Planned Parenthood videos highlight questions about fetal tissue research

In this file photo, Cecile Richards, Planned Parenthood president, speaks in Orono, Maine. Richards denied any violation of laws regarding videos in which Planned Parenthood officials are seen discussing an alledged sale of tissue from aborted fetuses. (Robert F. Bukaty /

Planned Parenthood videos highlight questions about fetal tissue research – LA Times Who released the videos, and what is the dispute about? What does federal law say about procuring fetal tissue and organs following an abortion? What is Planned Parenthood’s response to these claims? What is done with the fetal tissue, and why is it so desirable for research? Why do antiabortion groups object to fetal tissue research? What gains […]

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Indiana clears Planned Parenthood of wrongdoing after videos

Indiana clears Planned Parenthood of wrongdoing after videos

Indiana clears Planned Parenthood of wrongdoing after videos | MSNBC >by: Associated Press |07/30/15 07:43 PM—Updated 07/30/15 08:10 PM| RePost: 08/01/2015 8:32:09 AM| Indiana on Thursday cleared Planned Parenthood facilities that perform abortions in the state of any wrongdoing in the handling of fetal tissue. Gov. Mike Pence, a Republican, on July 16 ordered an investigation of Planned Parenthood facilities in Indianapolis, Bloomington and Merrillville to see if organs from […]

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Planned Parenthood Abortion supporters get help from courts …

Abortion supporters get help from courts in video fight >by: Sudhin Thanawala | 08/01/2015 01:49 AM EDT |08/01/2015 8:18:26 AM | SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Abortion rights advocates locked in a public relations battle with abortion opponents over videos of Planned Parenthood leaders discussing the use of aborted fetuses got some good news from two courts in California. A federal judge in San Francisco on Friday blocked the release of […]

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Spotlight: Where Todd Akin and Paul Ryan agree, and disagree, on abortion

Where Todd Akin and Paul Ryan agree, and disagree, on abortion There’s nothing to indicate that Paul Ryan shares Rep. Todd Akin’s strange rationale for denying rape victims access to abortion. But the GOP’s vice presidential candidate opposes such abortions, nonetheless. >by David Grant, Staff writer / August 21, 2012 | Re-post DLU August 26, 2012| Washington -The interview question that hurtled Rep. Todd Akin (R) of Missouri into a world […]

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Spotlight: Where Todd Akin and Paul Ryan agree, and disagree, on abortion

Where Todd Akin and Paul Ryan agree, and disagree, on abortion There’s nothing to indicate that Paul Ryan shares Rep. Todd Akin’s strange rationale for denying rape victims access to abortion. But the GOP’s vice presidential candidate opposes such abortions, nonetheless. >by David Grant, Staff writer / August 21, 2012 | Re-post DLU August 26, 2012| Washington -The interview question that hurtled Rep. Todd Akin (R) of Missouri into a world […]

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