Responding to a argumentative video expelled by an anti-abortion organisation this week, Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul on Friday renewed his call to finish sovereign appropriation of Planned Parenthood.
â€œThe new explanation that this taxpayer-funded classification is offered physique tools of a unborn serve proves that this group deserves a scorn, not a taxation dollars,â€ Paul pronounced in a news recover from his presidential campaign. His Senate bureau expelled a identical statement.
Paulâ€™s statements impute to a video expelled by a California-based Center for Medical Progress that uncover a Planned Parenthood central articulate about tools of aborted fetuses. The Center for Medical Progress says a video papers that Planned Parenthood sells fetal hankie for profit.
But Planned Parenthood says a assign is false. â€œThe claim that Planned Parenthood increase in any approach from hankie concession is not true. Our concession programs, like any other high peculiarity health caring providerâ€™s, follow all laws and reliable guidelines,â€ pronounced Cecile Richards, boss ofÂ Planned Parenthood Federation of America, saysÂ in matter posted on a Planned Parenthood website.
Richards apologized for a tinge of comments done in a video by a Planned Parenthood central â€“ a tinge she pronounced that does not simulate â€œthe merciful careÂ that we provide.â€
Paul joins a carol of regressive inaugurated officials who have denounced Planned Parenthood since of a argumentative video. Paul pronounced that subsequent week he will deliver an amendment to tentative legislation â€œto immediately frame each dollar of Planned Parenthood funding.â€ He pronounced Planned Parenthood perceived about $528 million in taxpayer appropriation in 2013-14.
Loftus reports forÂ TheÂ (Louisville, Ky.)