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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Spotlight: Boehner to Tea Party: Shut Yourself Down

Boehner to Tea Party: Shut Yourself Down >by: Margaret Carlson – Oct 15, 2013 | Bloomberg | Re-post Oct 16, 2013 | “Thank you, Mr. President. Signed, John Boehner.”  Deep beneath the year-round tan, the Camel Ultra Lights and the merlot, there beats a grateful heart. Somebody had to take on the Tea Party that has turned Boehner’s tenure as House speaker into a living hell. Too bad for Republicans, […]

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