July 20, 2020

New Planned Parenthood Ad Promotes Joe Biden

Democratic Presidential Candidate Joe Biden
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On July 13, Planned Parenthood's PAC launched its first digital ad in support of Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden. This is one of the first ads it has launched since it announced its record-breaking $45 million effort to promote pro-abortion candidates in several battleground states during the 2020 election cycle.

In the announcement for its "Planned Parenthood Votes" ad campaign, the abortion organization said that it planned to target the battleground states of Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Michigan, Minnesota, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin with the ads in hopes of getting pro-abortion candidates elected, including presumed Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden.

The ad mentions many issues, including immigration, racism, healthcare, and abortion, while also ironically stating that Joe Biden “seeks to help, not punish the most vulnerable.” A candidate that endorses abortion as a healthcare choice rather than a saddening act that ends the life of a human being is, in fact, punishing the most vulnerable.

The ad also uses a clip in which Joe Biden states "I would codify Roe v. Wade and Casey [v. Planned Parenthood.]" Statements like this from pro-abortion candidates are admissions that the current language of the U.S. Constitution does provide a right to abortion. This supposed "right" would need to be codified to stand the test of time against the multiple generations of Supreme Court justices.

Planned Parenthood stands to gain a lot from electing pro-abortion politicians. If pro-abortion politicians successfully repeal the Hyde Amendment, which Biden has stated he would do as president, Planned Parenthood could gain hundreds of millions of dollars in taxpayer funding that previously would have been prevented by the legislation.