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Planned Parenthood Uses Partial-Birth Abortions to Sell Baby Parts

EMBARGOED UNTIL 8:00 A.M. ET, 14 JULY 2015 #PPSellsBabyParts PLANNED PARENTHOOD’S TOP DOCTOR, PRAISED BY CEO, USES PARTIAL-BIRTH ABORTIONS TO SELL BABY PARTS PPFA Senior Director of Medical Services Deborah Nucatola, Other Planned Parenthood Leadership Documented Selling Aborted Baby Parts in 3-Year Investigative Journalism Study Contact: David Daleiden, media@centerformedicalprogress.org, 949.734.0859 LOS ANGELES, July 14—New undercover footage shows Planned Parenthood Federation of America’s Senior Director of Medical Services, Dr. Deborah Nucatola, describing how Planned Parenthood sells the body parts of aborted fetuses, and admitting she uses partial-birth abortions to supply intact body parts. In the video, Nucatola is at a business lunch with actors posing as buyers from a human biologics company. As head of PPFA’s Medical Services department, Nucatola has overseen medical practice at all Planned Parenthood locations since 2009. She also trains new Planned Parenthood abortion doctors and performs abortions herself at Planned Parenthood Los Angeles up to 24 weeks. The buyers ask Nucatola, “How much of a difference can that actually make, if you know kind of what’s expected, or what we need?” “It makes a huge difference,” Nucatola replies.

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That Video “Exposing” Planned Parenthood’s Sale of Fetal Tissue Is Completely Misleading

The conservative media is aflutter thinking it has a “gotcha” against Planned Parenthood: a video supposedly exposing the organization for “selling” fetal body parts, which is against the law. The video, created by a group called the Center for Medical Progress but distributed and promoted by Live Action, shows Planned Parenthood's senior director of medical services Deborah Nucatola at a lunch meeting with people who apparently pretended to be medical research organizers seeking donated fetal tissue. But of course, Nucatola's actually dining with conservative operatives running one of the many “stings” that Live Action is built on promoting. (The organization has also attempted to scare people about Planned Parenthood's acceptance of patients who practice BDSM and to portray sex-selective abortion as common when it is not.) But this isn't evidence of wrongdoing. It's another masterful piece of propaganda.

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Seven Things You Should Know About the Oregon Bakers | Jim Daly

By now you’ve heard the news: the devout Christian bakers in Oregon who declined to bake a cake for a same-sex wedding ceremony because of their faith convictions have been fined $135,000. They’ve been told to pay this week.

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These ‘Skylodge Adventure Suites’ Look Both Terrifying and Amazing

A travel company called Natura Vive has created these cable-suspended “Adventure Suites” that offer travelers the most terrifying—and breathtaking—sleep experience imaginable. Their “Skylodge Adventure Suites” hang 400-feet off of the ground on a cliff in Peru’s Sacred Valley. But, in order to get to your room for the evening, travelers must first climb the mountain itself. Thankfully, the tour guides have rigged the cliff with a series of zip lines to make the trip even more awesomely scary.

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Archbishop Desmond Tutu admitted to hospital – Premier Premier

Retired archbishop Desmond Tutu has been admitted to a Cape Town hospital due to a persistent infection.

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Church leaders sign domestic violence declaration – Premier Radio

"What this declaration says to perpetrators of domestic violence is that we, as faith leaders, will not tolerate it, nor remain silent about it, but, recognising the unique and positive opportunities we have within our faith communities, will challenge abusive patterns of behaviour, whether physical, sexual, psychological or spiritual, that have become too common within our faiths and wider society."

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Sudan: Defence close case in pastor's trial – Premier Radio

The defence team in the trial of two South Sudanese pastors accused of undermining the Sudanese constitution has closed its case.