Planned Parenthood board member wants to charge families for excess children

Lawrence McKinney, at the time Planned Parenthood board member in upstate New York, said the following upon seeing a large family:

“All I do actually is to multiply them by $600, which is deductible from their income tax and realize that I, with only three children, am paying for them. The McKinney suggestion, which has and will go nowhere is: 1) give everybody a tax reduction for four children and after that make them pay $600 for every other child. The only trouble with my system is that since most of the explosive families are on relief anyway, there is nothing to deduct from or to tax with.”

Mary C Kahl Controversy and Courage: Upper Hudson Planned Parenthood from 1934 to 2004 (New York: IUniverse, Inc., 2004) 43

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Sarah Terzo is a writer for Live Action and a member of the board of The Pro-life Alliance of Gays and Lesbians and Consistent Life. She lives in NJ.

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