According to its 2016-2017 annual report, and despite facing a new “hostile administration” in Washington, it appears Planned Parenthood didn’t have quite the “tough year” president Cecile Richards claimed it did, as its profits were up 27 percent over the previous years’.
Hmmm. Could that boost in profits have anything to do with the 321,384 abortions, 3,677,503 sexually transmitted infection (STI) tests, or 706,903 HIV tests it performed? All while offering significantly fewer mammograms and minimal prenatal services to pregnant women, perhaps?
You see, even though Planned Parenthood considers itself to be the leader of the pack when it comes to contraception, it’s rather interesting to see the annual report show that its birth control services dropped almost four percent, from 2,808,815 down to 2,701,866, don’t you think?
Nevertheless, it’s perhaps most interesting that former Planned Parenthood manager Abby Johnson, who now runs And Then There Were None, which helps abortion workers leave the industry, has chimed in, saying that the annual report “demonstrates that Planned Parenthood is not a healthcare organization but a political movement, intent on forcing their pro-abortion views on as many Americans as possible.”
“Yet, there is hope that they will not succeed because we’ve seen first-hand the impact that former abortion workers, especially those from Planned Parenthood, have on closing their former places of employment by helping people to leave – ensuring no one is left to run the clinics,” Johnson added. “One of our former Planned Parenthood workers left her job and took seven of her former co-workers with her.”
Nevertheless, while the group has spent years enjoying its political clout, it now faces possible elimination of its taxpayer funds following years of scandals, including Medicaid fraud, allegations of child sex abuse cover-up, and, most recently, alleged profiteering from the sale of body parts of babies aborted in its clinics (which the U.S. Department of Justice recently launched a formal investigation into).