By DEXTER DUGGAN
PHOENIX — After revelations of two national Planned Parenthood executives casually chatting about altering abortion procedures so as to preserve unborn babies’ organs for a mutually negotiated dollar amount paid by buyers, nine states’ officials began investigating Planned Parenthood’s tactics.
Abortion providers clearly looking to secure a better price and sell organs would break the law, as they also would if changing the abortion tactics to improve organ recovery. Nevertheless, some state officials were accused by critics only of pandering to conservatives by starting investigations.
The PP executives’ conversations were in the first of two sting videos released in July by the California-based, pro-life Center for Medical Progress, with even more damaging videos on the way, including the third one which was released July 28 (centerformedicalprogress.org).
Dr. Deborah Nucatola, in the first video, ate salad and drank wine in a restaurant while she casually talked about ways to “crush” babies in a way to preserve their organs.
In the second video, Dr. Mary Gatter, also in a restaurant, talked about negotiating prices and said she’d check with an abortionist about using a “less crunchy” method so the executed babies’ desired organs would be in better condition. … Continue Reading