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Government probe renews calls to defund Planned Parenthood

Abortion | Pro-lifers applaud Justice Department for investigating the abortion giant over fetal tissue trade ties
by Evan Wilt
Posted 12/11/17, 02:30 pm

WASHINGTON—Pro-life advocates hope a new U.S. Department of Justice investigation into Planned Parenthood marks a turning point for the nation’s largest abortion provider.

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Justice Department opens Planned Parenthood investigation

by Evan Wilt
Posted 12/08/17, 11:24 am

WASHINGTON—The U.S. Justice Department has launched a federal inquiry into Planned Parenthood, the nation’s largest abortion provider. On Thursday, Stephen Boyd, assistant attorney general for legislative affairs, confirmed the probe in a letter to the Senate Judiciary Committee requesting unredacted documents from its investigation into abortion providers. The committee investigated Planned Parenthood’s sale of fetal tissue last year and recommended the FBI investigate.

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FBI seeks documents for Planned Parenthood probe

by Evan Wilt
Posted 11/14/17, 09:19 am

WASHINGTON—The FBI has requested unredacted documents the Senate Judiciary Committee obtained from abortion providers, signaling a broader probe into the abortion industry, according to a report from The Hill. Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, the committee chairman, asked the FBI in December to investigate Planned Parenthood and other abortion providers after lawmakers concluded their own probe into the fetal tissue procurement industry.

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