A student-run magazine at UCLA has revealed an undercover investigation in which representatives of Planned Parenthood, the nation’s abortion industry leader, admitted willingness to accepting a financial donation targeting the destruction of an unborn black baby.
Lila Rose…hopes the taped responses of Planned Parenthood officials in seven states reveal to her local UCLA community and the nation the racist leanings of the organization…
“Students … are surprised to hear the truth about [Planned Parenthood founder] Margaret Sanger, and how the African-American community is being hurt by abortion,” Rose said.
Sanger supported eugenics to cull those she considered unfit from the population. In 1921, she said eugenics is “the most adequate and thorough avenue to the solution of racial, political and social problems.”
At one point, Sanger lamented “the ever increasing, unceasingly spawning class of human beings who never should have been born at all.” Another time, Sanger wrote, “We do not want the word to go out that we want to exterminate the Negro population.”
…Nationwide, almost half of all black pregnancies end in abortion, officials said.
…The Advocate released a transcript of a conversation between an actor presuming to be a racist and wanting to make a donation, and a woman identified as Autumn Kersey, vice president of marketing for Planned Parenthood of Idaho.
Actor: I want to specify that abortion to help a minority group, would that be
Planned Parenthood: Absolutely.
Actor: Like the black community for example?
Planned Parenthood: Certainly.
Actor: The abortion – I can give money specifically for a black baby, that would be the purpose?
Planned Parenthood: Absolutely. If you wanted to designate that your gift be used to help an African-American woman in need, then we would certainly make sure that the gift was earmarked for that purpose.
Actor: Great, because I really faced trouble with affirmative action, and I don’t want my kids to be disadvantaged against black kids. I just had a baby; I want to put it in his name.
Planned Parenthood: Yes, absolutely.
Actor: And we don’t, you know we just think, the less black kids out there the better.
Planned Parenthood: (Laughs) Understandable, understandable.
Actor: Right. I want to protect my son, so he can get into college.
Planned Parenthood: All right. Excuse my hesitation, this is the first time I’ve had a donor call and make this kind of request, so I’m excited, and want to make sure I don’t leave anything out.
UCLA student sting exposes racism at Planned Parenthood
Los Angeles, Feb 28, 2008 / 08:07 pm (CNA).- The Advocate, a student magazine at UCLA, has released phone recordings of Planned Parenthood fundraising staffers approving of a donor who claimed he wanted his money to help “lower the number of black people.”
The magazine conducted a seven-state investigation to discover how Planned Parenthood fundraising centers would respond to a caller who expressed explicitly racist motives.
An actor posing as a racist donor called Planned Parenthood development centers asking that his donations be used to abort African-American babies to “lower the number of black people.” Each branch agreed to process the racially earmarked donation. None expressed concern about the racist motives for the donation, and some staffers encouraged the racist reasoning.
In a phone conversation with an Idaho Planned Parenthood office, the actor stated, “the less black kids out there, the better.” Director of Development Autumn Kersey called his position “understandable” and indicated she was excited to process his donation since she had never had a request “like this” before. An Ohio representative, Lisa Hutton, after hearing the donor’s racist explanation said that Planned Parenthood “will accept the money for whatever reason.”
The Editor-in-chief of The Advocate, UCLA sophomore Lila Rose, is leading a student campaign petitioning UCLA to end its ties with Planned Parenthood. Her campaign has won the support of Dr. Alveda King, the niece of Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Rose’s previous work in The Advocate has been featured on The O’Reilly Factor and national radio. Rose said she is hopeful that regardless of their position on abortion, students can unite to combat Planned Parenthood’s racism both past and present.
UCLA senior Jose Manaiza, who was a 2007 nominee for the UCLA Student of the Year award and winner of the 2007 UCLA Chancellor’s Service Award, called upon his fellow African-American students and the entire UCLA student body to “commit to this new era of the Civil Rights Movement and fight any type of racism from Planned Parenthood.”
A video of the investigation’s phone calls is at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Eygv8qEkiFE
Seven-State Investigation Organized By UCLA Students Shows Evidence of Racism at Planned Parenthood
Contact: Lila Rose, The Advocate, 408-497-3982
LOS ANGELES, Feb. 27 /Christian Newswire/ — A student magazine at UCLA, The Advocate, released phone recordings of Planned Parenthood staffers approving a donor’s racist agenda, prompting students to begin a petition to request that UCLA administrators cut programs and affiliations with Planned Parenthood. The magazine conducted a seven-state probe to ascertain how Planned Parenthood development centers would respond to a caller who expressed explicitly racist motives behind his donation.
An actor, posing as a racist donor, called Planned Parenthood development centers and asked that his donation be used to abort African American babies in order to “lower the number of black people.” Each branch agreed to process the racially earmarked donation, with some encouraging the racist motive behind it. None expressed concern about the racist reasoning for the donation.
When the actor stated in a phone conversation with an Idaho Planned Parenthood that “the less black kids out there the better,” Director of Development Autumn Kersey called his position “understandable” and indicated she was excited to process his donation. An Ohio representative, Lisa Hutton, tells the donor, when informed of his racist agenda, that Planned Parenthood “will accept the money for whatever reason.”
UCLA senior Jose Manaiza called upon fellow African American students and the entire UCLA student body to “commit to this new era of the Civil Rights Movement and fight any type of racism from Planned Parenthood.” Manaiza, a 2007 nominee for the UCLA Student of The Year award and winner of the 2007 UCLA Chancellor’s Service Award, believes that targeting blacks for abortion violates the civil rights fought for by his hero, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
A student campaign, led by Lila Rose, sophomore at UCLA and Editor-in-chief of The Advocate, has begun petitioning UCLA to end ties with Planned Parenthood. Dr. Alveda King, niece of Martin Luther King, says she supports “the student campaign to get UCLA to cease its programs with Planned Parenthood.”
