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Planned Parenthood responds to controversial “body parts” video

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On Thursday, Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards responded to a controversial video released online earlier this week that alleged Planned Parenthood profits from the sale of body parts from aborted fetuses. Richards said, “I want to be really clear: The allegation that Planned Parenthood profits in any way from tissue donation is not true. Our donation programs — like any other high-quality health care providers — follow all laws and ethical guidelines.” Richards also took to Twitter to address GOP lawmakers who’ve been critical of the video:

She reminded candidates:

See Richards’ full statement here:

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Read the full story at CNN.

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