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Planned Parenthood and the cynical attack on fetal tissue research

Planned Parenthood and the cynical attack on fetal tissue research

As with all orchestrated uproars, the current political attack on Planned Parenthood employs distraction and misdirection to keep people from focusing attention on facts and reality. In this case, the distraction involves an attack on the use of fetal tissue in medical research, which may well become collateral damage in the campaign against Planned Parenthood. If that happens, it would warrant our moral outrage. It's time to set the record straight. The prominent bioethicist R. Alta Charo of the University of Wisconsin does so incisively in the current issue of the New England Journal of Medicine.  Interested in the stories shaping...

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