Planned Parenthood's file

Planned Parenthood
Planned Parenthood Federation of America identifies itself as the nation's leading women's health care provider, educator, and advocate, serving women, men, teens, and families. The Planned Parenthood Action Fund is an independent, nonpartisan, not-for-profit organization formed as the advocacy and political arm of Planned Parenthood Federation of America. Planned Parenthood Votes is a super PAC affiliated with Planned Parenthood.  

The PolitiFact scorecard

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  • Mostly False1 (%)(1)
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  • Pants on Fire1 (%)(1)

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Dan Patrick: Planned Parenthood solely kills babies and sells body parts

Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick said in a nationally broadcast interview that Planned Parenthood does little more than profit from killing babies.


We ended up smellling smoke on that claim.