Still haven’t watched the videos?
Over the last several weeks, the Center for Medical Progress has released nine shocking undercover videos exposing Planned Parenthood’s gruesome practice of selling organs of aborted babies.
People need to watch these videos because they show exactly why $500 million in taxpayer money should be directed away from Planned Parenthood and towards health care providers that provide more comprehensive care and are not tainted by a national scandal.
Here are five important takeaways:
- Planned Parenthood may be collecting baby body parts without consent from women.
In one video, Holly O’Donnell, a former blood and tissue procurement technician for StemExpress, said that some baby parts were obtained without the mother’s consent: “If there was a higher gestation, and the technicians needed it, there were times where they would just take what they want,” O’Donnell said. “And these mothers don’t know. And there’s no way they would know.”
As part of its damage control efforts, Planned Parenthood’s president claims they acquire tissues from aborted babies “with full, appropriate consent from patients, under the highest ethical and legal standards.” But according to the video, this is contradicted by O’Donnell’s first-hand account of her experience inside a Planned Parenthood affiliate clinic.
- Planned Parenthood officials are seen haggling over the price of baby body parts.
One video shows Dr. Mary Gatter, president of Planned Parenthood’s Medical Director’s Council, saying that she doesn’t want to “lowball” on the price of aborted baby parts:
“Let me just figure out what others are getting, if this is in the ballpark, it’s fine, if it’s still low then we can bump it up. I want a Lamborghini.”
Another video shows Dr. Savita Ginde, vice president and medical director of Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains in Denver, discussing a “per-item” organ pricing scheme” because we can see how much we can get out of it.”
Melissa Farrell, director of research for Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast, admits that fetal tissue sales from her department help Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast’s finances: “my department contributes so much to the bottom line of our organization here.”