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Congressional report: Aborted baby with Down syndrome has brain sold for $325

Down syndrome

The report from the Select Investigative Panel on Infant Lives (a congressional committee chaired by Rep. Marsha Blackburn) is filled with chilling details of the abortion and fetal parts industries.

Screenshots taken straight from the report list out the prices of various body parts and organs. In the first image below, Advanced Bioscience Resources (ABR) paid $240 to Planned Parenthood of the Pacific Southwest for “four fetuses,” then turned around and charged $6,825 for twenty “specimens” from those aborted babies. At least one of these babies was 20 weeks old.

Famous Nilsson photo of preborn baby at 20 weeks (Photo credit)

The report further documents that the brain of a 19-week-old fetus (also taken from Planned Parenthood of the Pacific Southwest) was sold for $325, “both of its legs for $650 total…and its thymus and liver for $325 each.” ABR raked in $1,625 total when all the requested parts from this baby were sold.

The next image, pictured below, describes how ABR collected six additional babies from Planned Parenthood of the Pacific Southwest in a single morning and had all their body parts and organs shipped by 12:30p.m. The total income for ABR, just for the body parts? $5,200.

At a non-Planned Parenthood abortion facility, ABR harvested organs and body parts of a 21-week-old baby with Down syndrome. That baby’s brain sold for $325, “a portion of its liver for $325…both of its eyes for $650…and its leg for $325, its thymus for $325, another portion of its liver for $325, and it’s skin for $325.” ABR charged a monstrous $2,600 for pieces of this baby with Down syndrome.

It’s no wonder the Select Panel for Infant Lives has referred ABR and Planned Parenthood for possible criminal prosecution.

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