Tag: Abortion

Federal judges say Roe v. Wade obsolete

It’s a push for the U.S. Supreme Court to revisit its rulings on abortion.   And it’s coming from judges on two federal appeals courts, the 8th and the 5th circuits.   “The court’s viability standard has proven unsatisfactory because it gives too little consideration to the ‘substantial state interest in potential life throughout pregnancy,’” […]

Another Planned Parenthood Doctor Haggling Price of Body Parts

Dr. Mary Gatter, President of Planned Parenthood’s Medical Director’s Council, is asked, “What would you expect for intact tissue?”   Gatter starts to haggle immediately, “Why don’t you start by telling me what you’re used to paying?”   When pushed for a number, Gatter says, “Well, you know in negotiations the person who throws out […]

Doctors Refute Planned Parenthood’s Defense It Uses Aborted Fetal Tissue For Scientific Progress

“There’s nothing that can’t be done without fetal tissue,” Carson said on Fox News Channel’s The Kelly File. “[I]t’s been over-promised what the benefits of fetal research would be. And very much under-delivered.”   Yet, the promise of medical research was the defense given for the discussion by Planned Parenthood’s senior medical director, seen in […]

GOP Rep.: Case For Defunding Planned Parenthood ‘Has Never Been Stronger’

Earlier in the day the Center for Medical Progress released a second video showing the President of Planned Parenthood Federation of America’s Medical Director’s Council, Mary Gatter, negotiating the price of body tissue with an undercover actor posing as a “buyer.”   “Once again we are at a loss for words by the brazen manner […]

Kirsten Powers: Crush Planned Parenthood

Nucatola had been caught on an undercover video talking to anti-abortion activists posing as representatives of a biological tissue procurement company. The abortion doctor said, “I’d say a lot of people want liver,” and “a lot of people want intact hearts these days.” Explaining how she could perform later-term abortions to aid the harvesting of such intact […]

Rand Paul wants to defund Planned Parenthood

Sen. Rand Paul has pledged to defund Planned Parenthood, as have several other Republicans seeking the 2016 GOP presidential nomination, and he may set up a roadblock to the federal highway funding bill this week to do so.   His efforts are in response to the undercover video released last week that shows Dr. Deborah […]

Planned Parenthood head apologizes for official’s fetal organ comments, as fallout grows

Planned Parenthood’s president apologized Thursday for comments made by the group’s medical research director in a secretly recorded conversation about collecting fetal body parts, as outrage over the graphic video mounted on Capitol Hill where lawmakers are launching several investigations.  Cecile Richards, president of the Planned Parenthood Federation of America, defended the organization’s practices and […]

Supreme Court blocks Texas abortion-clinic rules

The Supreme Court refused on Monday to allow Texas to enforce restrictions that would force 10 abortion clinics to close.   The justices voted 5-4 to grant an emergency appeal from the clinics after a federal appeals court upheld new regulations and refused to keep them on hold while the clinics appealed to the Supreme […]

Science Confirms Unborn Children Feel Intense Pain During Abortions

The U.S. House Of Representatives recently passed an act that would prohibit abortions from 20 weeks after fertilization, except in cases of rape, incest or when the life of a mother is endangered. A photograph in the womb at this stage of development is shown above.   The legislation states that its purpose is to […]

Doctors, midwives revolt over mandatory abortions

While there was an uproar in the United States and a successful court challenge to President Obama’s plans to require people to pay into a fund for abortions, in Sweden officials have carried the mandate much further, according to the complaint submitted by the European Center for Law and Justice.   Director Gregor Puppinck wrote […]