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    FBI signals criminal probe into Planned Parenthood’s trafficking of aborted baby parts

    Updated: November 14, 2017 at 3:20 pm EST  See Comments

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    Planned Parenthood CEO Cecile Richards.

    WASHINGTON, D.C., November 14, 2017 (LifeSiteNews) — The FBI has requested unredacted documents from Congress that were obtained during the 2015 hearings on Planned Parenthood’s allegedly illegal trafficking of aborted baby body parts for profit, reported The Hill. Pro-life activists have welcomed the move as a first sign of a criminal probe into the abortion giant. 

    Reported The Hill

    The request was made in recent days, the sources said, to the Senate Judiciary Committee, whose chairman, Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), last December referred Planned Parenthood and several other abortion providers to the FBI for investigation after a lengthy probe into the transfers of fetal tissue.

    Grassley said at the time that his committee had uncovered enough evidence in its final investigative report to show abortion providers had transferred tissue and body parts from aborted fetuses to firms for use in research by charging dollar amounts above their actual costs.

    The Justice Department declined comment, saying it does not confirm nor deny whether an investigation is taking place.

    It was two summers ago that the Center for Medical Progress released undercover videos allegedly showing Planned Parenthood’s illegal selling of aborted

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