What are some companies that support Planned Parenthood?


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Some companies that support and have donated money to Planned Parenthood are: Pepsico, Bank of America, Wells Fargo, Johnson & Johnson and Nike. Planned Parenthood makes an estimated 1.3 billion yearly and up to 25 percent comes from private donations, especially by corporate companies. Planned Parenthood is a non-profit organization that does research into reproductive problems, contraception and family planning.

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Planned Parenthood came under intense fire in 2015 after a video surfaced of the organization's employees discussing acquiring tissue and organs from aborted fetuses. A congressional committee was created to investigate the non-profit organization Planned Parenthood. This development became the rallying cry of pro-life conservative groups who urged federal funding of Planned Parenthood should be discontinued. Republican officials and presidential candidates released statements denouncing the organization and preaching about respecting the sanctity of life.

Because of the scandal surrounding Planned Parenthood, several companies like The American Cancer Society, Morgan Stanley and ExxonMobil released statements distancing themselves from the non-profit organization. Pro-life conservative groups not only protested against Planned Parenthood but also urged people to boycott companies that support or donate money to the organization. On Oct. 13th, 2015, Planned Parenthood announced they would no longer accept reimbursement for fetal tissue donations.

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