Planned Parenthood

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The Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA), commonly referred to as "Planned Parenthood" is the U.S. affiliate of the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF). It is the largest abortion business in the United States of America. The Planned Parenthood Action Fund, Inc. (PPAF) which serves as Planned Parenthood's activist arm, focuses on lobbying for less regulation on abortion, and on educating children and youth with its message.


National Spokespersons

As at March 5, 2012, the following served as spokespersons for the organization:[1]

Clergy Advisory Board

As at October 2007, the following served on the Clergy Advisory Board for PPFA:[2]

Office of Special Projects

As at October 2007, the following worked for the Planned Parenthood® Federation of America Office of Special Projects, based in NYC:[2]





New York



Edrica Goode

This 21-year-old aspiring lawyer went to a Planned Parenthood in Riverside, California, on January 31, 2007, for a second-trimester abortion. Despite clear signs of infection, a nurse practitioner inserted laminaria and sent her home.[3]

Diana Lopez

Diana Lopez, age 25, was 19 weeks pregnant when she went to a Planned Parenthood for an abortion on February 28, 2002. Before the day was over, Diana had bled to death.[4]

Holly Patterson

Holly Patterson, age 18, died September 17, 2003, from sepsis caused by a fetus incompletely expelled in a chemical abortion. Holly got the drugs for the fatal abortion at a Planned Parenthood in Hayward, California, on September 10.[5]

Vivian Tran

Vivian was 22 years old, and died December 29, 2003, six days into the abortion process. She'd been given abortion drugs on December 23 at the Costa Mesa Planned Parenthood facility.[6]

Nichole Williams

Twenty-two-year-old Nicole was the third patient known to have died of abortion complications under the dubious care of Dr. Robert Crist. The others were Latachie Veal and Diane Boyd. Nichole submitted to an abortion at a National Abortion Federation member facility operated by Planned Parenthood.[7]


  1. PP: National Spokespersons (accessed on March 5, 2012)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Planned Parenthood Action Fund: Clergy Voices, Vol. 10, Issue 1, Fall 2007
  3. RealChoice web site: Edrica Goode, Planned Parenthood Death (accessed on 13 March 2012)
  4. RealChoice web site: Diana Lopez, Safe and Legal Abortion Death (accessed on 13 March 2012)
  5. RealChoice web site: Holly Paterson, Medical Abortion Death (accessed on 13 March 2012)
  6. RealChoice web site: Vivian Tran, Medical Abortion Death (accessed on 13 March 2012)
  7. RealChoice web site: Nichole Williams, Abortion Death (accessed on 13 March 2012)