Pro-abortion Women’s March boots Abby Johnson, pro-life clinics as ‘partners’
January 19, 2017 (LifeSiteNews) – The Women's March on Washington accepted and then removed two more pro-life groups as "partners" of its January 21 anti-Trump protest.
The feminist march approved Stanton Healthcare as a partner shortly after coming under fire for revoking the "partner" status of the pro-life group New Wave Feminists. It also approved and then rejected And Then There Were None, an organization founded by former Planned Parenthood director Abby Johnson to help abortion workers transition out of the industry.
On January 17, And Then There Were None and Stanton Healthcare were accepted as a partners of the Women's March and listed on its website.
On January 18, And Then There Were None reported it had been removed. As of January 19, Stanton Healthcare is no longer listed as a partner either.
"It is sad that a supposed 'March for Women' is willing to exclude those who are prolife," Johnson wrote on Facebook. "In particular, ATTWN has first hand knowledge concerning the struggles women face when walking though the doors of the abortion industry. To silence our experiences is detrimental to women and our rights. On the other hand, I suppose a group of former abortion clinic workers who can attest to the corruption of the abortion industry is a direct threat to several of their other partners, such as NARAL and Planned Parenthood."
Stanton Healthcare's goal is to replace Planned Parenthood by providing life-affirming, comprehensive free women's healthcare. An Idaho Planned Parenthood is currently suing Stanton for operating its mobile unit on its own property next to the abortion business.
"When the Women’s March was announced in November, we affirmed its core statement: 'Women’s rights are human rights,'" Life Matters Journal founder Aimee Murphy wrote in the Washington Post. "We just take human rights a step further than most modern feminists: We affirm the rights of pre-born children to their own lives, to their own bodies. We stand for nonviolence toward women and their children."
"It has become clear that our feminism isn’t wanted," she continued, but that won't stop her contingent of participants. "Planned Parenthood does not own women’s rights. The first-wave feminists understood that abortion is killing and that it is a tool of the patriarchy. We stand by the example of Susan B. Anthony, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Alice Paul and many others who upheld the dignity of pre-born children and fought discrimination against women."