ALL Calls for Planned Parenthood Investigation in Wake of Video Protecting Child Rapists

Washington, D.C. (5 December 2008) – American Life League is calling for an investigation into Planned Parenthood of Indiana in the wake of two bombshell stories this week – one exposing PPIN's protection of child rapists.

American Life League supporters across the nation called on Attorney General Steve Carter to investigate Planned Parenthood's counseling practice in all of its 35 affiliates around the state.

The action comes days after Live Action Films, a pro-life student group from the University of California, exposed a Planned Parenthood counselor in Bloomington coaching a 13-year-old girl on how to avoid state law and protect her 31-year-old rapist.

Planned Parenthood of Indiana also angered pro-lifers earlier in the week with the news that Christmas gift certificates would be available for services including abortions.

"Looking for an unusual, yet practical gift this holiday season?" PPIN asks in a press release announcing the certificates available for redemption at any of the group's 35 affiliates across the state. "Planned Parenthood of Indiana (PPIN) is now offering gift certificates for services or the recipient's choice of birth control method …" including abortions.

"Planned Parenthood is a tax-dollar bloated blight on the Hoosier state," ALL said in a message to its supporters. "But with your help the disturbing news coming from Indiana this week will signal renewed calls to Indiana Attorney General Steve Carter to investigate the Indiana affiliate of the nation's largest abortion chain."

American Life League's vice president, Jim Sedlak, described Planned Parenthood's actions as typical of the organization's disdain for the welfare of women and children.

"The depth of this organization's vitriol against women is truly shining forth in all its ugliness in Indiana," said Jim Sedlak, vice president of American Life League. "Planned Parenthood's well-documented pattern of protecting rapists must end!"

Planned Parenthood of Indiana is an affiliate of Planned Parenthood Federation of America, the nation's largest abortion provider.

American Life League was cofounded in 1979 by Judie Brown. It is the largest grassroots Catholic pro-life organization in the United States and is committed to the protection of all innocent human beings from the moment of creation to natural death.  For more information or press inquiries, please contact Katie Walker at 540.659.4942.