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Planned Parenthood Responds: Organ Harvesting Video ‘Heavily-Edited’

Planned Parenthood (2)Planned Parenthood has responded to the hidden camera video of one of its executives Deborah Nucatola bragging about harvesting fetal organs, dismissing the video as false and heavily-edited.

“A well-funded group established for the purpose of damaging Planned Parenthood’s mission and services has promoted a heavily-edited, secretly recorded videotape that falsely portrays Planned Parenthood’s participation in tissue donation programs that support lifesaving scientific research,” the statement reads in part. (It’s worth noting that alongside the “heavily-edited” video, TheCenterForMedicalProgress.org also released the full two-and-a-half hour video)

“In health care, patients sometimes want to donate tissue to scientific research that can help lead to medical breakthroughs, such as treatments and cures for serious diseases,” the press releases continues. “Women at Planned Parenthood who have abortions are no different.”

“There is no financial benefit for tissue donation for either the patient of for Planned Parenthood. In some instances, actual costs, such as the cost to transport tissue to leading research centers are reimbursed, which is standard across the medical field.”

Read the full statement below:

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