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Planned Parenthood deletes tweet calling for Disney abortion

The Associated Press

PHILADELPHIA – A Pennsylvania branch of Planned Parenthood says a tweet declaring the need for a Disney princess who’s had an abortion was not appropriate and the organization has taken it down.

About 50 people turned out for a rally in support of Planned Parenthood at its Central PA branch in in York City Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015. The rally featured a speech by Sari Stevens, director of Planned Parenthood Pennsylvania Advocates. Bill Kalina photo

An executive for Planned Parenthood Keystone says the group believes pop culture plays a “critical role” in educating the public and sparking “meaningful conversations about sexual and reproductive health issues and policies, including abortion.”

Melissa Reed, President and CEO of Planned Parenthood Keystone, says the seriousness of the point they were trying to make was not appropriate for the subject matter.

The since-removed tweet read: “We need a Disney princess who’s had an abortion. We need a Disney princess who’s pro-choice. We need a Disney princess who’s an undocumented immigrant. We need a Disney princess who’s actually a union worker. We need a Disney princess who’s tran.”