Thursday, October 22, 2015

Short segment of conversation with Planned Parenthood exec at NAF conference released has posted a short segment of a conversation between undercover reporters of the Center for Medical Progress and Deb VanderHei at the National Abortion Federation Conference on April 21, 2015.  GotNews claims it was released to them by source on Capitol Hill and more segment will be released. 

During the conversation, VanderHei mentions that some affiliates may want to increase revenue by selling the body parts of aborted children and that Planned Parenthood national offices could nothing about it if they did. 

Life Links 10/22/15

Nightline has a segment on the #ShoutYourAbortion hashtag.  It’s a complete puff piece which calls 200K tweets an “internet sensation.”

The city of Portland has agreed to pay the legal fees of abortion protesters in buffer zone lawsuit. 
The city will pay each of the plaintiffs nominal damages of $1, and a total of $56,500 in legal fees, according to a consent judgment approved Oct. 8 by Judge Nancy Torresen in U.S. District Court in Portland.

Planned Parenthood has plans to build a $5 million clinic in Spokane, Washington.  The clinic it is replacing does abortions. 
The nonprofit has started a $2 million capital campaign and already has raised $1.2 million toward the project, Planned Parenthood spokeswoman Tiffany Harms said. The facility will replace its existing health center, 123 E. Indiana Ave., and is slated to open in winter 2017, according to the release. It will be built just east of the current health center, which will be torn down once the new one is open.