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Planned Parenthood provides essential services for women

2017年6月5日 月曜日

Planned Parenthood provides essential services for women

In light of recent attacks on Planned Parenthood, I feel compelled to shed light on the positive impact that this organization has had on me and many other men and women of Ohio. I have been using Planned Parenthood’s health services since I was a young woman and have continued to use PP as a preferred health care provider into my 30s.

When I lived in Athens while attending Ohio University and for a short period of cheap jerseys time after college, I was, like so many others, uninsured. But just because you are uninsured doesn’t mean you should not have access to safe affordable health care, and I was able to rely on PP for just that. They have been there for me as my need for birth control and family planning has changed over the years, always with unbiased information.

I chose at the age of 20 that the pill, then the traditional form of birth control, was not for me. My doctors and nurses made sure I was aware of all my options and risks while working with me to make the best plan for my health/body. Even though I have since moved to Chicago, my health care plan has followed me from the amazing doctors at PP Ohio to the equally amazing team at PP Chicago. It took the task of finding the right doctor in a new city off my plate.

This organization is wonderful, and I am grateful it has been a partner in my health for over 15 years.

I have always supported PP’s efforts and commend how closely they work with hundreds of community organizations on critical health issues that face many Ohioans. This organization offers vital services that should be supported and defended.

I answered you rationally and with facts. I did that to everyone. What you and Smith were upset about is that I had an answer for everything you stated. And therefore Smith said I was irrational, immune to reason, etc. Everything I said is factual and extremely rational. Now, assuming Terry allows this to get published, I’d really like to know when he changed his mind about anything.

And no one has refuted what is fact: PP sells baby parts and according to a 5th video from the Center for Medical Progress, full cadavers ( bags of them ). They not only practice abortion, but they sell the “waste” for profit. All the services they perform are not very low cost or free at community centers everywhere. They don’t want the pill to be non px because they want to control access to the pill. According to their own finance reports which apparently only I’ve read, they made 200 billion in revenue last year.

Now, if all you can do is defend all the “good” they do while hiding behind false stats, I understand. But what they do with babies is grotesque, is barbaric, is abuse, and warrants rejection of federal funding. Defend that, BrownK, Smith.

And I’m sure this will be deleted because Lefties censor when they can’t win an argument. So delete away, but remember: Smith made this personal by smearing me, again, because he hates that I have a point and am right.

Not only is it all true, it is easily found on the ‘net. By the way, there are currently 5,000 experiments being used with adult stem cells and only 21 used with fetal stem cells. The only reason to traffic in baby parts is because it is big money. Big, big money. I am amazed that, once again, no one refutes what I said, I’m just “lost in your own world”, which, in Athens, means I’m using facts and logic, apparently.

DO research everyone! I am amazed that in an age where you can find out the truth, people tend to huddle in their own prejudices. Sad.

The US is the only nation in the world that allows this kind of barbarity to infants.

I wait for any rebuttals that don’t attack me. Thanks.

Please, JMYERIAN, try to find out the facts and stick to them! Planned Parenthood does not claim to perform 3% of all abortions! The fact is that only 3% of patient visits to Planned Parenthood health centers are for abortions. The other http://www.cheapjerseys11.com/ 97% are for other services (annual exams, breast cancer screenings, STD screenings, birth control, etc.). Again, your claim that “. abortion, while only 3%, makes them the most money” is nonsense. There simply is no “makes money” involved in anything Planned Parenthood does. Please try to find out and try to understand what a 503c non profit organization actually is and what one actually does and stop talking nonsense.

501c3 means a company is tax exempt if it performs charity. 1/3 of PP is funded by the government. Last year they had a revenue of 200 billion. Look these up before you lecture about what a “non profit” means. They make money directly or indirectly from abortion. And even if they didn’t, what they do deserves they be shut down. PP even brags about its financial prowess in their annual report. Don’t believe the dogma.

