Former Planned Parenthood Director Now Calls Abortion the “Death Penalty” for Unborn Children

National   |   Micaiah Bilger   |   Aug 2, 2021   |   4:34PM   |   Washington, DC

A former Planned Parenthood director and whistleblower said she now knows the truth that abortion is the “death penalty” for unborn babies.

Mayra Rodriguez, who won a lawsuit against Planned Parenthood in 2019 under the Whistleblower Protection Act, shared her story recently at the Democrats for Life conference in Ohio, according to Breitbart.

Rodriguez worked at Planned Parenthood for 16 years and eventually became the director of its largest abortion facility in Arizona; she even won employee of the year. But today, she is a pro-life advocate who is working to expose Planned Parenthood’s horrendous practices to the world.

“It takes about 15 to 26 minutes for an abortion,” Rodriguez said, according to the report. “They suffocate [unborn babies] and they also inject a saline solution into their heart until their heart stops for 24 hours before they pull them out piece by piece.”

“So, it is a death penalty to the unborn,” she continued.

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Planned Parenthood is the largest abortion chain in America. It does about 40 percent of all abortions in the U.S., including about 354,000 last year.

Rodriguez told pro-life advocates that the abortion chain manipulates women and girls into aborting their unborn babies. She saw it when her job was to “attract the undocumented immigrant community,” the Christian Post reports.

She said Planned Parenthood tells illegal “immigrants that they’re welcome there: ‘We won’t deport you, we won’t call ICE on you.’ But if you carry your baby and go to the hospital and you live, for example, in Arizona or Ohio or other states where they have very strict anti-undocumented people laws, you may get deported.

“So when you have that, what do women think? Oh, I cannot have a child because I might get deported, and I could get separated from my other three kids,” Rodriguez said.

This was just one of many concerning things that she noticed. After witnessing unsafe medical practices and other problems, Rodriguez said she complained to Planned Parenthood leaders. That was in 2017.

Here’s more from the report:

“I noticed all the atrocities. I noticed the irregularities. I noticed the malpractice,” Rodriguez said. “I noticed all the stuff the abortionists at Planned Parenthood hide from people. And I complained about it.”

“That got me fired and got me set up,” she said. “Yeah, I was accused falsely of having narcotics in my office while I was out of my office.”

Rodriguez eventually was victorious. In 2019, a court awarded her $3 million in a wrongful termination lawsuit.

After leaving the abortion chain, Rodriguez connected with And Then There Were None, an organization that former Planned Parenthood director Abby Johnson began to help abortion workers quit. Rodriguez also has been involved with 40 Days for Life.

“We need to stop the business of Planned Parenthood,” she told pro-lifers at the Democrats for Life conference. “We need to stop the business of other abortionists attacking our women and going after our immigrant communities and minority communities.”