Should The Government Defund Planned Parenthood?

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In the past year Planned Parenthood has been the topic of discussion in the Government and political circuit. A scandalous video came out this past year from an anti-abortion group who recorded employees of Planned Parenthood discussing the selling of fetal tissue to companies. Planned Parenthood has denied those allegations. It has been a heated argument among Democrats and Republicans, to keep, or to defund the organization. The issue was taken to the U.S. House of Representatives to discuss its fate in September of 2015 (Walsh, 2015). The bill did not end up passing, but many are still pushing to completely rid of the organization (Walsh, 2015). So, should the Government defund Planned Parenthood? Who is the man who created a spark and urged many to take a closer look at Planned Parenthood? His name is David Daleiden. “He is an antiabortion activist, and for 2 ½ years, he was an undercover agent in one of the most elaborate exploits in recent political history.” (Altman, 2015). His recording of private meetings with big Planned Parenthood executives and other employees, revealed that the organization provides “aborted fetal tissue to medical researchers.” (Altman, 2015) David’s recordings, however, did not show proof that Planned Parenthood profits from these fetal tissue sales, but it left many people questioning the organizations intentions. (Altman, 2015) When many people hear Planned Parenthood, they link the word abortion along with it because of the media as of
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