Corporate Accountability Project
The Battle of the dollar
Businesses which financially support, partner with, or otherwise enable the work of the abortion industry should become targets of abortion-abolitionist action.  As much as possible, Christians should boycott these business and conduct "embarrassment campaigns" to cause them to cease and desist their involvement with the grisly work of baby-killing.  This is why Center for Bio-Ethical Reform started the Corporate Accountability Project (CAP), an organized effort to convince corporate America that the abortion industry is bad business, and they are better off avoiding it altogether. This is good because without the assistance of other businesses, the abortion industry cannot survive. 

There are numerous well known campanies which support abortion either directly or indirectly, but have kept their support secret from the majority of the public.  Furthermore, most abortion clinics do not own the buildings they operate out of, opting instead to rent.  The property owner is participating in abortion and thereby makes himself or herself a legitimate target for CAP.  Companies which deliver supplies to the abortuary, dispose of their "medical waste" (often including human remains), clean their premises and provide security are all legitimate targets.  The smaller the company is, the more likely they will be to jettison their baby-killing customer if the relationship ceases to be worth the trouble. 

Abortion abolitionists begin a CAP by first identifying the most vulnerable target in their community.  This would be a business (preferably a smaller business) or individual, of otherwise respectable reputation, that is partnering either directly or indirectly with abortion interests.  Abortion abolitionists first approach the target with letters and/or phone calls, and if necessary a personal visit, requesting that the target cut ties with the abortion industry.  If the target complies we have won.  If the target refuses, abortion abolitionists will explain what they intend to do and then begin carrying out CAP publicly.

Literature drops at partner business and around the community, standing outside offices with signs, radio commercials and the like are all good ways to conduct CAP.  Most companies are eager to avoid controversy, because controversy is bad for business.  If they see that you aren't likely to back down any time soon, they will opt to comply.  The abortion industry thus looses a valuable partner in crime.

CAP is successful even if it does not convince businesses to sever their ties to the abortion industry.  This is because the act of CAP itself forces the community to think about abortion and become more comfortable with the idea that perhaps it can and should be abolished.  In 2012 the breast-cancer awareness non-profit Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure reversed their  decision to cut funding of Planned Parenthood, the nation's largest abortion provider.  Disappointed pro-lifers responded by pulling their own donations to Komen, and CBR conducted CAP at five Komen events that year, further enlightening Komen supporters about their charity's connection to the death of babies.  The media frenzy that ensued from all this exposed the nefarious activities of Planned Parenthood to the general public. 

There is ample historical precedence for CAP.  For instance, British abolitionists of the late 1700s and early 1800s encouraged their countrymen to avoid consuming sugar harvested from slave-run plantations in the West Indies.   This had an effect.
In 1791, thousands of pamphlets were printed which encouraged people to boycott sugar produced by slaves.  Estimates suggest some 300,000 people abandoned sugar, with sales dropping by a third to a half.  The size and strength of feeling demonstrated by these popular protests made even pro-slavery politicians consider the consequences of ignoring public opinion.1
In the past, pro-lifers have been successful in preventing the opening of abortion clinics, convincing abortionists to retire and virtually cutting off the local abortion industry from every other commercial interest in the community.  All of this saves lives and helps bring us closer to the day when abortion will no longer be tolerated.

1.  The Tools of the Abolitionists by Mike Kaye, British Broadcasting Company                                    

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