Texas Investigators Raid Planned Parenthood Centers After Houston PP Caught Selling Aborted Babies

After a Houston-based Planned Parenthood abortion site was caught selling aborted baby body parts, state investigators conducted a raid today on multiple Planned Parenthood abortion sites across the state. Texas officials raided several Planned Parenthood facilities today in an unprecedented move that follows on the heels of pro-life Governor Greg Abbott announcing earlier in the week that the state would further de-fund the abortion business. [Texas Gov Greg Abbott Defends De-Funding Planned Parenthood: They’re Lawbreakers http://www.lifenews.com/2015/10/20/texas-gov-greg-abbott-defends-de-funding-planned-parenthood-theyre-lawbreakers/ ] The raids were carried out at Planned Parenthood abortion centers in Houston, Dallas and San Antonio by representatives from the Texas Office of the Inspector General and the state served subpoenas on five total Planned Parenthood centers. The Houston Chronicle has more: Officials with the inspector general’s office at the Texas Health and Human Services Commission went to two facilities in Houston as well as clinics in Dallas, San Antonio and Brownsville. The Brownsville center does not perform abortions. Planned Parenthood was given 30 days to respond to the move; a legal challenge is likely. On Thursday, Planned Parenthood officials decried the subpoenas as politically-motivated, saying officials were “looking for an excuse to take health care away from thousands of women and men who rely on Planned Parenthood for preventive care.” “The investigators were seeking hundreds of pages of information, from patient records to employee home addresses, involving 10 Planned Parenthood facilities across the state” the Austin newspaper reported. “Officials would not confirm details of the investigation, but the sources said it’s related to suspicions of misspent Medicaid money.” Three state health investigators entering the Planned Parenthood site in San Antonio on...