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Pro-Life Heads Press House Leaders: Defund ‘Barbaric’ Planned Parenthood

The leaders assert in a letter that the House’s Select Investigative Panel on Infant Lives has worked to uncover Planned Parenthood’s fetal tissue trafficking program and its “turn-key business relationship” with biomedical procurement company StemExpress. The outcome, they say, is that the panel has “established probable cause that federal law prohibiting the for-profit exchange of fetal tissue had been violated.”

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House Panel Issues Subpoenas for StemExpress Finance Records

The House Select Investigative Panel on Infant Lives has issued subpoenas in order to obtain the accounting and banking records of biomedical company StemExpress, which may have allegedly partnered with abortion business Planned Parenthood in a scheme to profit from the sale of the body parts of aborted babies.

Watch: National Abortion Federation Suggests ‘Group Purchasing Program’ Would Be ‘Win-Win’ in Sale of Baby Body Parts

A new Center for Medical Progress (CMP) video featuring previously unreleased footage of representatives from the National Abortion Federation (NAF) – the major trade group of abortion providers – shows the Planned Parenthood ally suggesting a “group purchasing program” to supply fetal tissue from aborted babies to buyers and encouraging them to exhibit at its annual meeting.

Texas Leaders Respond to Indictments of Pro-life Activists

A grand jury in Harris County, Texas, has declined to take any action against Houston-based Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast but has indicted the two people who took undercover videos. Texas leaders responded to the indictments of the pro-life activists by vowing to continue their investigation into the practices at Texas abortion facilities.

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John Boehner’s Adviser and Sister of StemExpress CEO Quietly Resigns

As the controversy over taxpayer funding of Planned Parenthood is likely to heat up when the House of Representatives’ recess ends, Speaker John Boehner’s health policy adviser – who is also the sister of Cate Dyer, CEO of StemExpress, which has partnered with Planned Parenthood – has quietly resigned from her position on Boehner’s staff.

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Rand Paul to Headline #WomenBetrayed Rally in D.C.

National pro-life groups Students for Life of America (SFLA) and Pro-Life Future (PLF) will host a #WomenBetrayed rally and press conference in the nation’s capital on Thursday, September 10, to call attention to their claim that while Planned Parenthood touts it promotes “women’s healthcare,” it has actually betrayed women through its practices of harvesting the body parts of women’s aborted babies for potential sale on the open market, as revealed in undercover videos.

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Planned Parenthood ‘Horror’ of ‘Carving Little Face,’ Say Pro-Life Leaders

“Today we learned of another life cut short by Planned Parenthood, a fully formed baby still intact with a heart still beating as technicians carve his little face in order to harvest a brain,” said Live Action president Lila Rose in a statement sent to Breitbart News. “It is difficult to even speak of such horror, and yet our nation allows and even funds these atrocities against our weakest children.”

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How Is ‘Stealing’ Baby Body Parts ‘Women’s Healthcare?’

“The new Center for Medical Progress video shows that Planned Parenthood is literally preying on women and stealing their blood and remains of their babies,” Kristan Hawkins tells Breitbart News. “The video featuring Holly O’Donnell from StemExpress reveals horrifying details of how her former company, in conjunction with Planned Parenthood, does not get consent from women to take their babies after abortion.”

New Planned Parenthood Video: Parents Didn’t Know Baby Organs Were Sold

She charges that techs working Planned Parenthood clinics didn’t always take the time to actually make that demand of the abortion mill’s clients: “If there was a higher gestation, and the technicians needed it, there were times when they would just take what they wanted. And these mothers don’t know. And there’s no way they would know.”

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House Committee Expands Planned Parenthood Probe

Though the House is officially in recess, committee chairman Rep. Fred Upton (R-MI), Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee chairman Joe Pitts (R-PA), committee vice chairman Marsha Blackburn (R-TN), and committee chairman emeritus Joe Barton (R-TX) signed letters to Planned Parenthood president Cecile Richards, StemExpress, Advanced Bioscience Resources, Inc. (ABR), and Novogenix Laboratories. A news release posted on the committee’s website states the request for further information “build[s] on the committee’s investigation into the shocking Planned Parenthood videos released in recent weeks.”

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StemExpress Offers Employees Bonuses, Mileage, Expenses For Procuring High-End Baby Parts

As observed at MRC TV, the policy document obtained by the Center for Medical Progress, which produced the videos exposing Planned Parenthood’s dealings in the transfer of aborted baby body parts for sale, shows that baby body “tissues” are divided into Categories A, B, and C, with “A” being the most desirable and lucrative for technicians in terms of compensation.

Boehner’s Health Policy Director is Sister of StemExpress Founder

StemExpress, located in Placerville, California, describes itself as “a multi-million dollar company that supplies human blood, tissue products, primary cells and other clinical specimens to biomedical researchers.” The company says it “offers the largest variety of raw material in the industry, as well as fresh, fixed and cryopreserved human primary cells.” In response to Breitbart News’ request for comment, Emily Schillinger, Boehner’s press secretary, said, “Charlotte Ivancic is a dedicated public servant who enjoys the utmost respect among her peers and Members of Congress. She has the Speaker’s complete trust and confidence in both her work and her character.”