I asked Jenani why they were collecting signatures. “We’re not.” She said. “We’re collecting donations. Planned Parenthood has lost $19 million in government funding.”
“Good.” I thought.
A customer walked out of the store and said to me, “I think I probably agree with you.” She then began to speak her mind to Jenani regarding the terrible wrong that is abortion.
Amanda and I stood quietly and listened. Then it dawned on me. I was in a public place where there is no expectation of privacy. And I was under no obligation to adhere to PP’s policies regarding “media contact” with their minions.
So, I pulled my camera out of my bag and readied to take a picture of the supervisor. Had you seen her reaction, you would have thought I was about to throw a bucket of water on the Wicked Witch of the West (cue memorable old movie scene).
Although Jenani reacted by trying to hold her clipboard in front of my camera, she was slower than my trigger finger….
~ Great little story on making a small but significant difference for Life in the moment and in the world in which you live, from On the Box, April 29
[HT: David Schmidt at LiveAction.org]