Fox News contributor links attack on abortion, gender-affirming care: “Your biology is not a headache”

Raymond Arroyo: “When did Planned Parenthood turn into preplanned personhood?”

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Citation From the October 11, 2022, edition of Fox News' Outnumbered

HARRIS FAULKNER (FOX HOST) : I'm blown away Mercedes by how many bottles of pills flew across the screen. I know it's an animation but is that the answer? Is that where we're going? You have five daughters.

MERCEDES SCHLAPP (SENIOR FELLOW CPAC FOUNDATION)  When I saw this I was so outraged by this. This ad is going to end up somewhere on social media where so many teenage girls are going to watch this. And what are they going to think? They're going to be like wait a second, this is propaganda, this is an ad. You know, maybe not even talk to their parents about it. Planned Parenthood has  now pushed forward as a frontal assault on parental rights, and parents need to step up and stop this madness. It is happening in the schools and now you have Planned Parenthood involved where they have been huge advocates for teenage abortions and really trying to figure out a way that they can keep the parents out of this whole process.

HARRIS FAULKNER : Teenage abortions. I mean when you put it like that it almost feels like there must be an end game. Why is this happening?

MERCEDES SCHLAPP  I think their end game has always been to really get to the children at the end of the day.


MERCEDES SCHLAPP  I just think that their approach is very much the obsession with their abortion industry which is their biggest profit making area. Now I think when you're talking about gender affirming surgeries, that's their next focus I think for Planned Parenthood, it's a big moneymaking scheme for them as we are seeing with so many of these hospitals across the country.

RAYMOND ARROYO (FOX NEWS CONTRIBUTOR): When did Planned Parenthood turn into preplanned personhood? Your biology is not a headache. You don't have to take pills to cure it. The fact that we are leading young people and may be emotionally vulnerable young people down this path and saying here take a drug and don't talk to your parents, talk to a trusted adult or your doctor. This is what's most insidious here.

HARRIS FAULKNER: You don't know who your child is talking to. Yet they are being given life altering advice. You can say well this will not harm you, we don't know what the long-term repercussions of this are going to be en masse. Maybe individually kids may do well. Emily?