right, all you American Idol fans, time
to boycott the show.
Gives Back' -- To Pro-Abortion Groups
ROYAL, Virginia, April 21, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com)
- Once again, "American Idol"
is aligning itself with pro-abortion groups:
among the groups benefiting this year's
"Idol Gives Back" fund-raising
campaign are Save the Children and the
United Nations Foundation, both of which
have ties to top abortion organizations,
reports Life Decisions International (LDI).
the Children has a working relationship
with what it calls "prominent international
organizations." Several of these
groups are actively pro-abortion, including
Better World Fund, Center for Reproductive
Rights, Planned Parenthood Federation
of America, Population Action International,
and the U.S. Committee for UNICEF. (A
comprehensive list of UNICEF's anti-life
history is available on LifeSiteNews.com
2001, Save the Children worked with Planned
Parenthood, the Population Action Council,
and the pro-abortion Audubon Society on
its five-year "Planet Campaign."
Funded by the strongly pro-abortion/population
control David and Lucile Packard and Bill
and Melinda Gates Foundations, the purpose
of the campaign was to "raise awareness
of the connections between international
family planning and the health of children,
women and the environment." Save
the Children said the campaign's website
provided "an international forum
for discussion of, and action on, women's
reproductive health - including family
planning - in various countries and diverse
cultures around the world."
the Children has stated that "family
planning" has been a "critical
component" of its work for nearly
20 years. The group quoted a UNICEF document
which stated that "family planning
could bring more benefits to more people
at less cost than any other single technology
now available to the human race."
Save the Children noted that the report
identified "access to family planning"
as a "key factor contributing to
maternal and child survival and well-being."
Cowell was listed
as acting Secretary General of the International
Save the Children Alliance until at least
March 2008. It's unconfirmed whether this
is the same Simon Cowell of "American
divisions of the United Nations have donated
funds to Planned Parenthood and the body
has wholeheartedly embraced
its abortion and population control agenda,
most notably through the United Nations
Population Fund. (See original coverage
addition, "American Idol" recently
supported a fund-raising campaign by Planned
Parenthood of Los Angeles, according to
Gives Back," which airs Wednesday
night, will feature several celebrities
who will urge Americans to make a donation.
is laudable that the people involved with
'American Idol' want to help the poor,"
said LDI President Douglas R. Scott, Jr.
"But it is tragic that they would
choose to do so through groups like the
Save the Children and the United Nations
Foundation. These groups have far too
much deadly baggage."
you believe the plight of preborn children
is as important as the plight of the poor,
do not participate in 'Idol Gives Back,'"
Scott urged. "We are caring people
who want to do our part to help those
less fortunate, but we will do so through
organizations that do not view the killing
of human beings as a 'solution' to poverty
and other adult-created problems."
to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain."