Wednesday, October 24, 2007

Planned Parenthood's Holy Cross-pollination

News comes today from Off the Record that the College of the Holy Cross, which today openly defied its bishop by hosting a Planned Parenthood/NARAL-affiliated "Preventing Teen Pregnancy" conference, refers its students to the local Planned Parenthood abortion mill.

Off the Record's Diogenes notes that the Holy Cross student-health Web site refers students to a sexually transmitted disease testing hotline that is in fact Planned Parenthood's local phone number.

"No, Holy Cross doesn't refer students to Planned Parenthood for abortions," Diogenese observes. "Holy Cross refers students to Planned Parenthood for STD tests. But Holy Cross does refer students to Planned Parenthood.

"So tonight," he adds, "when Planned Parenthood representatives participate in a panel at Holy Cross on teen pregnancy, it won't be the first point of contact. They're already working together."

Updates on the Holy Cross situation are available on the Web site of my employer, the Cardinal Newman Society.