Planned Parenthood Admits Trafficking Aborted Fetal Parts In Criminal Hearing
Abortion industry workers admitted harvesting body parts in San Francisco court
A Planned Parenthood official has admitted to trafficking the body parts of aborted babies during a preliminary hearing in the criminal case against the Center for Medical Progress.
Video journalists with the Center for Medical Progress (CMP), David Daleiden and Sandra Merritt, are facing 15 felony charges after exposing the abortion provider’s unethical trade in baby body parts in series of undercover videos.
The videos revealed the fetal tissue trafficking practice of Planned Parenthood and its partners in the biomedical procurement industry, during the hearing's second week in San Francisco.
The undercover journalists are the first to be criminally prosecuted in the history of the state of California, as Liberty Counsel has pointed out, indicating that the charges appear to be politically motivated.
The journalists were given 15 felony charges by the office of the California Attorney General (AG) including its former AG, current U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris, along with her successor, Xavier Becerra.
Harris received campaign donations from Planned Parenthood, and she and her office raided Daleiden’s home and seized his personal property, instead of prosecuting the abortion giant.
Liberty Counsel continued:
Before founding StemExpress, “Doe 12” was a tissue procurement technician for Advanced Bioscience Resources, responsible for collecting and harvesting baby body parts from Planned Parenthood.
In her sworn testimony, “Doe 12” admitted that when a fetal brain is able to be harvested, it is because the baby’s head may still be attached to the body after being pulled out of the womb.
When confronted with her statements on undercover video about shipping “intact cases,” she also did not deny that StemExpress harvests and transfers unborn children from completely intact abortions.
When “Doe 12” was questioned about StemExpress’ connection with studies that require a beating heart, she hesitated.
When the judge demanded an answer, she said reluctantly, “Yes, we have provided heart tissue to Stanford [University].”
But former Planned Parenthood medical director, “Doe 9,” recently contradicted her testimony.
According to Breitbart, a video played in court showed “Doe 9,” while eating lunch in a restaurant with undercover journalists Daleiden and Merritt, discussing how she participates in the sale of body parts of aborted babies.
On September 4, “Doe 9” initially testified, according to Liberty Counsel, that she had been “shocked” by CMP’s video because, she said, the lunch had been edited to make it appear she said things she never actually said.
The following day, however, “Doe 9” admitted in court that the video was accurate and that her discussions with the video journalists had not been edited or altered.
Additionally, witness “Doe 7,” a non-physician who performed surgical abortions for Planned Parenthood Northern California, had also testified that she regularly provided tissue from babies she aborted at Planned Parenthood, as CMP reported.
Daleiden is represented by Thomas More Society (TMS). Peter Breen, TMS vice president, said in a statement:
Everything that Planned Parenthood and the National Abortion Federation have been trying to do is an attempt to shut down and silence anyone who knows about their scheme to sell baby parts and organs for profit.
Their cruel practices have involved exterminating babies born alive and manipulating abortion techniques without informing the women they’ve victimized.
These bad players – the abortion industry movers and shakers – are doing terrible things for money.
They are not acting in the best interests of their patients. And they are chopping up and shipping out these little preborn children like they are cattle being turned into hamburger.”
Mat Staver, Liberty Counsel chairman, said in a statement, “It sounds like a gross science fiction movie.”
“However, this preliminary hearing will continue to reveal the real crimes are the illegal and violent acts performed on innocent children to be sold for profit,” he added.