Carson, who supports eliminating federal funding for Planned Parenthood because it supplies fetal tissue, has said that medical research does not require aborted fetuses.
In a written statement, Planned Parenthood of California categorically denied the allegations “The claims made in this video are false and outrageous”. “In some instances, actual costs, such as the cost to transport tissue to leading research centers, are reimbursed, which is standard across the medical field”.
The Washington Post asked Carson about the conflict between his 1992 study and his 2015 claim, and Carson tossed up a word salad ridiculous as any master politician could manage.
“StemExpress is a company that hires procurement techs to draw blood and dissect dead fetuses and sell the parts to researchers”, she said. “To willfully ignore evidence that you have for some ideological reason is wrong”. “How does one explain this given Carson’s stand on fetal tissue research?” “But certainly the abortion aspect of it should not be funded by government, absolutely”. In an appearance on The O’Reilly Factor, Carson also said that Planned Parenthood founder Margaret Sanger had written about eugenics and “was not enamored of black people“.
Commenting on the damning Planned Parenthood videos, Carson said, “At 17 weeks, you’ve got a nice little nose and little fingers and hands and the heart’s beating”.
Regardless of whether or not you believe life begins at conception, there are some eye-popping numbers.
Several Republican presidential hopefuls have called for cutting some $500 million in federal funds to Planned Parenthood, after the conservative activist group Center for Medical Progress posted a series of undercover videos showing what they say is a practice of trafficking in aborted fetal tissues.
“There’s two Planned Parenthoods, in a way”.
“I would look at the individual things that they do and maybe some of the things are good”, Trump said. And if you use the tissue – if you’re comparing or looking for a disease process in elderly people, does that mean you’re doing geriatric research on geriatric tissue?
He added: “My primary responsibility in that research was when I operated on people and obtained the tissue …”
Earlier on Thursday, Carson answered questions about the research paper from reporters while on the campaign trail in New Hampshire.