They kill babies. And with a president who, as state senator voted against an Illinois born alive act meant to protect babies that survived a botched abortion, it will only get worse.

200 billion revenue.

The latest argument by PP is that de funding PP will result in more abortions because of all the birth control pills they dole out, and that they only perform 3% of all abortions. If abortions are no big deal to PP, why not get rid of it and cover that 3% loss with more contraception? Because abortion, while only 3%, makes them the most money. And abortion is expressly why PP was formed.

“Legal, safe, and rare” used to be what defenders of abortion claimed they wanted. But PP is neck deep in baby parts and blood, and see no difference between a baby and a fetus of a few weeks. You have to be alarmingly devoid of human emotion to even think this is a good thing.

At the moment of conception, that “blob” has its own DNA. For a side so wedded to “science”, PP and their cheerleaders seem very medieval about this, with mainstream Dems like Hillary believing a baby isn’t viable until it is home from the hospital.

But the sexual revolution has demonized life, demonized the family, and redefined marriage. We are in the dark ages, morally speaking. God help us.

To JMYERIAN:

Again, could we PLEASE stick to facts? Of course Planned Parenthood pays salaries and equipment and supplies cost money, too. But they only collect enough money to cover costs. There simply is no “come out ahead.” That’s what a non profit is all about. It doesn’t “come out ahead” like all for profit enterprises do, including those that provide reproductive health care services. The idea that for profit service providers provide their services cheaper than non profits is absurd. Where do you think their profit comes from? The Center for Medical Progress videos purposely misrepresent what is actually the legal and proper voluntary donation of fetal tissue for research and the collection of perfectly legal and modest fees to cover expenses (remember, Planned Parenthood is a non profit it doesn’t “make” any money, it only covers its costs). The Center for Medical Progress is duping you and many others into believing their outright lies.

Where to begin? While “All the services that PP offers are available at clinics and hospitals all across the country” these clinics and hospitals do not provide these services at cost, or less to women who cannot afford to pay. The idea that Planned Parenthood opposes OTC birth control so that women will use its services is absurd. Planned Parenthood does not “most of its money off of providing abortions.” It “makes” no money from providing any of its services. Planned Parenthood is a registered 503c non profit, and not only “makes” no money from any of its services, but provides them below cost to many clients, the difference being made up from contributions by supporters, federal Title X grant funds, and other grant funds. The reason to use federal funds to support planned parenthood is precisely that, unlike most “clinics and hospitals all across the country” it is non profit and provides cost effective services to underserved populations at or below actual cost. As for “traffic(ing) in body parts of babies” donation of fetal tissue for research is a) completely voluntary, b) completely legal, and c) as is collection of small fees to defray the cost of sample handling and transportation. Let’s try to stick to the facts when discussion this (and all other, of course) issue.

But people get paid for working at PP, just like all NGOs, and they sell baby parts to “come out ahead” as documented in the videos. If non profits were harmless, the IRS wouldn’t have gone after conservative non profits.

Again, PP doesn’t want anyone other than itself providing services to the poor, which is why they oppose OTC birth control. Look it up. And as is well documented, most services PP provides to the poor are provided cheaper or free at other places. If they weren’t a business, why would they oppose it.

“Donation” of fetal tissues is quite different than “selling” of fetal tissue which the Center for Medical Progress documents clearly.

The facts are that PP makes money, NGO or not. They get paid to do what they do. They casually joke about baby parts (”It’s a boy!”) and making money from it (”I want a Lamborghini”). They use ultrasound to identify parts of the baby they want to keep intact before they go a crushing (again, very casually) but deny women to see an ultrasound of their babies. They are not interested in humanity. Or women.

world offered for woman with certain name

2017年6月5日 月曜日

Plane trip around the world offered for woman with certain name

The only catch is that you will have to travel with the ex boyfriend of the original Elizabeth Gallagher who was scheduled to make the same trip with the then love of her life, ABC News reported.

