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Third undercover video exposes Planned Parenthood, tissue-procurement company

July 28, 2015

The Center for Medical Progress has released the third in a series of undercover videos exposing the sale of fetal tissue by Planned Parenthood abortion clinics.

The latest video, released on July 28, includes grisly footage showing the dismembered body of an aborted baby, from which technicians are preparing to harvest desired parts.

As the technicians discuss how many different tissue samples can be harvested, Savita Ginde, the medical director of Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains, says: “I think the ‘per item’ thing works a little better just because we can see how much we can get out of it.”

The third video also exposes the work of Stem Express, a California corporation that has experience spectacular growth while procuring tissues for researchers. A former employee of the company explains on the video how Planned Parenthood provided fetal tissues. “For whatever we could procure, they would get a certain percentage,” she said.

The former employee recalls that when she was first asked to harvest tissue from a dismembered fetus, she fainted. A sympathetic nurse told her, as she was revived, that the reaction was not unusual. “Some of us don’t ever get over it.”

The undercover videos have produced public pressure for a government investigation into Planned Parenthood, and an end to taxpayer funding of the organization. Pro-life activists organized rallies at 60 different locations across the country on July 28, demanding a government response to the apparent violation of laws against trafficking in fetal tissue.

Meanwhile in Los Angeles, Stem Cell Express has sought a court injunction against the release of the undercover videos.

 


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  • Posted by: Faustina01 - Jul. 28, 2015 10:59 PM ET USA

    ...and we thought we were a "civilized" people....how sickening and calloused America is in the year 2015.