(Dallas Morning News) Citing the recent release of "gruesome videos" taken inside Planned Parenthood abortion clinics that were considering donating fetal tissue, Gov. Greg Abbott announced a new anti-abortion initiative Friday.
"Treating unborn children as commodities to be sold is an abomination. The barbaric practice of harvesting and selling baby body parts must end," Abbott said in a statement.
The Center for Medical Progress, an anti-abortion group, has released several undercover videos in which its staff posed as representatives of a tissue procurement organization seeking to obtain fetal tissue. The graphic footage shows conversations with Planned Parenthood staff about how much it would cost to obtain tissue from aborted fetuses.
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