New Planned Parenthood ice cream?

whtsthscpFaith News Note:

A Portland ice cream shop called What’s the Scoop has gained wide attention for a new fundraising flavor in support of a Planned Parenthood  summer event.   The flavor is called Rose City Revolution, which features rose candies in the ice cream, and is being used to raise funds for Planned Parenthood.

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But the online backlash extended through the evening and into this morning, and Scoop? owner Jodie Ostrovsky admits that “we’re still wrapping our minds around the reactions… It was the second fundraiser we have done with Planned Parenthood, the first one went off without any reactions or comments.”Ostrovsky says the shop has received threatening phone calls in response to the fundraiser, including “very disturbing” messages left on the store’s voicemail. Anti-abortion activists also directed messages toward the shop on Facebook and Twitter. But she stands firm: “Planned Parenthood is an amazing organization that does so much to help women have access to affordable healthcare,” she says. “The fact that some people only focus on what is such an infinitesimal part of the service they provide is confusing to me.”

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