Documents Prove Dr. Seuss’ Widow Is Long-time Supporter of Planned Parenthood

San Diego, CA – Documents released today by Operation Rescue show beyond doubt that Audrey Geisel, the widow of Theodore “Dr. Seuss” Geisel has a long history of financially supporting Planned Parenthood.

The documents include a program guide from a 1994 fundraising dinner for Planned Parenthood of San Diego and Riverside Counties, and part of a 2002 PPSDRC newsletter listing Geisel as having given the organization “$1,000 or more” over the previous year. Geisel lives in San Deigo.

PPSDRC was recently accused of bilking taxpayers out of more than $5 million over a two-year period by “egregiously” over billing government programs meant to service the poor.

The question of Geisel’s support for the world’s largest abortion organization were raised when pro-lifers disrupted the premier showing of the movie “Horton Hears A Who,” which was attended by Geisel and a number of celebrities, including Jim Carrey, Steve Carell, and the twelve American Idol finalists. The pro-lifers chanted the movie’s theme “A person’s a person, no matter how small,” then stood around the theater wearing red tape over their mouths inscribed with the word “LIFE.”

Audrey Geisel’s attorney refused to comment on questions of her support for Planned Parenthood. At least one entertainment web site reported that the pro-lifers’ use of the theme of the movie “did not sit well” with her.

“It has been well known for years around San Diego that the Geisels were pro-abortion and active supporters of the local Planned Parenthood affiliate,” said Operation Rescue spokesperson Cheryl Sullenger, who lived in San Diego for 23 years. “Many years ago, I remember seeing Dr. Seuss at a Planned Parenthood fundraiser that we were protesting. People find it hard to believe that someone who could write such amazing children’s stories could support the brutal killing of innocent children through abortion. His wife, Audrey, has been very active in her support for the abortion group over the years, and our documents prove that.”

“No matter how pro-life the message may appear, people need to be aware that some of the money people spend on Dr. Seuss books and movies ends up in the coffers of Planned Parenthood and ultimately helps perpetuate the killing of innocent children through abortion,” said Sullenger. “It is something they should think hard about before they buy their tickets to ‘Horton Hears A Who.'”

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  • Alayna Staggers (Nurse)

    What a “conflict of interest.” When you hear the underlying theme of what motivates people with money and power it is shocking and frightening to realize these people are the ones who have the influence over our country and control over our future with their hypocritical lives which appear good from the casual observer, but underneath lies the sinful beliefs of an un Godly world.

  • Tiffany B (mom of 3)

    To think that she is for abortion…but was married to a man who wrote books for children….do you see how sick and twisted this world is!! Talk about hypocrite!!!!
    I think we will DEFINATELY not be supporting anything Suess from now on!!!!

  • Hopefully this information will make pastors think twice before hosting the series, “The Gospel According to Dr. Suess”.

  • Cindy

    God has such a wonderful way of taking something evil and creating something good from it. I believe this is the situation with Dr. Seuss. ‘Horton Hears a Who” is a wonderful PRO-LIFE story and we should all continue to use it. Perhaps Dr. Seuss’s motives were selfish, but his story can still be a useful tool in carrying the message that all life is sacred—no matter at what stage. If nothing else, think of the irony. Dr. Seuss’s greatest tale is being used to support the Pro-Life movement, when he, himself, was an abortion supporter. God works in mysterious ways.

  • Alayna Staggers (Nurse)

    From what I have read, Seuss threatened to sue several pro-life groups for using his phrase, “A Person Is A Person No Matter How Small.” It’s true! sounds great! Very descriptive of a baby inutero. I would not support the movie because of the pro-choice values and threats from Audrey Feisel and Seuss. I suppose they have a patent on that phrase? Odd. Back down from confrontation on the issue. I don’t think so. Because A Person Is A Person No Matter How Small! It makes one think and certainly this Audrey Feisel needs to “think about the statement!” God bless everyone who feels this way!

  • Sarah

    I gave Horton Hears a Who to a friend who almost aborted her baby. she decided at the last minute to have her child and I gave her the book among her shower gifts. I wrote in it that there is a great truth in the book. I hoped she would read it to her little girl and that the words would jarr her and get her to think how she almost threw her baby away. I had no idea my money was going to support abortion! I will NEVER buy any more Dr. Seuss books!!!! Dr. Seuss’s widow looks elderly…she better watch out..shes setting up the culture of death which might lead to her own euthanazation. These people never think that their support of the death culture could one day come back and bite em.

