Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards is stepping down from her role as leader of a group that killed millions of unborn babies on her watch.
According to the pro-life group Susan B. Anthony List, Richards spent 12 years as leader of the nation’s largest abortion provider — when Planned Parenthood performed more than 3.8 million abortions.
Richards’ departure was first reported by BuzzFeed. No date was given, but the 60-year-old Richards “plans to discuss 2018 and the next steps for Planned Parenthood’s future at the upcoming board meeting,” BuzzFeed reported.
Richards was the leader of the abortion provider during some of the worst years for Planned Parenthood.
Richards defended the evil organization when it was revealed that the tissue of babies who had been aborted was being sold to researchers. A series of undercover videos by the group Center for Medical Progress gave an inside look at the organization’s goulish approach to trafficking in body parts.
As LifeNews breaks down the numbers, the statistics are shocking:
“Planned Parenthood performs 330,000 of the 1,200,000 abortions in America annually. This means that Planned Parenthood performs about 27% of all American abortions, or 887 of the 3,287 abortions performed daily.
“There are 86,400 seconds in a day. Divide the 887 abortions Planned Parenthood commits on a daily basis into the 86,400 seconds PP has to do them, and you have an abortion performed by Planned Parenthood every 97 seconds.
“If you want to consider the numbers logically, though, we should assume a twelve-hour day instead of a twenty-four-hour one. This would mean that Planned Parenthood aborts a baby about every 49 seconds during the day.”
Think about that for a second. On average, not a minute of the working day goes by without Planned Parenthood executing another child — and taking another life from the world.
According to Fox News, Richards stated that overseeing these deaths was the “honor of a lifetime.”
In a written statement, Richards said: “Planned Parenthood has been a trusted resource in this country for more than a century, and I will be leaving the organization well-positioned to serve and fight for our patients for a century more.”
She then went on Twitter, where she stated that she will always work for women’s “equality.”
What about equality in the womb, or a respect for human life? It takes a special kind of evil to go to sleep at night knowing babies are being killed under your watch.
Whatever the future holds, I’ll always be committed to that revolutionary idea and all those who refuse to settle for a world where women are anything less than full equals.
— Cecile Richards (@CecileRichards) January 26, 2018
Richard continued, “Through generations of struggle and change, we’ve been driven by one simple, radical notion: No woman can call herself free who does not own and control her own body.”
Good riddance, Cecile Richards. You have enabled this evil to continue for too long and now you’re passing on that legacy.
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