A Planned Parenthood (That Didn’t Perform Abortions) Closes Due to Intimidation
“I’m pretty angry about this,” said Christie Gillespie, president and CEO of Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky. “This is not how decent and compassionate people behave. These are actions of harassment and intimidation that are done in the name of faith, religion and Jesus.
PPINK provided copies of a mailer sent to Fort Wayne neighborhoods where a Planned Parenthood nurse practitioner worked. It included her name and picture and said “there are killers among us.” It said the woman enabled “child killing by coordinating abortions off site.” It also gave her home address.
The group responsible for the mailers is Created Equal of Ohio, which also sent a letter to that employee saying it had “launched a campaign to expose the role you” play in enabling abortions. It specifically said the woman counsels women to get an abortion at larger Planned Parenthood facilities and said the campaign against her would stop if she quit her job.
“We’ve had providers that have been told that their life would be unlivable in Fort Wayne if they worked for us,” Gillespie said.