Warning: Graphic imagery
In the most disturbing footage yet, the seventh video exposé just released by the Center for Medical Progress focuses on the procurement of fully intact babies born alive during abortions — babies whose hearts are still beating even as they are being prepped in the petri dishes after the procedure.
Holly O'Donnell, former procurement technician for StemExpress, talks of being an eyewitness to a highly gestated aborted child whose heart was still beating even as his body was being laid out on the counter after the abortion.
This is the most gestated fetus and closest thing to a baby I've seen. And she [the nurse] is like, "Ok, I want to show you something." So she has one of her instruments and she just taps the heart, and it starts beating. And I'm sitting here and I'm looking at this fetus — and its heart is beating.
An abortionist — Dr. Ben Van Handel, Executive Director of Novogenix Laboratories — admits that "there are times when after the [abortion] procedure is done that the heart is still beating."
Several individuals involved in the fetal parts market admit to altering abortion procedures in order to procure a fully intact "specimen" — a violation of federal law. According to David Daleiden, head of the Center for Medical Progress, this is "prima facie evidence" of babies being born alive, since feticides like digoxin or potassium chloride (used to kill babies before they're expelled from the uterus) poison the organs and tissue and make the specimen unusable. Therefore, staff who discuss fully intact specimens being used for fetal research are without a doubt talking about babies not killed by chemicals in the womb, and therefore being born alive during an abortion.
Melissa Farrell, Director of Research for Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast — the largest Planned Parenthood affiliate trafficking in preborn infants' body parts — admits: "Yeah, and so if we alter our process, and we are able to obtain intact fetal cadavers, then we can make it part of the budget . ... It's all just a matter of line items."
Doctor Deborah Nucatola, Senior Director of Medical Services for Planned Parenthood, admits to abortionists altering the procedure in order to produce a more "intact calvarium," or head. Having both brain hemispheres fully intact is among the most valuable fetal tissue on the market, and Nucatola discusses altering the abortion method so that the baby is turned around and put in the breech position and aborted feet first, his lower hemisphere torn to shreds with sharp abortion instruments while leaving the head untouched and therefore intact, able to be used in fetal tissue research.
Warning: At around 5:50, footage shows a fully intact aborted baby still moving his arms and feet in his steel dish. The image lasts for several seconds.
A nationwide protest of Planned Parenthood is taking place this Saturday, August 22, 2015, from 9–11 a.m. at abortion mills across the country. Click on this link to learn how to participate.