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Monday, 8 December 2008

Pro-choice? Pro-every-bad-choice-you-can-think-of

H/T to Fr. Longenecker of Standing on My Head for THIS story, in my own backyard.

A Bloomington Planned Parenthood employee has been suspended for doing something that is surely safe, illegal, and rare.

I mean, surely it's rare, right, it was just bad luck for PP that this never-happen-again-in-a-million years nefariousness just happened to be caught on video.

In the [undercover] video, the “patient,” [ 20 year old UCLA student Lila Rose] who is accompanied by another female identified as a friend, states that her name is Brianna. She tells the nurse she is 13 years old and has missed her monthly period. The nurse responds that anyone under the age of 13 needs parental consent to get an abortion in Indiana. “Brianna” further reveals that she doesn’t want to explain who the father is because he could get in trouble.

She later says that the father is 31 years old.

In the video, which has breaks and cuts, the nurse advises how to lie about the father’s age. The “patient” is then shown a piece of paper which Rose alleges showed her that she could get an abortion in Illinois without parental consent.

Rose, who has done previous videos at Planned Parenthoods in Los Angeles, where she posed as a pregnant teenager under 18, is a 20-year-old history major. She said Wednesday that Indiana is just one of many states chosen by liveactionfilms.org for “audits.” She called Bloomington a “major” clinic in the state, explaining why it was chosen. She said she expects videos of other clinics will be released that show similar scenarios.
“In the vast majority of cases, you’re going to find sexual abuse cover-up,” Rose said in a telephone interview.

But don't be silly, those just-in-time-for-Christmas-vacation gift certificates Planned Parenthood is pushing probably wouldn't be used for abortions.
And certainly not by an abused child.

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