The anti-abortion Center for Medical Progress (CMP) released a new undercover Planned Parenthood video on Tuesday, right in the thick of a GOP debate over whether to risk a government shutdown by blocking funding to the healthcare organization.
The latest video shows a number of Planned Parenthood officials discussing how issues around the use of fetal tissue could become a public relations problem for the organization.
“We’re trying to figure this out as an industry, about how we’re going to manage remuneration,” said a woman identified as Deborah VanDerhei, national director for the Consortium of Abortion Providers at Planned Parenthood. “Because the headlines would be a disaster.
“If you do decide that you want to engage in remuneration, then you need to, like, think that through, and think New York Times headline when you’re creating your policy,” she says.