Planned Parenthood is the largest single provider of abortions in the United States performing over 300,000 per year. According to 2nd Vote,“Of Planned Parenthood’s $1.3 Billion in yearly revenue, over 25% comes from private donations, including corporate contributions.”1
It may surprise you to learn that many of the companies you invest in through your retirement and investment accounts fund Planned Parenthood. You see, when you invest in a company, you are hoping that it will grow, flourish, and do more of what it’s already doing. If you are not choosing your own investments, you may have never considered what kind of business practices you are supporting. Even if you do choose your own investments, it’s often hard to know exactly what businesses practices companies are involved in.
Here is an example of how the Vanguard S&P 500 Fund (ticker VFINX) screens on this particular issue:
In this case, 22.2 cents of every dollar in the VFINX fund is invested in companies that are contributing to Planned Parenthood.
As an individual investor, you might think it’s impossible to know what you’re investing in. We’d like to give you a helping hand! Learn how you can screen your portfolio with a customized report that will show you what business practices you may be unknowingly supporting, including abortion, abortion philanthropy, pornography and addictive products like smoking, alcohol and tobacco.
When you invest, you are fractional owner and partner in that company. It’s important to invest only in companies and businesses you would like to see grow and expand. We call this praying with our dollars. The first step is to learn more about what you already own.