(People's World) -- An individual with ties to far-right video scammers has launched a new video attack on Planned Parenthood, the nation's leading provider of health care to women. And, as with past such shady scams, Republican politicians are jumping on board, launching congressional probes of the nationally respected organization and calling once again for defunding Planned Parenthood's health services.
The new "undercover" videos purport to show Planned Parenthood staffers saying the organization profits from selling fetal tissue from abortions to scientists. The claim is that Planned Parenthood engages in criminal body part trafficking.
In response, Planned Parenthood Federation of America President Cecile Richards charged that "An organization that opposes safe and legal abortions used secretly recorded, heavily edited videos to make outrageous claims about programs that help women make tissue donations for medical research."
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