07 May '11, 12am

Who's Afraid of Planned Parenthood?

Who's Afraid of Planned Parenthood?

This past Monday, the conservative Cardinal Newman Society announced that two dozen Catholic colleges had removed mention of Planned Parenthood from their websites. While some colleges said that they had indeed deleted the material (including listings for internships and mentions of Planned Parenthood by students and faculty), five of the colleges (and some of the most well-known ones) said that they had not in fact removed mention of the reproductive-rights organization. As the Chronicle of Higher Education reports, many of the web pages that the Newman Society pointed out for "touting" Planned Parenthood still indeed mention the organization. Describing the Newman Society as having "long criticized Catholic colleges for promoting practices that it believes are inconsistent with Catholic doctrine," the Chronicle of Higher Education says that, during last month's debates a...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/causes/education/blog/whos-afraid-of...

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