The undercover videos released by Center For Medical Progress (CMP) earlier in the year have finally generated a positive government response. On the first of December, the House Energy & Commerce Committee’s Select Investigative Panel for Infant Lives announced that it has referred Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast to Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton for criminal prosecution for its role in selling the baby parts of aborted babies. Eight other organizations involved in selling baby parts, were also referred to their local Attorneys General.
The committee’s work began with the Center For Medical Progress undercover videos. The Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast referral was spurred by the 5th of those videos. The video of this chapter of Planned Parenthood selling baby parts, which was taken at Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast’s office (it’s embedded at the bottom of this post). Along with some documents garnered from Texas Public Information Act request (the state equivalent of a FIOA request ) the video demonstrates that Planned Parenthood was using accounting gimmicks to hide its illegal sale of parts, and also that the doctors were changing the way they conducted abortions in order to have better intact human baby remains to harvest for profit.
On April 9, 2015 CMPs David Daleiden and Sandra Merritt from made an undercover visit to the Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast’s (PPGC) abortion center in Houston. The CMP personnel met with PPGC Director of Research Melissa Farrell, who has overseen the organization’s sale of baby parts since 2006 (they don’t call them aborted babies, they prefer the more sterile “products of conception.”
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