A new report chronicles “decades” of failure to report sexual abuse.
Planned Parenthood clinics have displayed a pattern of failure to report sexual abuse, according to a report by Alliance Defending Freedom.
Alliance Defending Freedom, a non-profit legal organization that advocates freedom of religion, compiled a report that states clinics in Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Minnesota, and Ohio failed to report the sexual abuse of minors in their care to the appropriate authorities.
The report chronicles “decades” of failure to report sexual abuse, ADF Legal Counsel Natalie Decker told The Daily Signal in an interview.
“The Center for Medical Progress videos are just the latest scandal involving Planned Parenthood.”
According to Decker, medical professionals are almost always included in mandatory reporting laws, and are therefore legally obligated to report abuse or suspected abuse to law enforcement.
Decker said that the taxpayer shouldn’t be forced to subsidize an organization that fails to report the sexual abuse of minors in its care and is suspected of trafficking aborted fetal body parts. (Planned Parenthood has denied taking any illegal actions.)
“The only thing Planned Parenthood is entitled to is a federal investigation.”
A spokesperson for Planned Parenthood did not immediately return The Daily Signal’s request for comment.
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