The plane ticket has been put up for grabs by Jordan Axani, a 28 cheap jerseys year old Toronto man who has started a social media firestorm with his offer.

Axani posted the offer on Reddit Monday, explaining that he had booked the trip back in March with Gallagher, they have since broken up and the tickets are, “frankly so cheap and on so many different airlines that they’re not worth the headache or money to cancel.”

Axani’s around the world trip will start Dec. 21, in New York City and continue on to Milan, Prague, Paris, Bangkok and New Delhi before ending in Toronto Jan. 8.

Axani wrote in his Reddit post that he is “not looking for anything in return” and that the person who uses the extra ticket can choose to either travel with him or take the ticket and go on her own.

“In the wake of the breakup I have deferred all further planning for the trip,” he wrote. “No hotels, trains or anything have been booked. You’re on your own, bucko.”

“Having said that, I will buy the first round of vino at JFK upon departure,” added Axani, who listed his only requirements as being sane and interesting, ready for http://www.cheapjerseys11.com/ a “spontaneous life experience” and willing to pay the good deed forward to someone else.

Not surprisingly, Axani’s post quickly went viral, as did the email address he listed on Reddit.

“I have received thousands of emails for people around the world,” Axani, told ABC News today by email. “Among those, I have received dozens of emails from Elizabeth Gallaghers who are Canadian.”

Axani, who works in strategic development for an international real estate development and advisory firm, has not said how much the plane ticket is worth.

After all of the attention his post received, he went back on Reddit to describe himself as, “a totally normal 28 year old guy living in Toronto that’s friendly, trustworthy, full of good stories and amcoincidentallya great guy to share a laugh with over a beer.”.

targeting Hilo girls team still unresolved

2017年6月5日 月曜日

Plane ticket scam targeting Hilo girls team still unresolved

Question: What ever happened to the scammers who cheated a Hilo girls basketball team in June out of thousands of dollars for what they thought were airline tickets to Las Vegas?

Answer: Hilo police investigated three reported cases involving the sale of fake ticket vouchers purportedly for cheap Hawaiian Airlines tickets to Las Vegas.

Victims included the Keaukaha Lady Ballahs, a girls basketball club, which paid $9,000 for tickets in June for team members and their families to attend http://www.cheapjerseys11.com/ their first mainland tournament in Las Vegas. The team raised money to buy airline tickets and participated in the July tournament.

Police opened three second degree theft cases, but no one has been arrested or charged. The cases have been turned over to prosecutors.

Prosecutors are waiting for more evidence. “We are hoping other victims will come forward,” Deputy Prosecutor Jack Matsukawa said.

Hawaiian Airlines did its own investigation and turned over its findings to the FBI, a company spokesman said.

FBI spokesman cheap jerseys Tom Simon said no one has been charged in the matter, but said he could not discuss any details.

Meanwhile, Panda Travel in Honolulu reported to Honolulu police that the company lost a substantial sum of money after stolen credit cards were used to buy several airline tickets from websites the company uses. The company also received complaints from Big Island residents who said they had bought tickets from at least four individuals who allegedly sold them bogus travel vouchers.

A Panda employee said the way the scam apparently worked was the traveler would pay someone in advance for the trip, but the trip would not be booked until a day or two before the flight using a stolen credit card number. The ticket would be issued, and the person would take the trip usually with no problems. The card would be reported stolen, but by then the trip had already been taken.

The scam backfired when large groups traveled together, and tickets could not be bought at the last minute.

Three individuals involved with the voucher sales told the Star Advertiser they were victims themselves and not guilty of any wrongdoing. They said they had told Hawaiian Airlines everything about their involvement.

A Big Island woman and her son admitted to selling the vouchers, but pointed to a Las Vegas woman who acted as the travel agent. They turned over money from customers to her, and received free trips in exchange. They said the Las Vegas woman actually booked the flights.

