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Did a Planned Parenthood vice president write a memo discussing fertility reduction?

I understand the claim you want to be tested is the claim by the Wikipedia page of Frederick S. Jaffe that there existed a memo he wrote that contained the table provided. The memo can be downloaded ...
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What are the "many falsehoods", according to Planned Parenthood, promoted by the movie Unplanned?

I'm not going to attempt to parse the Planned Parenthood statement, but there are plenty of sources that point out many critical factual inaccuracies in the movie. The main problem is: The ...
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Does Planned Parenthood impose abortion quotas on its clinics and provide incentives to its workers to meet those quotas?

Planned Parenthood does not agree that "quota" is the correct word to use. In July 2014 Planned Parenthood acknowledged that the above image is genuine, but stated it does not represent a "quota", ...
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Do abortions make up only 3% of Planned Parenthood's services?

The national entity is Planned Parenthood Federation of America. It does not conduct any abortions. The report says: Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA) supports 59 independently ...
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Is 19% of Planned Parenthood's revenue from abortion?

Planned Parenthood does not break down its revenues by service in its annual reports. Factcheck.org writes: Planned Parenthood [...] doesn’t track the total number of pregnant women it serves. ...
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Does Planned Parenthood impose abortion quotas on its clinics and provide incentives to its workers to meet those quotas?

http://www.snopes.com/planned-parenthood-abortion-quotas/ It looks like Snopes did some digging and couldn't find any evidence they consider reliable. After reading the arguments, I have to agree ...
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Is 19% of Planned Parenthood's revenue from abortion?

James J. Heaney slightly corrects his information in a footnote, saying $625 instead of $650 and 19% instead of 20%. That $625 is approximately correct can be verified by Planned Parenthood Greater ...
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Did a Planned Parenthood vice president write a memo discussing fertility reduction?

Yes, Jaffe's Memo is real. Guttmacher Institute (former Planned Parenthood branch) republished it, along with other documents by Frederick Jaffe on its official website, in the FAQ section: Who was ...
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Did a Planned Parenthood vice president write a memo discussing fertility reduction?

While the other answers are good, the Senate record is from 1973, four years after the memo was written. The first publication of the table alone was in "U.S. Population Growth and Family ...
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