Alumni of Loyola Marymount University in California are urging the school to cancel a fundraiser that it is hosting for the billion-dollar abortion chain Planned Parenthood later this week.
Life News reports:
Alumnae Samantha (Stribling) Stephenson said the event at Loyola Marymount University would be “an egregious violation of LMU’s Jesuit, Catholic identity.” She recently began a petition at Renew LMU urging university leaders to call off the fundraiser.
“Founded by the eugenicist and virulent anti-Black racist Margaret Sanger, Planned Parenthood is the largest abortion provider in the United States and has been caught red-handed in the illegal sale of fetal tissues and has been complicit in sex trafficking,” Stephenson said.
She quoted Pope Francis who has compared aborting an unborn baby to hiring a hitman to commit murder.
“’Is it right to eliminate, to take a human life to solve a problem? Is it right to hire a hitman to solve a problem? That’s what abortion is,’” Stephenson quoted, adding: “We hope you see through rationalizations that ‘Planned Parenthood does more than just abortions.’ The mafia also produces olive oil.”
“Selecting Planned Parenthood as a recipient for fundraising on a Catholic campus is decidedly divisive,” Stephenson said. “A fundraiser in support of an organization that affirms rather than undermines the dignity of women would be an opportunity to build bridges, bringing together people from all sides of the table in support of women’s advancement.”