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Anti-abortion groups ask Justice Department for Planned Parenthood investigation


Anti-abortion groups ask Justice Department for Planned Parenthood investigation
Washington Examiner

Anti-abortion groups on Tuesday asked the Justice Department to open an investigation into whether Planned Parenthood has illegally sold fetal tissue obtained from abortions.The groups, which include March for Life and Susan B. Anthony List, are echoing charges made by the Center for Medical Progress, an anti-abortion organization that secretly taped videos that purported to show Planned Parenthood staff discussing the sale of fetal tissue, which is illegal. The videos, which were released in July 2015, launched congressional hearings, a House select panel and various state investigations."The previous administration decided to turn a blind eye to the wrongdoing, which led to the creation of the select panel," the groups wrote in a letter to Attorney General Jeff Sessions and FBI Acting Director Andrew McCabe.

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