100 years later—same controversy: Planned Parenthood and “women’s health”

Jan Schakowsky and Mika Brzezinski have both recently come out commenting on the recent contraception mandates on the Catholic Church, saying it’s a matter of “women’s health,” not just religious freedom.

Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D – IL) went as far as to say, “There's no controversy around contraceptives for almost 100% of Americans. There's few in the -- some in the Catholic Church and maybe some other evangelical churches, I don't know, that think it's wrong. But none of the American people follow that.”

To which Glenn said, “Some in the Catholic Church …but they’re not American?” He followed that up with, “It’s their right of conscience.”

Mike Brzezinski had a similar take on the topic, attempting to turn it into a male vs. female issue, bringing up a well-known fact that the Catholic hierarchy is male. “Which means of course that they hate women and that’s all this is about,” Pat responded.

Glenn pointed out that this debate over Planned Parenthood goes back about one hundred years, citing Michele Malkin’s recent article on Margaret Sanger and her motivations behind Planned Parenthood.

Glenn noted, “As she wrote in her autobiography, Sanger founded Planned Parenthood in 1916 to stop the multiplication of unfit. This she boasted it would be ‘the most important and greatest step towards race betterment.’ She conspired with eugenics financier and businessman Clarence Gamble to, quote; hire three or four colored ministers, preferably with Social Service backgrounds and engaging personalities. The outright murder wouldn't sell, but wrapping it under the cloak of, quote, women's health, and adorning it with the moral authority of black churches would. Sanger and Gamble called their campaign the ‘negro project’.”

As Glenn points out, “it's the same people. The controversy is Planned Parenthood. Outright murder wouldn't sell, so they cloaked it with “women's health,” what did she just say, Jan Schakowsky just said it was about women's health. That's the same thing that Nancy Pelosi is saying. So, Planned Parenthood, women's health, and they adorn it with the moral authority of churches.”

That’s exactly what is going on right now with the attack on the Catholic Church via Obamacare contraception mandates. Those few “Catholics” in power that are pushing for these mandates, the media trying to make those Catholics who are loyal in their faith look like extremists, and the churches who aren’t standing against these mandates, are all pushing the same narrative to isolate the Catholic Church and force them to accept these mandates.

Glenn concluded by saying, “The playbook is here. This just happens to be from 1916. But the playbook is here. This is what they're doing.”

Wokeness has taken over the American left — or at least the elite — and the corporate media is leading the charge. But the left's "Great Awokening" is actually fueling a great awakening of average liberals, including this week's guest on "The Glenn Beck Podcast."

Newsweek deputy opinion editor Batya Ungar-Sargon joined Glenn after taking CNN's Brian Stelter to school about wokeness on his own show "Reliable Sources".

Batya reviewed the biggest takeaways from her new book, "Bad News: How Woke Media Is Undermining Democracy," including how journalists have abandoned the working class, how she overcame Trump derangement syndrome, why the left hates conservative media, and why there's much more that unites us than divides us.

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Bill O'Reilly says the biggest story of the week is the latest Biden vs. Trump feud, centering on the 'executive privilege' of former presidents. President Biden has threatened to write an order declaring Trump's executive privilege nonexistent, so the January 6th House panel can gain access to the former administration's documents and records. But an executive order from President Obama's time in office may get in the way. O'Reilly breaks down the whole story…

The World Economic Forum just held a 'Great Narrative' meeting in Dubai, led by WEF founder Klaus Schwab. And this 'Great Narrative' could give world elites even more power to further their 'Great Reset' agenda. During the meeting, they called for the creation of a 'story for the future' to lead 'humankind.' Not only is this 'freaking terrifying,' Glenn says, but it's the 'SCARIEST thing he's seen.'

Rep. Kat Cammack (R-Fla.) is a small business supporter who knows firsthand how government overreach can hurt everyday Americans. She joined Glenn Beck on the radio program to dig into President Joe Biden's "Build Back Better" bill and expose how the shocking proposals in the bill will destroy our country.

"I have seen this movie before. I've lived it. My family, we lost everything because people in Washington did not read the damn bill," began Cammack, whose family was evicted from their home and livelihood in 2011 when an Obama-era program forced them to lose their cattle ranch.

"And now you see that it's happening again. This is the Twilight Zone. You've got bills that are being changed in the dead of night. And not only is no one reading it, but then [House Speaker] Nancy Pelosi changes the procedures and the rule on the bill, which is really just a way of saying they're going to prevent us from forcing a reading of the bill on the House floor. And, call me crazy, but I think that you should have to sign a piece of paper that says, 'I read this bill. I understand what is in it' in order to vote on it. Because when you're spending that kind of money, and you're making decisions for millions of Americans, are you or are you not a member of the House of Representatives? Do you represent the people, and can you speak on their behalf? Certainly not, if you cannot read the bill," she added.

Cammack goes on to describe some of the most "insane" proposals hidden inside the "Build Back Better" bill and what you can do to "shut it down."

"It's up to us to make sure that we are louder than ever in voicing our concerns and shutting [the bill] down," she warned. "Call your members of Congress. Go to House.gov. You type in your zip code. You find out who your member is. You call their D.C. office. Don't send an email. Emails can be ignored. Phone calls cannot. Call their offices. Tell them to vote no on the 'Build Back Better' plan. And call every single day. Get every coworker, family member, neighbor you've got. We can shut it down. But they need to know they're on notice and that we, the American people, are watching.

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