Report Says Abortionists Target Minorities
Special Report - September 21, 2011
A new report is giving analytical support to the charge that family planning and abortion providers like Planned Parenthood target minority populations. The report, “Racial Targeting and Population Control,” from Life Dynamics Incorporated sought to “document whether the population control movement has targeted black and/or Hispanic communities by placing facilities in areas where those minority populations are disproportionately represented.”
The report begins with the sobering statistic that despite comprising “less than 13 percent of the female population, black women have about 37 percent of the abortions.”
The Life Dynamics report used U.S. Census data to analyze the percentage of black and Hispanic residents living in each ZIP code and in the entire state in which a Planned Parenthood facility is located. Researchers then compared how often the ZIP code of the Planned Parenthood facility contained “a higher proportion of blacks and/or Hispanics than the state.” The report also conducted the same analysis for abortion facilities not associated with Planned Parenthood. The findings are broken down by state. It is important to note that not every Planned Parenthood or independent clinic represented in the Life Dynamics report performs abortions at its location; however, as the report points out, all of the clinics that do not perform abortions refer women for abortions, and/or schedule abortions, and provide “contraceptive drugs and/or devices.”
Fully 42 states were found to have “family planning facilities in ZIP codes where the black and/or Hispanic populations exceeds 200 percent of the state’s overall percentage.” Additionally, according to the report, several states “have facilities in ZIP codes that range from 250 percent to well over 1,000 percent and it is not uncommon for them to have facilities located in many such ZIP codes.” Overall, not a single state was found to be lacking a population control center “in ZIP codes with higher percentages of blacks and/or Hispanic’s than the state’s overall percentage.”
In North Carolina, the report notes that blacks comprise nearly 22 percent of the state’s overall population, and Hispanics account for nearly five percent of the population. Seven of the nine ZIP codes in North Carolina that house a Planned Parenthood facility have disproportionately high black or Hispanic populations, according to the report. Three of these ZIP codes have a black population more than 200 percent the statewide rate, while one ZIP code has a Hispanic population more than 200 percent the statewide rate. Nine of the state’s 13 ZIP codes with an independent abortion clinic have disproportionately high black or Hispanic populations. Two of these ZIP codes have black populations more than 200 percent of the state population.
The Life Dynamics report concludes that, when the gaps “between the percentage of minorities in a ZIP code and the percentage of minorities in the corresponding state … are common enough or large enough that they cannot be rationally attributed to random chance, they constitute a pattern that could have only been created by design and intention.” It goes on, “The numbers make it clear that the African-American and Hispanic communities have been targeted and logic makes it clear that this did not happen coincidentally or unintentionally.”
In 2009, Life Dynamic Incorporated released its documentary film, Maafa 21,which highlights the eugenics foundation and efforts of family planning and abortion providers in the United States.
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