Washington – The president of Planned Parenthood says her organisation’s clinics never adjust the abortion procedure to better preserve foetal organs for medical research and the organisation’s charges only cover the cost of transmission to researchers.Planned Parenthood has come under congressional scrutiny after two stealthily recorded videos showed officials discussing how they provide aborted foetal organs for research.Abortion opponents have characterised the videos as showing the illegal harvesting and selling of organs.Planned Parenthood’s president, Cecile Richards, says the group has done nothing illegal and is the target of a political smear campaign.if(typeof za24_DisplayAd != “undefined”) za24_DisplayAd(“600×50″,”1″);<a href=”http://pubads.g.doubleclick.net/gampad/jump?iu=/8900/24.com/Web/News24/World/Articles&sz=600×50&c=1634240013&t=artid%3dcfba9472-da76-4b74-bc08-ebfd147c4ff8%26Places%3dus%26accreditation%3dap%26posno%3d1″ target=”_blank”><img src=”http://pubads.g.doubleclick.net/gampad/ad?iu=/8900/24.com/Web/News24/World/Articles&sz=600×50&c=1634240013&t=artid%3dcfba9472-da76-4b74-bc08-ebfd147c4ff8%26Places%3dus%26accreditation%3dap%26posno%3d1″ border=”0″ alt=””></a>Richards says organ removal takes place in a handful of states. She says it’s laudable that women choose to make foetal tissue donations to potentially save the lives of other people.

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