NewsTue Mar 6, 2001 - 12:15 pm EST
HEWLETT FOUNDATION FUNDS YOUTH-TARGETED ABORTION SERVICES IN SOUTH AMERICA
NEW YORK, Mar 6, 2001 (LSN.ca) - The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation recently approved a grant of $600,000 to International Planned Parenthood Foundation (IPPF) to provide “sexual and reproductive health services to adolescents in Brazil, Ecuador and Peru.” The donation by the Hewlett Foundation brings the pro-life boycott of the printer company Hewlett-Packard to the fore. While Hewlett has often funded pro-abortion initiatives their activities have been far less recognized than similar funding by the David and Lucille Packard Foundation, who gave money for the manufacturing of RU-486 and many population control ventures.
See the IPPF press release on Hewlett’s grant at: http://www.ippfwhr.org/news/news.html#hewlett
For LifeSite stories on Packard’s funding of abortion initiatives see: http://www.lifesite.net/ldn/2000/mar/000327.html#2 http://www.lifesite.net/ldn/2000/mar/000315.html#3 http://www.lifesite.net/ldn/2000/sept/000905.html#1
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