The Las Vegas woman blamed her husband, who lives in Senegal, and denied knowing the credit card numbers he allegedly provided to book the flights were stolen.

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Plan Your Cheap Holidays with Hoodaki

2017年6月5日 月曜日

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Plan would restrict some alcohol sales in downtown Missoula

2017年6月5日 月曜日

Plan would restrict some alcohol sales in downtown Missoula

The liquors are easy to name Colt 45, Steel Reserve and Natural Ice. Two cans can be bought downtown for $3, providing the consumer the equivalent of five shots of whiskey.

Those with their eye on ridding downtown Missoula of unwanted behavior and problematic individuals are looking to create a new program that would with business participation restrict the sale of tall cans of alcoholic beverages and cheap pints of vodka.

The Mayor’s Downtown Advisory Commission took up the issue Tuesday with an array of community representatives. While not yet enacted, the concept has already won the approval of other downtown groups.

“We can pass an ordinance and have Andy Roy as the downtown police officer, but it’s not going to do much good reducing the problems downtown when you still have this cheap, high content alcohol that’s easily accessible,” said Keithi Worthington, senior deputy city attorney.

In a presentation to the Downtown Business Improvement District last October, Roy told cheap jerseys the board of directors that downtown safety is improving. Working the downtown beat, he issued 400 citations and 289 warnings in the first 10 months of 2014, including 135 citations for open containers.

While Roy’s presence has made a difference, some downtown advocates feel the cheap sale of certain liquors remains a problem. Curtailing certain sales could reduce unwanted behavior and rid downtown of problematic individuals.

Worthington said the latest concept would provide businesses that sell alcohol with a no sales list. The list would include the names of individuals convicted of multiple offenses who had conditions of not drinking as part of their sentence.

Worthington said Mayor John Engen and Police Chief Mike Brady are behind the idea, which has proved successful in other cities.

“The other idea is to restrict some of the high alcohol content single sales downtown,” Worthington said. “The main part of the disturbance that’s happening downtown is alcohol based.”

Worthington said http://www.cheapjerseys11.com/ the plan would be voluntary, and while it has already won the support of the city’s Real Change Committee, it has not yet been approved by the Downtown Business Improvement District.

“Washington has an alcohol reduction program through the Washington State Liquor Board, where you can petition to create an area and it’s enforced by police,” Worthington said. “We certainly don’t want to go that route. We want it to be voluntary and ask business partners to work with us to reduce the high content alcohol problem.”

Last May, Worden’s Market owner Tim France told the City Council’s Public Health and Safety Committee that he had adjusted his business by monitoring liquor sales and types. He said other downtown establishments that sell packaged liquor may consider doing the same as they work to address the district’s lingering problems.

Under the program, the commission said, retailers would receive public recognition for taking part. If the idea gains the necessary support, it could be launched this spring under the Responsible Alcohol Retailers Program.

Ginny Merriam, the city’s communications director and the facilitator for the Downtown Advisory Commission, said the program would mirror the city’s Real Change program.

The program discourages citizens from giving money to panhandlers, but rather to the homeless outreach teams managed by the Poverello Center.

“We’ve tried to move away from that notion of change being coins, but rather, change being change, and selling less problematic alcohol as part of the change downtown,” said Merriam. “We’d need to create an identity for this program and give retailers public recognition for participating.”.

plan to shutter problem motels

2017年6月5日 月曜日

plan to shutter problem motels

The Costa Mesa Motor Inn, once one of the city biggest targets, http://www.cheapjerseys11.com/ plans to go to the city for approval to demolish the current structure and construct a four story housing apartment building.

Probation Officer Rich Zamorano, Costa Mesa Police Officers Josh Kuo and Kelly Benjamin, from left, look for a probationer at Super 8 Motel on Harbor Blvd. in Costa Mesa as part of a 2013 zero tolerance program against probationers who violate terms of their probation.

