Planned Parenthood sues anti-abortion group for heavily edited undercover videos

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Planned Parenthood has made a formal complaint against the Center for Medical Progress, the anti-abortion group responsible for heavily edited undercover videos that showed doctors discussing the harvest of fetal tissue.

"Today, Planned Parenthood is going on the offense," California President of Planned Parenthood Affiliates Kathy Kneer told reporters. Planned Parenthood's Executive Vice President Dawn Laguens additionally alleged that the Center for Medical Progress "colluded with right-wing legislators and members of Congress," The Hill reports.

Planned Parenthood has formally accused organizer David Daleiden and the Center of Medical Progress of violating federal and state laws, including secret taping and trespassing. In response, Daleiden has said, "game on."

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"I look forward to deposing all the CEOs, medical directors, and their co-conspirators who participated in Planned Parenthood's illegal baby body parts racket," Daleiden said.

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