de-fund PP, the baby-killer. On account of LDI’s generosity in printing us several thousand copies of The Boycott List, at a bare-bones rate, we were able to get that List into the hands of hundreds of our supporters who can now use it to fight PP with us. I regularly have people call me to tell me that they are boycotting corporations supporting the baby-killer on account of the endorsement we give to The Boycott List. They know they can trust it beyond the shadow of a doubt. LDI does so much with so few resources, and they should be thanked, not criticized for their efforts.

The very fine STOPP organization might not exist today if it were not for being absorbed into the much larger ALL. They now have resources that allow them to disseminate information to the public at much lower cost. However, an annual subscription to The Ryan Report still costs $25! LDI does not have the luxury of a multi-million dollar backup. They use the widow’s mite to accomplish the work of Christ.

Another respected pro-life leader, Meredith “Mick” Eugene Hunt of Life Advocates, wrote:

For years, off and on, I have been a subscriber to LDI’s Boycott List and have had absolutely no problem with paying a little money for it; nor have I been much disturbed by the copyright, which makes good sense to me under the circumstances. LDI’s Listsimply is the absolute best, most carefully researched, and by far the most complete list of Planned Parenthood’s corporate supporters in the country. This is not just a small piece of paper with a few names on it. LDI also has quite a success rate in corporations stopping their funding of PP.

It takes a little money to run a pro-life work. (How do you get by? I send my newsletter out to donors and free to any one asking for it, but then I don’t have people all over the country getting it without also offering a little support; and my letter is not the work itself, but only about it.)

Any individual may choose to disagree with this or any other policy. However, in the case of LDI, all policies are subject to review by the Board of Directors. LDI’s Board of Directors has unanimously endorsed the manner in which The Boycott List is disseminated.
As noted above, “persons who express a concern about finances may receive The Boycott List at a substantial discount.” If you wish to participate in the boycott but truly cannot afford the requested amount for The Boycott List, please send us an email and request a discount. We will respond with details. We do not want money to be a reason why anyone who wishes to participate is prevented from doing so.

As a direct result of the commitment, action and prayers of pro-family people, at least 282 corporations have stopped funding Planned Parenthood,” said Kenneth C. Garvey, LDI’s Director of Communications. It is estimated that the boycott has cost Planned Parenthood more than $40 million since the Corporate Funding Project (CFP) began. “This should serve as a testament to those who think it impossible to change corporate behavior.

“The Pro-Life Movement will succeed only to the extent that pro-life people are willing to be inconvenienced.”
- Douglas R. Scott, Jr.,
Bad Choices: A Look Inside Planned Parenthood, p. 246

April 4, 2013 — Kini
Please, let us call this what it is; Infanticide!
Alisa Laport Snow, the lobbyist representing the Florida Alliance of Planned Parenthood Affiliates, testified that her organization believes the decision to kill an infant who survives a failed (botched) abortion should be left up to the woman seeking an abortion and her abortion doctor. To watch the court video go to:
“So, um, it is just really hard for me to even ask you this question because I’m almost in disbelief,” said Rep. Jim Boyd. “If a baby is born on a table as a result of a botched abortion, what would Planned Parenthood want to have happen to that child that is struggling for life?”
“We believe that any decision that’s made should be left up to the woman, her family, and the physician,” said Planned Parenthood lobbyist Snow.
Let’s stop with this notion that Planned Parenthood has anything to do with parenthood, and has everything to do with the murder of infants. It is planned murder! It is infanticide! Lets also acknowledge that Planned Parenthood targets low income people and minorities as a form of genocide. That was Margret Sanger racist dream to eliminate what she perceived as the dregs of society.
The consequences of killing off our children will greatly impact the future our country, our society and our way of life. The very freedoms we hold dear will fade. Indeed, the entitlements we all depend on will vanish.
The nation’s falling fertility rate underlies many of our most difficult problems. Once a country’s fertility rate falls consistently below replacement, its age profile begins to shift. You get more old people than young people. And eventually, as the bloated cohort of old people dies off, population begins to contract. This dual problem—a population that is disproportionately old and shrinking overall—has enormous economic, political and cultural consequences.
It is ironic that the same people that are targeted by Planned Parenthood, are the same people employed by Planned Parenthood. You are contributing in the decline in your race, your future and your existence.
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Hate Planned Parenthood? Here’s Updated Boycott List

