Planned Parenthood video brings Americans face to face with reality of abortion

By Micaiah Bilger, education director
Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation

cecile-richards-videoBy now you probably have heard about the shocking undercover video of a Planned Parenthood doctor callously discussing how they harvest aborted babies’ organs for researchers.

If you have not seen the video yet, you can watch it here. Please be aware that some of the language is graphic. Abortion doctor Deborah Nucatola eats lunch and casually talks about crushing babies to death and collecting their tiny hearts, livers, and other body parts.

Yesterday, Planned Parenthood CEO Cecile Richards created a video apologizing for her staffer’s callous tone. She didn’t, however, apologize for the actual disturbing part – the act of crushing and killing babies in the womb and then collecting their organs.

I think this scandal is waking up a lot of middle-of-the-road Americans to the truth about abortion. They are coming face to face with the gruesome fact that abortion kills, not a “blob of tissue,” but a human being with a heart, brain, liver and lungs.

Preborn babies are being pulled apart, cut up, or starved to death at the rate of 1 million per year in America. Their little bodies are being treated as commodities, their organs harvested for research. This video unmasks the reality of the “choice” that Planned Parenthood fights for.

I think columnist Timothy Stanely, writing for CNN, sums up the situation well:

“… what’s troubling about modern society is its habit of dressing up difficult things in comforting language — discouraging people from dwelling too hard on the realities of what they are doing.

“We’ve been too casual for too long about some of the terrible problems that lie around us — be they abortions or the poverty and desperation that can drive women to seek one.

“The Planned Parenthood video holds up a mirror to a society that has become compromised by horrors that it regards as ‘every day.’ The face of 21st-century America is Nucatola’s: discussing pulverized lungs and hearts between mouthfuls of salad.”

Editor’s note. This appeared at http://paprolife.us/blog/2015/07/17/planned-parenthood-video-brings-americans-face-to-face-with-reality-of-abortion/ and is reprinted with permission.