Congressional, State Investigations into Planned Parenthood Underway After Undercover Video Goes Viral

In The Washington Post, Abby Ohlheiser and Mike DeBonis report that Texas, Louisiana, and a House committee are investigating Planned Parenthood, after a video was released showing top official Deborah Nucatola discussing the donation of fetal organs to medical research. The Center for Medical Progress claims its undercover footage “proves that Planned Parenthood ‘sells the body parts of aborted fetuses,’” which is illegal under federal law, Ohlheiser and DeBonis write. Planned Parenthood acknowledged that some women choose to donate fetal tissue to research, but the organization only charges money to cover “the cost of processing those donations.”

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