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Blackburn Statement on Planned Parenthood Decision to Stop Accepting Money for Fetal Tissue Donations


10.13.15

“This is exactly why the House is investigating abortion practices and how we can better protect life.”

WASHINGTON, DC – Energy and Commerce Committee Vice Chair Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) issued the following statement in reaction to Planned Parenthood’s announcement that they would no longer accept reimbursements for donating fetal tissue.

“I’m glad to see Planned Parenthood is finally recognizing the need to end this disgusting practice. It’s about time,” Blackburn said. “However, there are still many questions yet to be answered surrounding Planned Parenthood’s business practices and relationships with the procurement organizations. This is exactly why the House is investigating abortion practices and how we can better protect life.”

 

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