Planned Parenthood Fetal Tissue Scandal Under Investigation

During an interview this week with former Vanity Fair editor-in-chief Tina Brown at the Women in the World Texas Salon Richards praised artificial birth control as she and Brown incorrectly conflated NFP with the “Rhythm method.”

This letter asked for unredacted documents from that committee, which had been investigating Planned Parenthood.

"Given this investigation, Congress should refuse to give another cent of its over $400 billion in annual federal funding to Planned Parenthood", said Perkins.

"At this point", Boyd wrote, "the records are intended for investigative use only-we understand that a resolution from the Senate may be required if the Department were to use any of the unredacted materials in a formal legal proceeding, such as a grand jury". CMP founder David Daleiden is now under indictment in California.

"The practice of selling fetal tissue has been going on at Planned Parenthood for some time, as we've seen with the videos that came out", Fox said, referring to an undercover probe conducted in 2015 by the Center for Medical Progress, a pro-life activist group, that recorded meetings with Planned Parenthood officials during which they discussed the sale of fetal tissue.

Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley's 2016 report claimed that executive branch agencies had failed to monitor the industry and - after reviewing 20,000 documents voluntarily submitted by Planned Parenthood and a number of other organizations - called on the Justice Department to investigate.

As Planned Parenthood Vice President of Government Affairs Dana Singiser said last month, following Grassley's recommendation, this GOP fantasy has been investigated multiple times in Congress and in more than a dozen states.

Despite Republican majorities in the U.S. House, U.S. Senate, and White House - and many political promises to defund Planned Parenthood in 2017 - the abortion giant continues to receive massive amounts of tax dollars through Medicaid and Title X grants. Daleiden and his lawyers were held in contempt of court earlier this year for violating this seal and releasing additional footage.

The DOJ letter, dated December 7, was addressed to Republican Sen. Sens. Richard Shelby, John McCain, Dan Coats, Chuck Grassley, Thad Cochran and Orrin Hatch were among the 39 Republicans who voted for the bill.

Grassley also criticized the Justice Department for not properly doing its job.

News of the letter was first reported by The Daily Beast.

Democrats on Capitol Hill castigated the department for the "flagrant politicization of its mission", as Representative Jerrold Nadler of NY, the top Democrat on the House Judiciary Committee, put it.

"I hope that there isn't a partisan goal in taking this action and that the department handles the chairman's request in a professional and ethical manner", Feinstein said in a statement.

The investigation is the culmination of an undercover effort sparked by activists two years ago, who filmed their prospective purchase of fetal tissue from Planned Parenthood. But, the seeming disregard for the law by these entities has been fueled by decades of utter failure by the Justice Department to enforce it.

"These accusations are baseless, and a part of a widely discredited attempt to end access to reproductive health care at Planned Parenthood".

The FBI also requested unredacted documents from the Senate Judiciary Committee last month.

"The videos show the true face of Planned Parenthood; one that is obsessed with exploiting every possible profit stream from their abortion business at the expense of the women they purport to serve", Newman continued. In 2016, Grassley handed the report over to the FBI, again demanding an investigation.

The Senate report included excerpts from a Planned Parenthood-commissioned Fusion GPS analysis of the videos, which found them to be deceptively edited and missing large chunks of Daleiden's conversations with the Planned Parenthood staff.

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