Watch defiant Planned Parenthood president as unedited fetal organ bartering footage rolls

Barbara Boland
The Washington Examiner
7/26/2015

ABC “This Week’s” host George Stephanopoulos asked a series of questions that seemed designed to provoke some introspection from Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards, but instead she repeatedly asserted that controversial undercover videos were “highly edited” by a “militant” anti-abortion group that seeks to “entrap doctors” who do “not profit at all from fetal tissue donation,” even as unedited footage rolled of high-level executives haggling over fetal organ prices.

Richards started by comparing the video makers, the Center for Medical Progress, to those who bomb abortion clinics or murder abortionists…

…”This was actually a three year effort to entrap doctors; they were completely unsuccessful … now they’re using these very highly edited videos … they have zero credibility; they set up a fake company; they apparently used fake government IDs; they faked tax filings; and completely falsified what they were about.”…

…Richards, who had just mischaracterized the video, stares at Stephanopoulos with an angry no-teeth grin as he asks, “If there’s no financial benefit to the clinics, why are they haggling over the cost?”

“They’re not!” she shot back angrily. “The only people haggling in these videos are the undercover folks who are absolutely trying to entrap doctors! And they were completely unsuccessful!”…

 

 

The complete article, with video, is at The Washington Examiner.

 

 

Related:  Cruz: McConnell Blocked Amendments for Kate’s Law, Defunding Planned Parenthood (audio)

…“Now, let me tell you all the amendments Mitch McConnell blocked because he wants to reauthorize this corporate welfare and cronyism. He blocked my amendment to defund Planned Parenthood. In the wake of these gruesome videos, where they appear to admit to multiple felonies, we should be defunding them, and we should defund them this week. He blocked my amendment to repeal the Congressional exception from Obamacare. He doesn’t want a vote on that. It’s another of example of cronyism…

 

 

Should We Defund Planned Parenthood? This Union Leader Says

With recent calls to defund Planned Parenthood after an official was caught on camera discussing how to harvest fetal organs, AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka stepped up Friday to defend the group…

 

 
Update: Kamala Harris to review group behind Planned Parenthood abortion videos

Harris agrees to look into allegations raised by House Democrats

Videos have renewed debate about abortions amid presidential primary

…Reps. Jan Schakowsky, Zoe Lofgren, Jerry Nadler and Yvette Clarke cited reports that founder David Daleiden filed paperwork to create a phony entity. They also asked the state’s top law enforcement official to look into possible violations of the Invasion of Privacy Act, which bars recording people without their permission.

“We will carefully review the allegations raised in your letter to determine whether there were any violations of California law,” Harris, a Democratic candidate for the U.S. Senate, wrote in a reply Friday.

“This office will also review any materials filed by the Center for Medical Progress with the Attorney General’s Registry of Charitable Trusts to determine whether the organization violated laws including, but not limited to, our registration and reporting requirements.”…

 

 

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