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Planned Parenthood Thanks 34 Entertainers in New Annual Report

by | Jan 5, 2018

By Katie Yoder

Planned Parenthood and Hollywood have long joined forces. And now, the abortion giant is using its latest annual report to boast of the entertainment industry’s support.

According to America’s largest abortion provider, “entertainment stands with Planned Parenthood.” As proof, Planned Parenthood’s 2016 – 2017 report listed an album to which entertainers donated various tracks. Those 34 performers included everyone from Handmaid’s Tale author Margaret Atwood to singers John Legend and Mary J. Blige.

100 percent of the proceeds benefited Planned Parenthood.

“Thanks to a group of high-profile musicians, artists, writers, comedians, and thought leaders, this year 7-inches for Planned Parenthood was released,” the report read, “a curated benefit project made up of seven-inch vinyl records and digital downloads of original content.”

In the album itself, Planned Parenthood [President] Cecile Richards again thanked the performers.

“We are incredibly grateful to have the support of so many artists and entertainers who are standing with Planned Parenthood, Richards said in the opening track. “’7-inches for Planned Parenthood’ is a reminder that each of us has the power to use our voice to speak out for what we believe.”

The 34 entertainers who participated included:

1. Arca
2. Laurie Anderson
3. Margaret Atwood
4. Meg Baird
5. Matt Berninger
6. Björk
7. Mary J. Blige
8. Jon Brion
9. Margaret Cho
10. Common
11. CHVRCHES
12. Bryce Dessner
13. Estelle
14. Sharon Van Etten
15. Feist
16. Foo Fighters
17. Zach Galifianakis
18. Janeane Garofalo
19. dream Hampton
20. Pete Holmes
21. Bon Iver
22. Mary Lattimore
23. John Legend
24. Walt Martin
25. Mitski
26. Nico Muhly
27. Aparna Nancherla
28. Helado Negro
29. Tig Notaro
30. Sarah Silverman
31. Jenny Slate
32. Sleater-Kinney
33. Elliott Smith
34. St. Vincent

The album also included Mississippi abortionist Dr. Willie Parker and Demos president Heather McGhee.

Likewise, in its 2014 – 2015 report, Planned Parenthood listed specific celebrities who supported it. The 2015 – 2016 report did not. …

In addition to entertainers, Planned Parenthood also thanked the tech industry, the fashion industry and faith leaders. Planned Parenthood boasted “more than 70 tech leaders and executives,” “more than 100 clergy and faith leaders” and “more than 40 designers” that teamed up with it for different projects. Organizations it listed as partners were Tumblr, the Council of Fashion Designers, SisterReach and the Religious Institute.

Editor’s note. This appeared at Newsbusters and is reposted with permission.

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