Beastie Boy ‘Ad-Rock’ is Selling Vegan Shoes to benefit Planned Parenthood

Beastie Boy ‘Ad-Rock’ is Selling Vegan Shoes to benefit Planned Parenthood
Planned Parenthood just celebrated its 100th year.  During that time, they have established themselves as a trusted healthcare provider, a go-to resource for information/answers and a constant and strong advocate for women.
Many celebrities have supported the organization’s profound efforts, and if he wasn’t on that list before, Adam Horovitz (better known as Ad-Rock from the Beastie Boys) can now be added.
Ad-Rock has teamed up with a cruelty-free shoe business to design a warm shoe with a big purpose.
“Winter’s cold and I couldn’t find a warm sneaker to walk around in,” Horovitz said in a statement. “Given the outcome of our current election, it’s gonna get a lot colder before we can feel that summer sun again. So, I collaborated with my friend Una [Kim, founder of] Keep shoes not just because I wanted warm sneaks, but because I support small business. I support women run business. I support Asian-American run business. Net proceeds of this shoe will be donated to Planned Parenthood because I support a woman’s right to choose and feel that women should not be punished for making decisions about their own lives and bodies. If you have similar beliefs, you might wanna grab a pair. Or, if you simply support fresh styles, then you too can be part of what peeps in Keeps are doing.”
We think Adam said a lot, but we’d like to point out that choosing to create vegan shoes is also helping to save animals, the planet and feed the hungry. If you agree, or want to help with any of these issues you can pre-order the $97 Ramos Ad-Rock Shoe here. They are expected to ship in late February 2017.

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  1. Andrea Dulik

    Sorry, killing babies and selling their organs is not my thing. I will not support any business giving money to Planned Parenthood.

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    • Sonja

      I support any business who helps families attain all their healthcare needs, especially in rural areas. Planned Parenthood provides excellent care to women, children and men who otherwise would have no access to medical help.

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  2. Michael Katz

    I embrace and certify Ms. Andrea Dulik’s sentiments about the atrocities committed by Planned Parenthood. She has only scratched the surface of their life-smothering practices. Please do more research on exactly in which communities their organization places offices, and the ethnicity types they predominantly serve. Margaret Sanger, the founder of P. P., has been lauded by some as a woman of valor, but a closer look reveals that Planned Parenthood’s audacious founder had some unsavory things to say about matters of race, birth control, and abortion. An outspoken eugenicist herself, Sanger consistently promoted racist ideals with a contemptuous attitude.

    margaretsanger4Read on to learn why Planned Parenthood hides behind a false memory of Sanger, and why, despite her extraordinarily prolific writing career, one rarely sees her quoted by Planned Parenthood leaders and apologists.

    The most merciful thing that the large family does to one of its infant members is to kill it.

    Woman and the New Race, ch. 6: “The Wickedness of Creating Large Families.” Here, Sanger argues that, because the conditions of large families tend to involve poverty and illness, it is better for everyone involved if a child’s life is snuffed out before he or she has a chance to pose difficulties to its family.

    [We should] apply a stern and rigid policy of sterilization and segregation to that grade of population whose progeny is tainted, or whose inheritance is such that objectionable traits may be transmitted to offspring.

    “Plan for Peace” from Birth Control Review (April 1932, pp. 107-108)

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    Article 1. The purpose of the American Baby Code shall be to provide for a better distribution of babies… and to protect society against the propagation and increase of the unfit.
    Article 4. No woman shall have the legal right to bear a child, and no man shall have the right to become a father, without a permit…
    Article 6. No permit for parenthood shall be valid for more than one birth.

    “America Needs a Code for Babies,” 27 Mar 1934

    Give dysgenic groups [people with “bad genes”] in our population their choice of segregation or [compulsory] sterilization.

    April 1932 Birth Control Review, pg. 108

    Birth control must lead ultimately to a cleaner race.

    Woman, Morality, and Birth Control. New York: New York Publishing Company, 1922. Page 12.

    We should hire three or four colored ministers, preferably with social-service backgrounds, and with engaging personalities. The most successful educational approach to the Negro is through a religious appeal. We don’t want the word to go out that we want to exterminate the Negro population, and the minister is the man who can straighten out that idea if it ever occurs to any of their more rebellious members.

    Margaret Sanger’s December 19, 1939 letter to Dr. Clarence Gamble, 255 Adams Street, Milton, Massachusetts. Also described in Linda Gordon’s Woman’s Body, Woman’s Right: A Social History of Birth Control in America. New York: Grossman Publishers, 1976.

    A woman’s duty: To look the whole world in the face with a go-to-hell look in the eyes… to speak and act in defiance of convention.

    The Woman Rebel, Volume I, Number 1

    [The most penetrating thinkers] are coming to see that a qualitative factor as opposed to a quantitative one is of primary importance in dealing with the great masses of humanity.

    Pivot of Civilization, 1922. Here, Margaret Sanger speaks on her eugenic philosophy – that only the types of “quality” people she and her peers viewed as worthy of life should be allowed to live.

    Such parents swell the pathetic ranks of the unemployed. Feeble-mindedness perpetuates itself from the ranks of those who are blandly indifferent to their racial responsibilities. And it is largely this type of humanity we are now drawing upon to populate our world for the generations to come. In this orgy of multiplying and replenishing the earth, this type is pari passu multiplying and perpetuating those direst evils in which we must, if civilization is to survive, extirpate by the very roots.

    The Need for Birth Control in America (quoted by Angela Franks.)

    Women of the working class, especially wage workers, should not have more than two children at most. The average working man can support no more and and the average working woman can take care of no more in decent fashion.

    “Family Limitation,” eighth edition revised, 1918

    LifeNews Note: Lauren is a Legislative Associate for Texas Right to Life and a graduate of Ave Maria University. This post originally appeared at Live Action News and is reprinted with permission.

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