Planned Parenthood videotapes may show evidence of tissue-harvesting from babies born alive
July 31, 2015
The head of the investigative team whose videotapes have exposed the sale of fetal tissues now says that Planned Parenthood may have been involved in harvesting organs from babies who were born alive.
David Daleiden of the Center for Medical Progress told a CNN interviewer that his group had videotaped a conversation with the top executive of Stem Express, a company that supplies medical tissues for research, and “they admitted that they sometimes sometimes get fully intact fetuses shipped to their laboratory from the abortion clinics they work with, and that could be prima facie evidence of born alive infants.”
Earlier this week, Stem Express asked a California court to block the release of any undercover videos featuring executives of the firm. Daleiden told CNN that he is convinced the damaging videotape, with the discussion of fully intact fetuses, is the reason for their legal action—that “they’re trying to suppress that videotape and they’re very scared of it.”
The court order barring release of videotapes involving Stem Express officials is valid until August 19, when the court will have a hearing on the merits of the unusual call for a permanent order to forbid use of the videotapes.
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- Man behind Planned Parenthood videos speaks out (CNN)
- Bombshell: Investigator says StemExpress bought intact dead babies from Planned Parenthood (Breitbart)
- Damaging new video exposes Planned Parenthood trade in fetal organs; California court restricts further releases (CWN, 7/30)
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