Onze Bill heeft een stel anti-abortus/pro-life fundamentalisten op z'n dak gekregen omdat de Gates Foundation steun geeft aan geboortecontrole en gezinsplannings projecten, iets waar die pro-lifers het niet helemaal mee eens zijn. De grap van dit alles is dat het erop lijkt dat Bill niet blindelings achter z'n PR mannetjes aan lijkt te wandelen:
It seems that our article about Microsoft's and Gates' charitable activities was a hot button for many people, and there's more to report on the saga.
A focus of the Gates Foundation philanthropy has been population control and planned parenthood, and not surprisingly this has resulted in howls of anger from pro-lifers. It is not our intention to enter this debate, but we would make the point that, surprisingly, this does show that Gates and his wife are following their own inclinations, since Microsoft PR would clearly have liked to steer him away from controversial donations.
The Planned Parenthood Federation of America is getting $5 million for its planned parenthood global partners program. This didn't go down very well with Pro-Life Infonet, who noted the paradox that Rory John Gates was born just two days before the gift to help the world cope with fast population growth.
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