Tuesday, December 20, 2016
Senate Judiciary Chairman Refers Planned Parenthood Groups For Possible Prosecution
U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley, Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee announced last week that he is referring several Planned Parenthood affiliates and companies, as well as the Planned Parenthood Federation of America, to the FBI and the Department of Justice for investigation and possible prosecution for conspiracy to violate 42 USC §289g-2, the law that bans buying or selling of human fetal tissue. In a letter (full text) to the Attorney General and Director of the FBI, Grassley indicated he was attaching a lengthy report (full text) from the Committee's Majority Staff.