“We will hold organizations that provide abortions to the strictest standards and scrutiny, and we will continue to do all that we can to cultivate a culture of life in the state”, Pence said.
When asked about the video Thursday, House Speaker John Boehner said, “I could talk about the video, but I’d vomit”. This is unacceptable, and I personally apologize for the staff member’s tone and statements.
Russell MooreRussell Moore, president of the SBC Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission, said in a blog July 14 he was shocked by a video released by The Center for Medical Progress.
Jindal is the latest GOP presidential candidate to take aim at Planned Parenthood after a controversial video sparked new outrage over possible illegal practices.
Over wine and salad, she answered questions about the organization providing fetal tissue to researchers – typically for a fee. And people who are too lazy to know what they’re talking about, but think “baby parts” sounds real bad and illegal, are demanding justice for aborted fetal tissue, or whatever, who cares, the point is BOO PLANNED PARENTHOOD!
Planned Parenthood says it legally helps women who want to make not-for-profit donations of their fetus’ organs for scientific research and doesn’t profit.
The states of Louisiana and Texas are launching investigations following the video’s release. “This isn’t what people want their state elected officials to spend their time on”.
“The sale or purchase of human fetal tissue is a federal felony punishable by up to 10 years in prison and a fine of up to $500,000 (42 U.S.C. 289g-2).”
The Center for Medical Progress claims Nucatola said the organization profits from selling these specimens – though she doesn’t say it explicitly in the video.
Republican James Lankford represents Oklahoma in the United States Senate.
“We are proud to support women making their own health care decisions by expanding reproductive health services in an area where women have faced extreme barriers for too long”, Laura McQuade, president and CEO of Planned Parenthood of Kansas and Mid-Missouri, said in a statement.
Mike Knuffke and his group, the San Antonio Family Association, fought hard to keep the new Planned Parenthood clinic from opening.
The issue exploded this week with release of an undercover video that abortion opponents shot of a national Planned Parenthood executive graphically discussing the collection and distribution of tissue from aborted fetuses. Among the items he’s seeking are any memos or presentations on the subject, plus any contracts local Planned Parenthood chapters have with companies that collect such tissue for research. Babies were discussed, in the video, like they are an item to be casually harvested then purchased in a grocery story.
“The video is absolutely horrifying, confirming practices that are outrageous and abhorrent”, she said.
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She went on to say that “If you induce a demise before the procedure, nobody’s going to say you did a “live”-whatever the federal government calls it. Partial-birth abortion…”””