Beauty industry giants MAC and Benefit have allied themselves with the giant of the abortion industry – Planned Parenthood.
InStyle reported the two cosmetic companies are the first in their industry to stand with Planned Parenthood through financial donations.
According to the report:
Over the next two years, MAC will dedicated $500,000 of the funds raised from the sales of the MAC VIVA GLAM Lipsticks to expanding Planned Parenthood’s national sex education program.
Benefit has added Planned Parenthood to the brand’s Bold Is Beautiful project, which is a global philanthropy program that supports non-profits. In May, the brand will donate 100 percent of brow wax proceeds in 21 countries to Planned Parenthood, and also Dress for Success, Girls Inc, Look Good Feel Better, Step Up, and The Princess Project. Also in May, the brand will launch a special edition Bold is Beautiful 3D BROWtones that will live on shelves all year. All proceeds from the sales will go towards the aforementioned Bold is Beautiful organizations.
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In the wise words of @drleanawen, President of Planned Parenthood, “we are the ones that we’ve been waiting for.” Did you know that 92% of the #Benefit US workforce are women? As a company founded and led by women, we couldn’t be more proud to announce our partnership with @plannedparenthood for our #BoldisBeautiful project this year. Every May, we donate 100% of brow wax proceeds to non-profit organizations that empower women & girls though our #BoldisBeautiful project. This year, we’re adding @plannedparenthood to that list. ✨When the Bold is Beautiful project was created, we outlined three criteria in selecting non-profit partners, one of them being “access to health and wellness.” There is no organization in the US that offers more comprehensive, high quality access to health and wellness than PPFA, and we stand with Planned Parenthood in their mission to support women’s rights to and access to sexual and reproductive health care. For those who would like to take a stand with us, you can show your support by getting your brows waxed at any Benefit Boutique or BrowBar during the month of May. 👉🏽 Head to our link in bio to learn more about our Bold is Beautiful project & reserve a brow wax appointment now!
“There is no organization in the US that offers more comprehensive, high quality access to health and wellness than PPFA, and we stand with Planned Parenthood in their mission to support women’s rights to and access to sexual and reproductive health care,” Benefit states.
However, Planned Parenthood typically fights against any laws or regulations designed to increase health and safety at abortion clinics, claiming they are a burden to women.
March for Life President Jeanne Mancini has also pointed out women benefit from “better regulatory oversight, a wider range of services, and more life-affirming options,” at federally qualified health centers (FQHC), which outnumber abortion centers 20 to one.
Planned Parenthood’s most recent annual report revealed the organization took in an unprecedented $1.67 billion in 2017-2018, breaking its record from the previous year of $1.46 billion.
The abortion vendor collected $563.8 million from taxpayers through Medicaid reimbursements and Title X family planning grants. This amount is $20 million more than the $543.7 million the organization raked in from taxpayers in 2016-2017.
Planned Parenthood also experienced a banner year in its private donations. Its annual report noted the group received $630.8 million from “private contributions and bequests,” a figure that is $98 million more than the $532.7 million it received from private sources in the previous year.
A recent study also demonstrated that Planned Parenthood obtains at least 35 percent of the U.S. abortion market, a figure that well overtakes the market shares of leaders in other industries.