Corporate supporters of Planned Parenthood are paying a price,
as Life Decisions International continues to encourage people to
boycott the firms and take their business elsewhere.
Co-founder and spokesman Doug Scott says Life Decisions
International (LDI) issues the list twice a year, and it
sees success, even before it is published.
new list, we now have 289 companies that have agreed to stop giving
to Planned Parenthood, "Scott reports. "And thankfully, we've only
got two to add this time, because several of the companies that we
had identified as supporters of Planned Parenthood agreed to stop
giving before they ever got on the list."
The two new ones are Intuit, which owns TurboTax, and VIA Rail
Canada. Ministries, civic groups and other
non-profits also donate or provide some form of support.
"Those will be things like the American Cancer Society,"
the LDI spokesman lists. "Of course, we all know about Susan G.
Komen breast cancer foundation -- they actually give directly
to Planned Parenthood. YMCA, YWCA, Girls Inc., Girl Scouts
-- those kinds of things have some sort of relationship with
Planned Parenthood or its agenda."
Scott adds that since his group began
publishing the boycott list 20 years ago, companies that
support Planned Parenthood should understand they are not going to
The abortion giant also receives more than a
half-billion dollars in federal, state and local tax dollars.
A pro-life activist group is pleased to see that Maryland has
shut down a late-term abortion business operated by a Florida