For Immediate Release
Contact: Marcos Espinoza – 559-229-2229 – Marcos@rtlcc.org
Protest of Fresno Planned Parenthood Set for August 22
Fresno CA – In light of recent revelations of selling aborted baby parts, Right to Life of Central California is calling for a protest at the Fresno Planned Parenthood (PP) abortion clinic on August 22, 2015. The protest will begin at 9am and last until 11am. This effort corresponds with protests taking place at PP abortion facilities all across America as part of the National Protest of Planned Parenthood to raise awareness about PP’s trafficking of aborted baby parts.
Undercover videos (see link below) released by the Center for Medical Progress reveal that several Planned Parenthood abortion clinics, with the sanction of the Planned Parenthood Federation of America, may be involved in the harvesting of body parts of unborn children aborted in their facilities and profiting from their sale contrary to Federal laws that prohibit such practices. Moreover, the videos raise many not only legal questions but also several ethical issues, such as the exploitation of the unborn for financial gain and the possible altering of the abortion procedure, not for the benefit of the women, but to enhance the procurement of in-tact specimens. The videos show high-level Planned Parenthood executives haggling over pricing of fetal specimens.
As a consequence of this public scandal, several states have initiated investigations of Planned Parenthood and legislation has been introduced in Congress to defund the abortion giant that currently receives 500 million dollars of tax-payer money.
Who: Right to Life of Central California
What: Prayer, and holding signs calling attention to PP’s baby parts trafficking
Where: Planned Parenthood, 650 N. Fulton, Fresno, CA 93728
When: August 22, 2015 from 9:00am-11:00am
*Important Instructions for participants:
This will be a peaceful, prayerful protest, all participants will be asked to sign a statement of peace; to abide by all state and federal laws, and condemn abortion related violence in all forms.
Please feel free to create and bring your own signs to the protest. We would ask that you refrain from bringing signs with abstract photos backdrop, due to the fact that we will have trained sidewalk counselors on site to reach out to women who may be facing an unplanned pregnancy. Parking: Please DO NOT park on Fulton St directly in front of or across from Planned Parenthood. Parking is available on E. Thomas Ave just off of Fulton.
If you have any questions regarding the event please email Marcos@rtlcc.org
Join us as we unite with thousands of Pro-Life events across the nation to #ProtestPP and demand that the dignity of all human life be respected here in Fresno and across our nation.
Intact Fetuses. The legal ramifications for Planned Parenthood are expanding as the Director of Research at Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast admits they are able to harvest “Intact Fetal Cadavers”
“If we alter our process, and we are able to obtain intact fetal cadavers… it’s all just a matter of line items” Melissa Farrell – Director of Research, Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast
In this horrifying new video release, undercover investigators meet with employees at the largest and most profitable Planned Parenthood affiliate in Texas; their discoveries are grisly, as they are informed of how profitable the practice of fetal cadaver donation is and shown a 16 week old “specimen”.
Below are a few disturbing facts and quotes revealed in this new video.
Farrell admits their practice of altering the abortion procedure to obtain specific parts needed by researchers and even more disturbingly their ability to produce intact fetal cadavers.
“So if we alter our process… and we are able to obtain intact fetal cadavers, then we are able to make it part of the budget, that any dissections are this, and splitting the specimens into different shipments is this. I mean that’s – it’s all just a matter of line items.”
This raises the question: Are babies being born alive in Planned Parenthood’s clinics and then shipped intact to research facilities?
Farrell also indicates that the doctors are involved and can “Make it happen” as many have collected their own specimens for research.
Fetal Tissue Donation is profitable to Planned Parenthood.
“And then, I think everyone realizes, especially because my department contributes so much to the bottom line of our organization here.”
Towards the end of the video the undercover researchers are shown samples of the days “specimens” in the Products of Conception Lab.
“Oh, at 20 [weeks], it was a twin, I know what you mean. 20 [weeks] gestational age.”
Abortions performed after 20 weeks are illegal in Texas (Texas Senate bill 5, passed in 2013). Farrell mentions samples up to 22 weeks gestation and in the “Products of Conception” lab they discuss 20 & 22 “weekers”.
“It depends, thymus is really difficult, whenever we do like the 20-, 22 -weekers, we do. We get a lot better -“
Decide for yourself whether this should be legal and funded by our tax dollars. See more information and expanded footage at the Center for Medical Progress
Video #11: Planned Parenthood Texas Doctor: Harvesting intact Fetal Heads “Will give me something to strive for”
Video #10: Top Planned Parenthood Exec: Baby Parts Sales “A Valid Exchange,” Can Make “A Fair Amount of Income”
Video #9: Planned Parenthood Baby Parts Vendor ABR Pays Off Clinics, Intact Fetuses “Just Fell Out”
Video #8:Planned Parenthood Baby Parts Buyer StemExpress Wants “Another 50 Livers/Week”
Video #7: “Human Capital” Episode 3: “It’s heart was beating…” “She gave me the scissors and told me that I had to cut down the middle of the face…”
Video #6: “Human Capital” Episode 2: Planned Parenthood Fails to Obtain Consent
Video #5: Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast, “Intact Fetuses”
Video # 4 Planned Parenthood Rocky Mountains – “Sometimes, if we get, if someone delivers before we get to see them for a procedure, then we are intact.”
Video #3: “Human Capital” Stem Express Employee Speaks out.
Video #2 Planned Parenthood Federation of America’s Medical Directors’ Council President, Dr. Mary Gatter. Negotiations for Fetal Tissue “Donations”.
Video #1: Planned Parenthood Federation of America’s Senior Director of Medical Services, Dr. Deborah Nucatola: Altering Abortion Procedures to obtain parts.