Monday, December 8, 2008

The gift that keeps on giving...

What do you get the person who has everything—except adequate health insurance? If you live in Indiana, consider this offering from the state's Planned Parenthood affiliate: gift certificates in $25 increments.
The vouchers, available online and at 35 clinics statewide, can be used for health services or contraceptives. And yes, they can be used to pay for abortions.
Betty Cockrum, president and CEO of Planned Parenthood of Indiana, characterizes the response to the gift certificates as "pretty robust, and generally very favorable."
She estimates that "about a dozen" certificates have sold since they became available Nov. 25. Planned Parenthood of Illinois plans to sell similar gift certificates starting Monday.

Source: Chicago Tribune
Full article :,0,3497971.story


Ziola said...

Um. Yeah. I mean its a sound idea, but I'm not sure how I'd feel finding a gift certificate from Planned Parenthood in my stocking on Christmas morning.

hopefulsemblance said...

I'd probably spend it all on condoms and lube and shit.

Ziola said...

Hehehehe...I'd rather a gift certificate to Adam and Eve then. Far more toys and fun stuff there :D

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