by Steven Ertelt
To that end, the House today approved a a Select Panel on abortion and the sale of aborted baby body parts that will spend a year thoroughly investigating the Planned Parenthood abortion business amid the brewing scandal of it selling aborted babies and appearing to break multiple federal laws in so doing. The Select Panel is being formed in response to the information revealed by the videos released by Center for Medical Progress and it will consist of eight Republicans and five Democrats. The work of this panel will be in addition to the ongoing investigations at the Judiciary Committee and Oversight and Government Reform Committee.
“Our investigation has raised many more questions than we’ve been able to find answers,” said pro-life Rep. Marsha Blackburn,. a Tennessee Republican expected to lead the panel. “We need to have a national conversation about these practices. This is a discussion we cannot shy away from.”
“This is about getting answers to questions about how we treat and protect life in this country,” she added. “This is a discussion that this country must have; we cannot shy away from what is an unsettling topic. The allegations raised in these disturbing and abhorrent videos have led us to ask: What have we come to in this country? This select panel will allow us to have this conversation and help us get the facts about how infant lives are being treated...”
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