As part of their campaign, students have entered into discussions with UCLA administrators regarding the university’s relations with Planned Parenthood. So far, Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs Janina Montero has declined to comment on The Advocate’s investigation or the student campaign.
Rose, whose previous work through The Advocate has been featured on The O’Reilly Factor and national radio, says she is hopeful that regardless of their position on abortion, students can stand together to combat Planned Parenthood’s racism, both past and present.
UCLA Student Magazine Reports Local Planned Parenthood Disguising Statutory Rape
Contact: Lila Rose, 408-497-3982
LOS ANGELES, May 10 /Christian Newswire/ — Student reporter Lila Rose posed as a 15 year old, entered a Santa Monica Planned Parenthood and announced that a 23 year old man had impregnated her, according to the Advocate, a student magazine at UCLA. Planned Parenthood staff informed Rose that this constituted statutory rape and then encouraged her to “figure out a birth-date that works,” to obtain the abortion and avoid getting the man in trouble with the police. The Planned Parenthood staff assured Rose that if she said she was 16 or older, they wouldn’t have to report the rape.
“California’s mandatory reporting laws for statutory rape are supposed to protect pregnant minors,” said Lila Rose, Editor in Chief of The Advocate. “Underage girls are being targeted by predators, and Planned Parenthood is busy covering up the evidence. How many other rapes has this one clinic covered up?”
The second issue of the UCLA student publication, The Advocate, was released yesterday and includes the full report of this story, along with youtube.com links to video taken of the event.
The Advocate also reports that the UCLA Administration used the student paper, The Daily Bruin, as a front to defend its image as an unbiased, plentiful pregnancy care resource despite previous reporting in the Advocate.
“When women are given politically charged opinions from their counselor, and told that abortion at UCLA is the most feasible option for them, there aren’t many ‘choices’ open for women. The administration is choosing for women, putting them in a situation where their only choice is to abort,” said Rose.
The first issue of The Advocate, released January 22nd, reports that the UCLA health staff instructed a student patient how to illegally use the Medi-Care system to obtain an abortion. It also directly quotes health staff from the Arthur Ashe Student Health and Wellness Center in a pregnancy counseling session with a student. Ann Brooks, counselor, is quoted as saying “UCLA does not support people who are pregnant or make things easier for them necessarily.”
Rose hopes that the second issue of The Advocate will open eyes to the need for better pregnancy counseling and pregnancy resource awareness and put pressure on the school to correct these deficiencies.
The Advocate can be viewed online at www.Laadvocate.com.
Youtube videos of the Planned Parenthood event can be found at www.Laadvocate.com/pp.
Planned Parenthood Threatens Lawsuit Against Pro-Life UCLA Student
Christian Post Reporter
Wed, May. 16 2007 07:22 AM ET
Planned Parenthood, the leading provider of surgical abortions, has threatened to file a lawsuit against an 18-year-old student journalist at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).
Lila Rose, who is the student editor and founder of the student pro-life magazine The Advocate, was contacted by the pro-choice organization after she recorded herself going into a clinic in Santa Monica, Calif., posing as a 15-year-old pregnant girl. She went in for an “abortion” with a man named James O’Keefe, who acted as her 23-year-old boyfriend, which would be considered statutory rape.
The tapes reveal that she was advised by employees to invent a birthday, so she did not appear to be 15, making her situation legal. A letter from Planned Parenthood expressed to her that she had no right to tape the incident, and that she did so without their consent.
“[You must] immediately relinquish to PPLA (Planned Parenthood Los Angeles) the original and any copies of all communications with PPLA employees you have recorded without their consent,” reported the letter which was signed by Mary Jane Wagle, CEO of PPLA.
According to PPLA, the lawsuit could cost Rose $5,000 or three times actual damages.
In the recorded conversation, the UCLA student found that PPLA encouraged her not to report her actual age to protect her “boyfriend.” Rose had done the undercover work to expose this practice.
“If you’re 15, we have to report it. If you’re not, if you’re older than that, then we don’t need to,” explained the employee in the recording. “You could say 16…well, just figure out a birth date that works. And I don’t know anything.”
Rather than threatening a lawsuit, Rose instead noted that the organization should make changes to their policies. According to Rose, Planned Parenthood has had numerous incidences in the past.
One such example occurred when Life Dynamics, a Texas-based non-profit organization, hired an actress to make approximately 800 phone calls to abortion facilities across several states, acting as a 13-year-old girl. (Watch the video) She described herself as a victim of sexual assault, but 91 percent of the locations that admitted the action was a crime agreed to conceal it.
“This lawsuit threat is an example of Planned Parenthood using intimidation against those willing to expose its crimes,” explained Rose in an email to The Christian Post. “Planned Parenthood is a $900 million operation. Instead of threatening me with a lawsuit, Planned Parenthood should call a press conference condemning its staffers and promising major reform to protect young girls. Instead, they are threatening a college student.”
Rose has expressed her concern over the girls involved with Planned Parenthood and has also talked about the problems with organization since it is federally funded.
“Imagine a major corporation had been exposed for committing crimes in order to pad its bottom line. There would be a parade of congressmen demanding hearings and reform,” added the UCLA student. “Young girls are at risk and Planned Parenthood is receiving federal tax money. The federal government should investigate this and Planned Parenthood, like any other corporation, should be held accountable.”
Rose, who is currently majoring in political science, founded The Advocate in January.