For the last two years, our good friend Monica Miller, director of Citizens for a Pro-Life Society, has been working tirelessly to stop a new Planned Parenthood clinic from opening in Auburn Hills, Michigan.
Today it was announced that that clinic will not open!
You can get the full story here, but the long and the short of it is that pro-life people who owned an adjoining hotel enforced a deed restriction stipulating that no abortions could be performed on the premises where Planned Parenthood was going to build their clinic.
This was the specific task we had before us, and we prevailed! That Planned Parenthood, one of the largest abortion providers in Michigan, would agree not to perform abortions in this 17,000 square-foot building is a huge victory for the right-to-life cause.
The fact that they have been forced to retreat from their plans to turn that building into an abortion center is a huge victory. We prevailed in the specific battle that was before us. We stopped Planned Parenthood from performing abortions at the Opdyke Road property. This is a huge pro-life victory and it may be unprecedented.
League Executive Director Eric Scheidler remarked, “This is a great victory not only for Citizens for a Pro-Life Society, but for the whole movement. Keeping PP out of town anywhere is a tremendous encouragement to all of us fighting to keep them out or get them out everywhere!”
If Planned Parenthood Can’t Kill Babies, They Won’t Help Anyone
It is a huge victory in our fight against the nation’s largest abortion chain, and it reveals something about Planned Parenthood’s character and what’s really important to them.
They’ll talk to the media all day long about how they’re all about helping women, but their business, their ethos and their bottom line are all about one thing: abortion.
Did Planned Parenthood want to help the women of Auburn Hills and the neighboring communities? Then open a clinic that doesn’t do abortions. Would that be so terribly hard? Apparently it would.
We saw the same thing in Texas last year. When the Texas state legislature was going to deny Planned Parenthood and other abortion businesses funding, Planned Parenthood decided they would rather shut down their clinics than stop doing abortions so they could continue to provide actual health care.
If Planned Parenthood can’t do abortions, they take their ball and go home. Why? Because abortion is their cash cow. At $400 a pop it’s the most expensive and by far the most profitable procedure they do, and if they can’t fatten their bottom line with abortion services, they’re not going to help anybody.
Great job to Monica and all the Michigan pro-lifers who made this happen. Hopefully more people will see that the real face of Planned Parenthood is the face of a petulant child who only cares about others as long as they’re getting what they want.