  • kelli ann

    Sarah, right you are!

  • Michele

    We, on our family nite we’re making plans to see this movie. We’ll look for something else now.

  • HOW CAN WE PERMIT “UNCLE SAM” TO SUPPORT PLANNED PARENTHOOD (PPH) WITH OUR TAX MONIES? 305 MILLION DOLLARS CONGRESS GAVE PPH. SOME CONGESSMEN MUST GOT IN BED WITH PPH. PPH IS IN THE BUSINESS FOR THE 30 PIECES OF SILVER ONLY. SCRUTNZE THEIR P & L STATEMENT FOR THE PAST YEARS. WOULDN’T YOU LIKE TO HAVE SUCH EARNINGS. BUT NOT Y EITHER. PPH IS PREACHING & CARRYING OUT MAGARET SANGER’S GODLESS PHILOSOPHY OF LIFE. PPH’S AIM IS TO REDUCE THE POPULATION OF THE U.S.A. BY ABORTION. ABORTION KILLS OUR FUTURE CITIZENS, WORKERS, TAX PAYERS, CONSTITUENTS, DONERS, & MILITARY MEN & WOMEN WHO PROTECT OUR SHORES & FREEDOMS. I’M SURE THE PPH WILL NOT BE OF ANY HELP. IS IT NOT THE TWO CITIES, SODOM & GOMMORRAH ALLOVER AGAIN

  • Rue McDowell

    Dr. Seuss’ Widow Is Long-time Supporter of Planned Parenthood”

  • Aaron

    Pro-choice is the only choice. I stand with Planned Parenthood and sensible atheists everywhere. Republicans are nuts.

  • Ash

    Planned Parenthood doesn’t use tax payers money for abortions, Hyde Amendement. Look it up.
    I completely support darling Theodore Geisel. This man was amazing, wonderful, passionate and completely empathetic to the plight of thousands of women. Amazing. Truly an inspiration.

  • Patrick Smith

    I disagree. Pro-choice is no choice for the child. Every single person that supports pro-choice only has the ability to take that stance because his/her parents did not choose to end his/her life.

  • Juan S.

    You blindly speak without experience, I was like you until life brought a new life in the lives of my wife and I. I’m fighting for her to keep it by informing her and letting her know she’s not alone. Her parents are pro-choice and this far have produced negative, racist advice full of bigotry (one of them is a doctor) Abortion also tends to risk the future mental and psychological health of the women, I know my wife and she’d be traumatized if she took the “easy way out” by her maturity and psychological profile. The parents only see termination and it’s sad

  • Michelle Myles

    Amen! I couldn’t agree more. Great way of putting it.
    Romans 8:28 “And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose.” Biblegateway

    God can use anything for good. Even a Dr. Seuss book. I love the irony by the way.

  • SententiaeDeo

    Maybe not directly, but any money given to them for other purposes allows them to spend more of the money they do have on child killing.

  • sad4us

    Too bad he wasn’t equally as amazing, wonderful, passionate and completely empathetic to the plight of the children who are destroyed by the millions before they ever have a chance to experience life like all you hypocrites have. Just one word fits you all SELFISH!

  • sad4us

    Ash is right. My taxes don’t fund abortions. They charge me high insurance premiums instead so they can send money for abortions to PP. Different way, but forcing me to pay for something I am opposed to either way.

    What the roles were reversed and you were being forced to fund opposition to abortions? You would all be squealing like stuck hogs! But you expect me to stay silent about MY rights being stomped on!

    HIPOCRITIC AND SELFISH OF YOU! Why should I have to pay for your abortion? You want it, you pay for it! You can’t afford it, then take measures to prevent it. Not ALL form of contraceptives fail and most seldom do except when they are not used properly because of laziness etc.

  • Lexi

    Thank you for supporting women over fetuses.

  • Fear
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    SMART
    MAN – RELIGIOUS BIGOTS “Insanity: doing
    the same thing
    over and over again and expecting different results.” – Albert Einstein

  • Michelle a patriot

    I’ll NEVER buy another Dr.Suess book again. What a waste!!