Planned Parenthood Director Resigns After Watching Ultrasound of Abortion

This news report made me think back to a conversation I had with a Liberal, vegetarian family member who told me she felt all people should be required to view video footage of a slaughter house before eating meat.  I then asked her if women coming in for an abortion should have to view video footage of an abortion before having the procedure.  She quickly said NO, that would be too traumatic for the mother.  Think about that for a minute.  And yes, it is a true story.

From KBTX news:

Planned Parenthood has been a part of Abby Johnson’s life for the past eight years; that is until last month, when Abby resigned.  Johnson said she realized she wanted to leave, after watching an ultrasound of an abortion procedure.

“I just thought I can’t do this anymore, and it was just like a flash that hit me and I thought that’s it,” said Jonhson.

She handed in her resignation October 6.  Johnson worked as the Bryan Planned Parenthood Director for two years.

According to Johnson, the non-profit was struggling under the weight of a tough economy, and changing it’s business model from one that pushed prevention, to one that focused on abortion.

“It seemed like maybe that’s not what a lot of people were believing any more because that’s not where the money was.  The money wasn’t in family planning, the money wasn’t in prevention, the money was in abortion and so I had a problem with that,” said Johnson…

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