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Friday, April 28, 2017

Protests against Planned Parenthood happening today and tomorrow

Building on the excellent momentum generated by Wednesday's #SockIt2PP demonstration on Capital Hill, pro-life advocates across the nation are rallying this weekend to demand an end to taxpayer subsidies for the country's largest abortion chain, Planned Parenthood. Every year, Planned Parenthood gobbles up half a billion dollars in government funding. We want every penny redirected to the many wonderful community health centers that offer compassionate women's healthcare regardless of ability to pay—and that don't kill unborn children.

In some cities, the protests are today; in others, it's tomorrow. Find your location here.

Note: some locations are more prayer-oriented, while others are secular rallies. If you are atheist or agnostic, we recommend that you bring your own secular sign. Here's some inspiration:



One final note: in discussing Planned Parenthood defunding with people who are pro-choice or on the fence, I've often been told personal stories of how Planned Parenthood genuinely helped the person or someone in their family... and those stories are always from ten or fifteen years ago. That's not a coincidence, and I have to explain that Planned Parenthood has morphed over the last decade and is now basically an abortion business. Live Action just released a video that does an excellent job capturing that transformation, using data from Planned Parenthood's own annual reports:

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