Undercover Video Shows Second Top Planned Parenthood Doctor Bargaining Over Baby Parts

The Center for Medical Progress released a second video this morning exposing Planned Parenthood’s role in trafficking the organs and tissue of aborted babies. The video was shot by undercover reporters posing as representatives of a tissue procurement company. Abortion clinics use such companies as middlemen in disposing of fetal organs for research. In the latest video, Dr. Mary Gatter, abortionist and President of the Planned Parenthood Federation of America’s Medical Directors’ Council, employs classic bargaining techniques over lunch to get to the “right” price the abortion giant should receive for providing tissue from aborted babies. She opens the negotiations by asking, “Why don’t you tell me what you’re used to paying.” Later in the video, she balks at providing a per-specimen number, commenting, “Well, you know in negotiations, the person who throws out a figure first is at a loss, right?” Planned Parenthood has vociferously denied that it makes money off selling fetal tissue and justified the payments it receives as reimbursement for “actual costs, such as the cost to transport tissue.” But Gatter unequivocally states with regard to a prior tissue procurement contract: “It was logistically very easy for us, we didn’t have to do anything. So there was compensation for this.” Gatter also admits that getting tissue that is usable requires altering the abortion technique to one that is “less crunchy.” Acknowledging that Planned Parenthood has to sign a statement attesting that the abortion method was not altered to obtain tissue, Gatter brushes this aside as a “specious little argument.” Toward the end of the conversation, Gatter says, “Let me just figure out what others are...