Planned Parenthood Raising Funds to Push Birth Control, Contraception in Haiti

by Steven Ertelt
LifeNews.com Editor
January 15, 2010

Port-au-Prince, Haiti (LifeNews.com) — Following the earthquake in Haiti, millions of people are dealing with death, a lack of food and water, shelter, and basic medical care. Planned Parenthood, sending a good time for a fundraising opportunity, is asking for donations for its local affiliate to promote birth control and condoms.

In a new note sent to its supporters on Facebook, Planned Parenthood talked about the giving opportunity.

“The international Planned Parenthood arm is accepting donations for PROFAMIL, a locally based Haitian organization,” the abortion business says. “Fully 100% of donations will go directly to PROFAMIL’s operations.”

At the International Planned Parenthood secure giving web page, the abortion giant says PROFAMIL has been operating in Haiti since 1984 to provide “sexual and reproductive healthcare.”

The group “educates the public about prevention and ensures widespread access to condoms” to “young people aged 10-25” with “regular condom demonstrations.”

In other words, Planned Parenthood is asking for money to help it pass out condoms and birth control to children who are looking for their next meal and medical care for injuries they and their family sustained in the earthquake.

The Planned Parenthood Help Haiti fundraising site says its local affiliate “meets regularly with the Minister of Health to develop strategies for increasing access” to birth control and contraception and that the group regularly targets “rural communities where the people are totally isolated” and likely have little access to food and water now.

Concerned Women for America president Wendy Wright talked with LifeNews.com about the fundraising appeal.

“Haitians need food, water, shelter, safety, comfort. They are wandering in a daze and in pain,” she said. “Yet all Planned Parenthood thinks about is how to benefit from their suffering. Instead of offering a cup of water, they offer a condom.”

“As corpses fill the streets and the world wonders how few Haitians will survive this crisis of mass proportions, Planned Parenthood’s goal is to reduce their numbers even more,” Wright said.

“Planned Parenthood exhibits its racist intentions again. If successful, Haitians would be denied the joy of children and the hope that their country will live on,” she added.

Another web site touting PROFAMIL notes that the pro-abortion group ‘does everything possible to ensure widespread access to condoms” and that, during “2005, the organization distributed over 600,000 condoms through its network of clinics, mobile health units, and community promoters.”

The group has also complained that Haiti is a pro-life nation that prohibits the killing of unborn children and injuring women in abortions.

This isn’t the first time Planned parenthood has sought to exploit the victims of a natural disaster.

In August 2005, Planned Parenthood announced it was giving out free morning after pills to victims of Hurricane Katrina who were battling rising waters, destroyed homes and are seeking basic necessities like food, water and shelter.

“As Hurricane Katrina ripped through the southeastern United States, Planned Parenthood [is] there to offer one free month of birth control or one free emergency contraception kit to women from Louisiana and Mississippi,” Planned Parenthood Federation of America interim president Karen Pearl wrote at the time.

Also, Planned Parenthood of New York City offered women free abortions and morning after pills to area victims of the September 11 terrorist attacks. The goal of the 12 days of free services was to “reach out to women who have been displaced and ease their fears,” the abortion business said at the time.

News of the donation request follows a LifeNews.com expose‘ of a former abortion business owner who said she thought Haiti had too many people.

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