In 2000, another undercover investigation by a Texas-based antiabortion group accused a Kansas clinic affiliated with Planned Parenthood of illegally selling the organs of fetuses. Dan Benishek of Crystal Falls and Mike Bishop of Rochester applauded the congressional efforts to investigate Planned Parenthood. As a start, I have asked our relevant committees to look into this matter. And for that reason, most providers will do this case under ultrasound guidance, so they’ll know where they’re putting their forceps.
On Wednesday, House Republican leaders announced an investigation of Planned Parenthood stemming from the video.
“The video showing Dr. Deborah Nucatola discussing the costs associated with tissues acquired from aborted babies and the barbaric procedures used to obtain these tissues is absolutely sickening”.
“When an organization monetizes an unborn child – and with the cavalier attitude portrayed in this horrific video – we must all act”, Boehner said.
But allegations that Planned Parenthood sells baby body organs and tissue are unfounded, she said. A representative for the group said Nucatola has been “reprimanded” but declined to say whether she remains in her current position.
DeWine says if money is generated from the practice it may be illegal. Planned Parenthood, which provides abortions and other reproductive health services, says it legally helps women who want to make not-for-profit donations of their fetus’ organs for scientific research. He said the next video would be released sometime between now and next Tuesday. “It’s shocking. It’s frightful”. “I could talk about the video, but I think I’d vomit…” Click to watch the full videoOn Thursday, GOP Govs.
That has prompted Republican lawmakers and presidential hopefuls, along with conservative groups, to condemn Planned Parenthood and demand a halt to its federal funding.
A video of a senior Planned Parenthood official discussing the treatment of fetal organs during and after abortions has struck a nerve at the center of one of the most divisive social issues in the U.S.
“In accordance with the Ohio Revised Code, Planned Parenthood health centers in Ohio do not allow patients to donate tissue because it is explicitly prohibited by law”.
“These videos are just another example of why we need to do that at the federal level as well”, Walker said at a campaign event in South Carolina.
Kathy Byron there are laws that outlaw selling human body parts, but she feels they aren’t enforced.
Planned Parenthood says it gets reimbursed for their expenses in transporting that donated tissue to laboratories. “Our donation programs … follow all laws and ethical guidelines”.
Ferrero’s statement on the website appears on the same page as a video clip from Cecile Richards, president and CEO of Planned Parenthood.
“This is unacceptable, and I personally apologize for the staff member’s tone and statements”, she added. “It’s disgusting.” Two Democratic congressmen, Reps.