97 Days of Life: Margaret Sanger – 97 years of misinformation and profit

On this day in 1916 eugenicist Margaret Sanger opened the first birth control clinic in the United States, with the help of her sister, Ethel Byrne in Brooklyn, New York.  This first facility laid the groundwork for the creation of abortion giant Planned Parenthood, which has turned the willful killing of babies in the womb into a profitable money making business.    In 2011 Planned Parenthood Federation of America committed 333,964 abortions for a profit of around $150 million and a total budget of $1.0482 billion.  In 2010 46 percent of the total PPFA budget comes from tax payer dollars in the form of government funding and they closed out the year with an excess of revenue over expenses of 18.5 million dollars

According to reports Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards makes over $400,000 in taxpayer subsidized salary.  While Ms. Richards IS a CEO of a billion dollar industry, Planned Parenthood also receives at least 46 percent (in 2010) their funding from various taxpayer sources.  Ms. Richards insists none of her salary comes from taxpayer funds – however just as taxpayer subsidies allows Planned Parenthood to do abortions by freeing the money that would be spent elsewhere, the same holds true for her compensation. 

Let us compare her salary to other jobs that are taxpayer subsidized:

Ms. Richards is not the only highly paid individual who also receives federal subsidies.  Check out these subsidized salaries: 

Please don’t miss the irony that while Big Bird is well paid to educate children, Ms. Richards is even better paid to eliminate them.

For more on abortion giant Planned Parenthood please visit Alliance Defending Freedom’s website Pretty Ugly.

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