After a seven-year battle, a victim of child abuse in Ohio has
settled a lawsuit against Planned Parenthood.
The lawsuit, supported by Life Legal Defense Foundation, lodged multiple
charges against the Planned Parenthood facility, including failure
to report incestuous statutory rape and sexual abuse of a minor.
Dana Cody heads the Foundation.
"Denise Fairbanks was impregnated by her father when
she was a minor -- that's a polite way of putting it -- and she
sued Planned Parenthood," Cody explains.
The incest began when Fairbanks was 13. While in the clinic
going through the process at age 16, she told staff that the
relation was forced, but it was not reported to authorities as
required by Ohio law.
After the abortion, she was sent home and to the same
environment. A year later, Fairbanks told her basketball coach, who
reported it to police, and the father was jailed.
Other Planned Parenthoods were caught by Live Action undercover
videos advising minors on how to obtain abortions without parental
"And all we get from the local abortion supporters [are
protestations like] Christian jihadist, women need to have
abortions," laments the pro-life attorney. "Women don't need
abortions -- women need to have the support of a culture to help
them when they decide to have a child; and they don't need people
to be screaming in their face [that] abortion is the answer,
because it's not."
Cody argues that had Planned Parenthood simply complied with the
law initially, the young Fairbanks would not have been sent back
home for more abuse - and further tragedy could have been
A pro-life organization is calling for balanced reporting on the
pro-life issue, especially in light of the upcoming election.