Unspinning the Planned Parenthood Video

Published July 31, 2015 by wallacedarwin

Several Republican presidential candidates have claimed that Planned Parenthood is “profiting” from abortions. But the full, unedited video they cite as evidence shows a Planned Parenthood executive repeatedly saying its clinics want to cover their costs, not make money, when donating fetal tissue from abortions for scientific research.

Four experts in the field of human tissue procurement told us the price range discussed in the video — $30 to $100 per patient — represents a reasonable fee. “There’s no way there’s a profit at that price,” saidSherilyn J. Sawyer, the director of Harvard University and Brigham and Women’s Hospital’s “biorepository.”

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7/29/15

http://www.factcheck.org/2015/07/unspinning-the-planned-parenthood-video/

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