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Abortion pays bills

| Tuesday, March 1, 2011

With reference to the column " Don't defund Planned Parenthood " (Feb. 27 and TribLIVE.com) by Dick Scaife, I respectfully disagree. While Planned Parenthood sells a few meager services that are readily available at more comprehensive clinics, abortion pays its bills.

As a human being, Margaret Sanger commands our respect, but as her ideas hit the pavement, they inflict a world of pain.

The feelings ignited by a crisis pregnancy urgently seek a solution. The minute after the abortion, the baby is gone and the problem appears solved.

But the baby is not gone and the problem is not solved. The baby is no more gone than the baby killed in an automobile accident. The mother is not unpregnant. She is the mother of a dead baby.

Abortion's immediate victim is the dead baby. But its tentacles reach into and crush the hearts of the mothers, fathers, families and Planned Parenthood workers who participate in its bloody work.

The facts about Planned Parenthood and Margaret Sanger and abortion are documented and available on the Internet.

Barbara Lewis

Shaler

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