Documents Show Planned Parenthood Sold 22 Specimens in a Single Day at San Jose Abortion Clinic

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Internal StemExpress documents provided by the Center for Medical Progress show the one-day haul of fetal body parts from a single Planned Parenthood clinic in San Jose, California.

On January 10, 2013 StemExpress procured 22 specimens from the Mar Monte Planned Parenthood Clinic, most of which were “maternal blood.” Nine specimens, however, were from aborted babies, including two livers, one thymus, and the rest were what is called fetal chorionic villi, which are connective tissue that allows the flow of blood from mother to baby.

According to an internal rate-sheet apparently used at the time by StemExpress, Planned Parenthood would have received between $15 and $45 per specimen depending on the specimen provided and the over all number provided. Body parts like livers, lungs, hearts, testis, and rectums paid the most with umbilical cord blood paying the least.

Based on the documents provided by the Center for Medical Progress it is estimated that the San Jose facility took in $425 that day, including $240 for fetal body parts. This may seem minuscule, but it adds up. Assuming this was a typical day and that the facility is open at least six days a week, the facility could have made $1,440 a week and $74.880 each year on baby body parts.

According to David Daleiden of the Center for Medical Progress, there are other Planned Parenthood offices nearby in Sacramento, Fresno and Stockton, meaning the amount of money from StemExpress to Planned Parenthood for baby body parts could be enormous.

Planned Parenthood insists the payments from StemExpress are related to legally allowed expenses only.

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