Team Exposing Sexual Abuse Coverup at Planned Parenthood Heads to Canada
by Steven Ertelt
May 18, 2010
Ottawa, Canada (LifeNews.com) — The pro-life team of young adults whose undercover videos uncovered how Planned Parenthood officials in numerous states hid alleged cases of sexual abuse, violated state abortion laws and misled women about abortion and fetal development is taking their investigations to Canada.
Lila Rose and her Live Action organization will use the same tactics to highlight potential problems at abortion businesses in Canada.
Such a project could help pro-life advocates there to overcome the reticence to oppose or even address abortion that is seen in Canada more so than the United States.
As Rose told LifeNews.com, the evolution of the undercover campaign towards a Canadian outreach makes sense, if only because the reach of the Planned Parenthood abortion business knows no boundaries.
"Planned Parenthood is active all over the world, often funded by governments, ruthlessly pushing their anti-life agenda," she said. "Live Action plans to expand our investigative work in the future to include other countries."
Canada is but one nation that the project could expand to, Rose says.
"We will be looking to team with talented, mature young adults across the world, and Canada is high on the list for a partner country," she said.
"Regardless of the status of abortion regulation in other nations, powerful media can be created from investigative audits of abortion clinics to educate and inform," she told LifeNews.com. "We must work to expose the killing, coercion and lies at abortion clinics not only in America, but around the world."
One of the latest video exposes’ Live Action released involved an undercover video taken of staff at a Planned Parenthood abortion business in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
The video showed staffers pressuring a woman to have an abortion and giving medically inaccurate abortion counseling and distorting basic facts of fetal development at the taxpayer-funded abortion center.
Staffers emphasize the difficulties of adoption and urge her to obtain an abortion as quickly as possible, saying images of babies killed in abortions are fabricated and saying an unborn child at 6 to 8 weeks has no "identifiable parts" and is just "fetal matter."
"You know, there’s midnight feedings, diapers, money," the staffer says,emphasizing the "problems" of keeping the baby. "I mean, the state can help you with insurance, but after that, babies do cost a lot and right now the economy’s pretty bad."
Telling the young woman that having a baby is expensive, the staffer adds, "Yeah so I mean if you don’t feel financially stable or you don’t feel ready to have a baby, then I would go with an abortion."
In the video, a Planned Parenthood employee tells a woman who is reportedly 6-8 weeks pregnant that her unborn child has "no arms, no legs, no heart no head, no brain" despite medical and scientific facts of fetal development.
"There’s not a baby at this point," the Planned Parenthood official tells the young woman considering abortion. "You wouldn’t be able to identify any parts of the fetus whatsoever. But at this point there’s nothing developed at all. There’s no leg’s no arms, no head, no brain, no heart. At this point it’s just the embryo itself."
The staffer encourages the abortion further saying that the cost will go up the longer the young woman takes to make her decision.
The Alabama Department of Health put a Birmingham Planned Parenthood on probation after finding numerous additional legal violations after the video prompted officials there to conduct an investigation.
Related web sites:
Full Wisconsin video – https://liveaction.org/files/monalisa/mil_wi_full.mov
Live Action – https://www.liveaction.org
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