(By Jessilyn Justice, Charisma News.) Presbyterian-affiliated Whitworth University openly partners with the area’s Planned Parenthood, according to several reports.
The same students who are encouraged to be dedicated Christian scholars are also given the opportunity to work with the local abortion clinic.
“They are not equipping their graduates to be Christians and follow Christ,” Katie Lodjic of Students for Life of America tells One News Now.
In an editorial for the university’s newspaper, student James Silberman writes:
Whitworth referring pregnant women to Planned Parenthood is tantamount to referring them for an abortion. There are three pregnancy-specific services provided to pregnant women by Planned Parenthood, according to Planned Parenthood data reports: prenatal care, adoption referral and abortion. In 2014-2015, 94 percent of their pregnancy related services (323,999 out of 343,422) were abortions. The organization does everything they can to steer women toward abortion by giving each of their facilities an abortion quota according to former employees. …
The Whitworthian editorial — Whitworth: Cut ties with Planned Parenthood
Whitworth University is a member institution of the Association of Presbyterian Colleges and Universities of the Presbyterian Church (USA).