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Women donít need Planned Parenthood for breast exams
Live Action ^ | Susan Michelle

Posted on 10/06/2014 10:55:12 PM PDT by Morgana

Planned Parenthood has a very important message for you this October in Breast Cancer Awareness Month: While they don’t do any mammograms despite what their CEO says, they do perform manual breast exams.

Every year about this time the number one provider of abortions in the nation tries to show its “health care” side and convince women across the nation its services are priceless because they can feel your breasts and find lumps that may save your life.

So can you.

That’s right. Time and again, we learn that what Planned Parenthood does in its breast exam is what you can do in a self-breast exam. The abortion giant isn’t even licensed to provide imaging; therefore, it couldn’t do a mammogram if it wanted to.

In Texas, where abortion clinics were shuttered this week when HB2 was finally fully enforced, Planned Parenthood is desperate for any business it can garner. Saturday Planned Parenthood of Greater Texas took to Twitter to remind people it does “breast exams.” That’s true, but the tweet it bellowed across the internet was a bit misleading.

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In fact, a look at Planned Parenthood’s main website will remind us of what happens in an actual Planned Parenthood “breast exam.”

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And this language really says “we can refer you for a mammogram”:

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The argument that Planned Parenthood helps poor women get breast exams is a bit misleading. In recent years the Susan G. Komen Foundation has come under fire for giving hundreds of thousands of dollars to Planned Parenthood for mammography services. Sort of. It gives money to the abortion provider, who then issues a voucher for the woman to go to an actual imaging center to get a mammography. Komen has been criticized for nor simply giving the money to the actual mammography provider; instead, it pays the abortion provider, who then can coerce some more women into its services. The middle man doesn’t work for free.

In actuality, every state has some sort of health program for poor women who are unable to afford insurance. For a list of resources and referrals to free mammograms, check this link.

Also, one provision of Obamacare is that things like mammograms are 100% covered. According to the Department of Health and Human Services:

“If you have a new health insurance plan or insurance policy beginning on or after September 23, 2010, the following preventive services must be covered without your having to pay a copayment or co-insurance or meet your deductible.”

So really, there isn’t the slightest bit of need for a woman to head to her local abortion clinic. For poor women, there is more access to free mammograms than simply going through Planned Parenthood. Local health clinics and state programs are more plentiful than Panned Parenthoods anyway. For women with insurance a mammogram is generally covered at 100%, now.

So about that tweet? It’s sort of the truth. They will examine your breasts, but not in any special way that tells you anything significant without going to someone else. So bypass the middle man. It’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month, so be aware of how to get a real breast exam–and be aware of wolves in sheep’s clothing, pretending they want to help your breasts stay healthy, when really they are about abortion, and most other services are a byproduct of how they can get money and keep that abortion service alive. The more money they get from legitimate things, the more they can justify the main purpose of their “clinics”—killing babies.


TOPICS: Chit/Chat; Health/Medicine
KEYWORDS: abortion; breastcancer; plannedparenthood; prolife

1 posted on 10/06/2014 10:55:12 PM PDT by Morgana
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To: Morgana

I observe Oktoberfest during October and I can assure you that a great many breasts are visually inspected and most probably a great deal of physical examination without one bit of assistance from planned deparrenting hood, and on top of it all, probably much more professionally done.


2 posted on 10/06/2014 11:05:21 PM PDT by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: Morgana

Ironic considering abortions dramatically increase a woman’s risk of breast cancer.


3 posted on 10/06/2014 11:06:13 PM PDT by nodumbblonde ("I'm all for helping the helpless, but I don't give a rat's a** about the clueless." - Dennis Miller)
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To: nodumbblonde

Planned Parenthood denies it but yes that is so true.


4 posted on 10/06/2014 11:10:55 PM PDT by Morgana ( Always a bit of truth in dark humor.)
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To: Morgana

OH NO!!! PInk everywhere. pink pink pink “LOOK AT ME I have a pink ribbon”. Luckily I’m still in Poland the next couple months so don’t have to be subjected to this nonsense.


5 posted on 10/06/2014 11:20:08 PM PDT by Organic Panic
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To: Morgana

I wouldn’t want a PP acolyte touching me anywhere. If you read some of the accounts from former workers, you’d run the other way. Disgusting creeps.


6 posted on 10/06/2014 11:22:55 PM PDT by Politicalkiddo (Power always thinks.. that it is doing God's service when it is violating all his laws. -John Adams)
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To: Morgana

I enjoy deleting messages I get from the Susan G. Komen Foundation Walk for the Cure begging me to support them again. Participation in their walk/run dropped off substantially when it became known they are a conduit for Planned Parenthood—some of their major supporters here had been the Catholic diocese and Catholic parishes, but they all dropped support once it became known Komen is a funding feeder organization for PP.


7 posted on 10/06/2014 11:25:34 PM PDT by kaehurowing
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To: kaehurowing; All

I love the color pink but I won’t buy anything that supports the susan komen foundation.


8 posted on 10/06/2014 11:30:13 PM PDT by Morgana ( Always a bit of truth in dark humor.)
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To: nodumbblonde
Ironic considering abortions dramatically increase a woman’s risk of breast cancer.

That has cost the whole campaign, and I have always been an ardent supporter oh healthy breasts.

9 posted on 10/07/2014 12:39:13 AM PDT by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing.)
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To: Smokin' Joe

oh=of


10 posted on 10/07/2014 12:39:47 AM PDT by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing.)
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To: Morgana

11 posted on 10/07/2014 1:36:08 AM PDT by Paleo Conservative (Just because you're paranoid doesn't mean they're not really out to get you.)
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To: Organic Panic

The town I work in has pink “awareness” garbage cans. They’re hideous.


12 posted on 10/07/2014 5:26:40 AM PDT by CrazyIvan (I lost my phased plasma rifle in a tragic hovercraft accident.)
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To: Morgana

The only function of PP is ABORTION!

I am a senior, and OB’s don’t want us as patients, no money to be made. So my PCP arranges any test I need. And I refuse the Mammo’s as they are very painful for me. I’m a large 34 DD and the squeezing to fit all that into a B cup made machine causes bruises for 2 weeks and I nearly pass out from the pain, with 20 mg Lore tabs in my system. I use ultra sound. No history of BC in my family.

Except for the MALE line gene because 2 sisters my aunts, married 2 brothers who carried the gene, their daughters carry the gene now and have passed it on hit and miss to their daughters.

Hunks for Breast Cancer.
http://blog.thebreastcancersite.com/rethink-breast-cancer/?utm_source=social&utm_medium=bcaware&utm_campaign=rethink-breast-cancer&utm_term=20140924


13 posted on 10/07/2014 5:35:09 AM PDT by GailA (IF you fail to keep your promises to the Military, you won't keep them to Citizens!)
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To: kaehurowing

You could put their crap mail back into the return envelope and send it back to them, especially if it is postage free. I do that with the double crossing aarp, I stuff as much as I can into the envelopes.

I do wear the Pink Ribbon for my DIL, but do not give to SK, use the Breast Cancer Foundation. Or St Jude’s, as much cancer research they do will find it’s way into adults.


14 posted on 10/07/2014 5:38:30 AM PDT by GailA (IF you fail to keep your promises to the Military, you won't keep them to Citizens!)
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To: CrazyIvan

” The town I work in has pink “awareness” garbage cans.”

That’s where they dump the bodies of aborted babies.


15 posted on 10/07/2014 5:54:07 AM PDT by ViLaLuz (2 Chronicles 7:14)
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