Washington D.C., Jun 1, 2017 / 05:02 am
The controversial abortion provider Planned Parenthood has lost over half a million unique patients in five years, but its abortion figures remain the same – a consistency its critics have blasted.
"While non-abortion services are declining, Planned Parenthood continues to perform a record number of abortions – over 300,000 per year," said Marjorie Dannenfelser, Susan B. Anthony List president.
"They've performed more than 1.6 million abortions in the last five years alone."
The pro-life group, citing the abortion provider's own annual reports, said that in the period from 2011-2016 Planned Parenthood's number of unique patients have dropped by 600,000, a 20 percent decline. Cancer screenings have halved, while contraceptive services are down 18 percent. STD screenings have dropped five percent.