She was thirteen years old – alone, scared, with no one to turn to. A victim of sexual abuse, from a man she should have been able to trust. But when she went to a facility that could have helped her – could have reported the older man who had made her life a living hell – she wound up back in that same man’s arms, with a gaping hole in her where a life had once been.
A corporation that promises to protect young girls and then exploits and abandons them for profit might be called a chop shop. It might be called a violator of human rights or an abuser of women.
Or it might be called a tax-funded, government-supported health care authority. It might be called – in fact, it is called – Planned Parenthood.
Planned Parenthood, America’s abortion giant, released its annual report for 2013-2014. It’s a glitzy piece of work, with pictures of smiling faces and reassuring claims of health care services. But what did the annual report leave out?