Planned Parenthood

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Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA) is an organization that funds abortions for people who ask for their services. They "believe that reproductive self-determination must be voluntary and preserve the individual's right to privacy. We further believe that such self-determination will contribute to an enhancement of the quality of life and strong family relationships."

Affiliates

Planned Parenthood has 91 locally governed affiliates nationwide operating 850 health centers, that offer abortion services & abortion referrals, birth control services, emergency contraception (morning after pill) services, general health care, HIV testing, Hepatitis vaccines and HPV vaccines, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) services, men’s health services, patient education, pregnancy testing & pregnancy services, sexually transmitted disease (STD) testing & treatment, and Women's Health Services.[1]

Personnel

In 2007, the following worked for Planned Parenthood:[2]

Leadership

Board of Directors

PP Action Fund Board of Directors

PP Foundation Board of Trustees

Senior Management Team

PP Alumni Association

National Spokespersons

As at March 9, 2011, the following were national spokespersons for Planned Parenthood:[3]

Other Personnel

Lobbying

In 2008, Planned Parenthood made the following contributions to pro-abortion candidates:

House of Representatives, 2008

House member Amount PP contributed
John Adler $6,000
Michael Arcuri $3,000
Judith Baker $4,000
Kay Barnes $6,000
Melissa Bean $2,000
Ethan Berkowitz $7,000
Charles Brown $2,500
Darcy Burner $10,000
Russ Carnahan $1,000
Andre Carson $1,000
James Clyburn $1,000
Stephen Ira Cohen $1,225
Gerry Connolly $2,000
Joe Courtney $2,000
Diana DeGette $1,000
Jill Derby $2,000
Donna Edwards $1,000
Rahm Emanuel $1,000
Bill Foster $5,000
Gabrielle Giffords $9,000
Kirsten Gillibrand $8,000
Alan Grayson $5,000
Rebecca Greenwald $1,000
John Hall $2,000
Deborah Halvorson (D-IL) $5,000
Martin Heinrich (D-NM) $2,000
Stephanie Herseth Sandlin (D-SD) $1,000
Paul W. Hodes (D-NH) $3,000
Steny H. Hoyer (D-MD) $1,000
Christine Jennings (D-FL) $2,000
Carolyn Cheeks Kilpatrick (D-MI) $1,000
Mary Jo Kilroy (D-OH) $5,000
Mark Kirk (R-IL) $10,000
Ann Kirkpatrick (D-AZ) $7,000
Ron Klein (D-FL) $2,000
Suzanne Kosmas (D-FL) $6,000
Frank M. Kratovil, Jr. (D-MD) $2,000
Alice J. Kryzan (D-NY) $3,000
Barbara Lee (D-CA) $1,000
Nicholas Alexander Leibham (D-CA) $3,000
Bob Lord (D-AZ) $5,000
Nita M. Lowey (D-NY) $1,000
Ashwin Madia (D-MN) $6,000
Dan Maffei (D-NY) $6,000
Tim Mahoney (D-FL) $2,000
Betsy Markey (D-CO) $6,000
Eric Massa (D-NY) $3,000
Jerry McNerney (D-CA) $7,000
Walter Clifford Minnick (D-ID) $5,000
Harry E. Mitchell (D-AZ) $7,000
Gwen Moore (D-WI) $1,000
Jill Morgenthaler (D-IL) $500
Chris Murphy (D-CT) $3,000
Patrick J. Murphy (D-PA) $3,192
Sharen Swartz Neuhardt (D-OH) $1,000
Glenn Nye (D-VA) $2,500
Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) $1,000
Gary C. Peters (D-MI) $7,000
Chellie Pingree (D-ME) $1,009
Laura Richardson (D-CA) $500
Ciro D. Rodriguez (D-TX) $3,000
Steve Sarvi (D-MN) $500
Jan Schakowsky (D-IL) $1,000
Mark Schauer (D-MI) $6,000
Kurt Schrader (D-OR) $5,000
Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL) $1,000
Joseph A. Sestak, Jr. (D-PA) $1,000
Carol Shea-Porter (D-NH) $8,000
Dennis G. Shulman (D-NJ) $1,000
Louise M. Slaughter (D-NY) $1,000
Hilda L. Solis (D-CA) $1,000
Linda D. Stender (D-NJ) $6,000
Annette Taddeo (D-FL) $500
Harry Teague (D-NM) $1,000
Dina Titus (D-NV) $6,000
Paul Tonko (D-NY) $500
Niki Tsongas (D-MA) $500
Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) $1,000
Timothy J. Walz (D-MN) $5,000
Henry A. Waxman (D-CA) $1,000
Robin Weirauch (D-OH) $1,375
Victoria Wells Wulsin (D-OH) $2,000
John A. Yarmuth (D-KY) $5,000
Joshua M. Zeitz (D-NJ) $500

Senate, 2008

Senate member Amount PP contributed
Tom Allen (D-ME) $320
Max Baucus (D-MT) $5,000
Mark Begich (D-AK) $7,500
Barbara Boxer (D-CA) $9,918
Lincoln D. Chafee (R-RI) ($3,000)
Hillary Clinton (D-NY) $1,837
Dick Durbin (D-IL) $1,000
Al Franken (D-MN) $9,000
Kay R. Hagan (D-NC) $5,000
Tom Harkin (D-IA) $6,000
Larry LaRocco (D-ID) $500
Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) $1,000
Carl Levin (D-MI) $1,000
James Francis Martin (D-GA) $9,000
Jeff Merkley (D-OR) $7,500
Jack Reed (D-RI) $1,000
Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) $10,000
Mark Udall (D-CO) $10,000
Tom Udall (D-NM) $10,000
Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) $1,000

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