Fewer Planned Parenthood Clinics
Special Report - March 28, 2011
A new report on Planned Parenthood’s abortion facilities released by the American Life League (ALL) shows that the nation’s leading abortion provider is closing more abortion clinics than it is opening new ones. According to the report, which was released on March 22, Planned Parenthood opened 18 new clinics in 2010, but closed 49 clinics nationwide. That brings the total number of Planned Parenthood clinics to 785, “the lowest it has been since 1986” (when there were 791 total clinics), according to the report.
The number of Planned Parenthood clinics peaked in 1995 with a total of 938 clinics across the nation. The report notes that Planned Parenthood opened more clinics that it closed in only three states (Massachusetts, Utah and Washington) in 2010. None of North Carolina’s nine total Planned Parenthood clinics closed between 2009 and 2010, according to the report.
“[S]ince 1995, Planned Parenthood has been closing clinics at a breathtaking pace,” the report notes. “Although there are some larger cities where PP operates more than one clinic, for the most part, every time Planned Parenthood closes a clinic it moves out of a community. This survey shows that Planned Parenthood has moved out of 153 communities since 1995an average of 10 clinics a year, almost one a month. In 2010 alone, it moved out of 31 communities.”
NCFPC Recognizes Pence Amendment - March 3, 2011
U.S. House De-Funds Planned Parenthood - February 22, 2011
Congress Defending Life - February 16, 2011
Majority of Americans Now Pro-Life - May 19, 2009
Planned Parenthood Abortions Outweigh Adoptions - April 23, 2009
The Planned Parenthood Trap - FNC- January/February 2007
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