The common grounds at the Costa Mesa Motor Inn includes a pool, barbecue area and kids play area. Costa Mesa city leaders recently took the first steps toward repurposing the site for an apartment complex. The motel has been called an eyesore and last year logged 651 calls for police and fire service.

The Costa Mesa Police Department and Orange County Probation Department arrest a look for a probationer at the Harbor Bay Motel in Costa Mesa during a joint probation compliance sweep in 2013.

Daniel Larsen puts his shoes on in his Buena Park motel room before being given a ride to a doctor visit in Costa Mesa. Through the Illumination Foundation Chronic Care Plus program, the formerly homeless man has received shelter, food and medical care.

Operation Boo teammates Yvette Llerena (left) and L. Wolf check in on one of two sex offenders who were staying at a Costa Mesa motel in 2014.

The main sign for the Costa Mesa Motor Inn on Harbor Boulevard. Costa Mesa city leaders recently took the first steps toward repurposing the site for an apartment complex. The motel has been called an eyesore and last year logged 651 calls for police and fire service.

A resident of the Costa Mesa Motor Inn returns from shopping before leaving the shopping cart outside the motel and going in. Costa Mesa city leaders recently took the first steps toward repurposing the site for a apartment complex.

Almost no one from the city leaders, to police, to the motel owners themselves disputes that.

But now, after two decades of a highly publicized fight with those businesses and numerous attempts to shutter them, Costa Mesa officials think they finally have a plan to make some of those motels disappear.

Less sexy than the headline making police investigations and fine issuing sweeps of past years, the new plan seeks to entice motel owners to close rather than penalize them into that decision.

The plan is relatively simple, and goes like this:

Make the motel properties more valuable by allowing owners to change the zoning from commercial to high density residential, clearing the way for large apartment complexes to be built there.

Sit back, and hope owners take advantage of the potentially profitable new opportunity.

On Tuesday, the Costa Mesa City Council voted 3 2 to begin the process of incorporating the proposed changes into the city upcoming, once a decade general plan revision.

looking at properties that have been a cancer to the city, Councilman Jim Righeimer said. is using the general plan to fix a crime issue. can property zoning really reduce crime?

way out of Costa Mesa rundown motels were built in the 1950s and leftovers from an era when inland families would vacation in a city that offered cheaper rates than Newport Beach, with only a 10 minute drive to the shore.

But in the 1990s, the tourist traffic stopped as vacationers sought out chain hotels. That left motel owners without a business model, and they began renting cheap rooms to whoever would pay, leaving limited profit for upgrades.

By the mid 1990s, drugs and prostitution were prevalent, and Costa Mesa formed a task force to address the motel problem. Over the next two decades, the city sporadically committed to surges in policing and code enforcement, issuing tens cheap jerseys of thousands of dollars in tickets, whipping motels into compliance for a while, then relenting.

In January 2014, acting in response to mounting police calls that cost the city as much as $100,000 a year, the City Council voted to start fining motels for excessive nuisance complaints. Nine months later, Costa Mesa began limiting motel stays to 30 days in an attempt to oust long term residents.

While nuisance complaints have dropped since those laws took effect, police hesitate to infer a corresponding drop in crime, and some of the area business employees say things are worse than ever. If approved, the city zoning change would apply to 12 regions, centered around 14 of Costa Mesa 17 older motels.

owners know their business model is broken, Righeimer said. of these (owners) are upstanding citizens. But they have a mortgage to pay, and they stuck between a rock and a hard place. looking for a changeover, he said. giving them a way out. incentive?

The Costa Mesa Motor Inn, once one of the worst offending motels in the city, wasn included in the new plan because it has already begun the process of conversion.

As recently as 2012, the Motor Inn had 562 calls to police more than any other property in the city. The following year, the 235 room motel was fined $40,000 for 490 health and safety violations. Around that time, the owners requested permission to convert the property to a high density apartment complex.