By ChristianNewsWire, Thu, March 22, 2012
FRONT ROYAL, VA – Life Decisions International (LDI) has released a revised edition of The Boycott List, which identifies corporations that support Planned Parenthood, the world’s primary abortion-advocacy behemoth.
“As a direct result of the commitment, action and prayers of pro-family people, at least 282 corporations have stopped funding Planned Parenthood,” said Kenneth C. Garvey, LDI’s Director of Communications. It is estimated that the boycott has cost Planned Parenthood more than $40 million since the Corporate Funding Project (CFP) began. “This should serve as a testament to those who think it impossible to change corporate behavior.”
New boycott targets include Advance Publications (magazines such as Bon Appetit, Details, Glamour, GQ, Self, Vanity Fair, and Vogue), Ameriprise Financial, Arthur Murray (dance studios), Bikram’s Yoga, Bob Evans (restaurants), Danone (Dannon products), Fresh Enterprises (Baja Fresh Mexican Grill, Canyons Burger Co., and La Salsa Fresh Mexican Grill), NACCO (Hamilton Beach and Proctor Silex products; Kitchen Collection and Le Gourmet Chef stores), Pernod Ricard (alcoholic products including Absolute, Ballantine’s, Beefeater, Chivas Regal, Kahlúa, Malibu, and Royal Salute), TD Bank Group, UBS (financial services), and Wyndham (lodging including Baymont, Days Inn, Dream Hotels, Hawthorne, Howard Johnson, Knights Inn, Microtel, Night, Ramada, Super 8, Travelodge, TRYP Hotels, Wingate, and Wyndham; eatery: Planet Hollywood).
Some of the corporations continuing as boycott targets are: Adobe, AOL, Bank of America, Bayer, Chevron, Darden Restaurants (eateries including Olive Garden, Red Lobster, etc.), eBay (PayPal, etc.), Laureate Education, Marriott Hotels, Midas, Nike, Select Comfort (Sleep Number bed), Southwest Airlines (Jet Blue, etc.), Starwood (lodging including Four Points, Sheraton, St. Regis, W, Westin, etc.), Wells Fargo, and Whole Foods.
The Boycott List includes a “Dishonorable Mention” section, which identifies nonprofits that are associated with Planned Parenthood and/or its agenda. The only addition to this section is The Lance Armstrong Foundation. Other groups in the “Dishonorable Mention” section include: AARP, American Cancer Society, Boys & Girls Clubs, Camp Fire, Dr. Phil Foundation, Girl Scouts, Girls Inc., Kiwanis Clubs, Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, March of Dimes, Michael J. Fox Foundation, Muscular Dystrophy Association, Ronald McDonald House Charities, Rotary Clubs, Salvation Army, Save the Children, Sierra Club, Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, YMCA, and YWCA.
Garvey said that Planned Parenthood’s most recent annual report shows a decline in corporate support. He said the Corporate Funding Project is due to the tenacity of pro-life people who “understand the power of the dollar and are willing to be inconvenienced for the sake of preborn children.”
Currently “celebrating” its 20th Anniversary, Life Decisions International welcomes and thanks the latest organizations to endorse the Corporate Funding Project. Citizens for a Pro-Life Society and Students for Life of America join 34 other pro-life/pro-family organizations endorsing the boycott.
For information about the CFP, including the steps taken before a corporation is placed onThe Boycott List and the standards used to place a nonprofit group in the “Dishonorable Mention” section of The Boycott List, please click here.
Life Decisions International (LDI) is dedicated to challenging the Culture of Death, concentrating on exposing and fighting the agenda of Planned Parenthood. LDI’s chief project is a boycott of corporations that fund the abortion-committing giant. To learn more about Planned Parenthood, please click here.

15 posted on 03/01/2014 4:45:27 PM PST by franky8 (For the souls of the faithful departed.)
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Is everyone (else) going to stop shopping at Target, WalMart, Costco, K-Mart and other stores because they support gay marriage and Planned Parenthood? I don’t think so because it’s impossible. You could never shop anywhere, ever!

There is an issue here at stake ... not just the business one but the emotional one. There is a child involved and an innocent child! The link between Planned Parenthood and my Girl Scout troops is weaker than the link between Planned Parenthood and Target. I think scouting is a valuable tool in raising children and I do not want to abandon the program to the enemy. I intend to stay and hold the line as long as possible. This organization does some great things.

It seems to me that it’s almost a witch hunt with the Girl Scouts based on very shaky allegations that seem to only exist in internet blogs. There is a ton of misinformation out there about the Girl Scouts floating around the internet. Don’t take it all at face value. I have looked through the various anti-GSA sites and found that they all link each other and re-circulate the same stories. And the merry-go-round of recirculating stories tends to pop up every February when the cookies go on sale. Hummm...

The Girl Scouts official policy is, “The Girl Scout organization does not take a position on abortion or birth control, and these topics are not part of the Girl Scout program or our materials. We believe these matters are best discussed by girls with their families.”

If you don’t want to take their word for it, the National Federation for Catholic Youth Ministry investigated the Girl Scouts already and have refuted the allegations for years. The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops started an investigation two years ago and hasn’t yet ruled against the Girl Scouts—they expressed concerns to the Girl Scouts and the Girl Scouts made some changes and everything settled down—but no ban. I trust Church organizations more so than stuff I find online—so that’s good enough for me.

But if a person really still has a problem with it, don’t buy the cookies. If you really want to support the local girls and leave the national organization out of it, you can always give a donation directly to the troop. 100% of the money given to a troop stays in a troop and is spent on those girls.

16 posted on 03/01/2014 5:39:28 PM PST by Alice in Wonderland
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17 posted on 03/02/2014 2:50:38 AM PST by franky8 (For the souls of the faithful departed.)
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18 posted on 03/02/2014 2:54:52 AM PST by franky8 (For the souls of the faithful departed.)
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BUMP for LIFE!!!

19 posted on 03/06/2014 5:36:45 PM PST by dcwusmc (A FREE People have no sovereign save Almighty GOD!!! III OK We are EVERYWHERE!!!)
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