It was the height of irresponsibility to publish Michael Gerson’s July 17 Other Views column, Making money from body parts of a fetus, that sensationalizes the unfounded accusation against Planned Parenthood of the sale of fetal body parts for profit.
It’s been proven that the video in question was highly edited and taken completely out of context. The organization that made and circulated the video is part of the anti-abortion clique that resorts to disinformation and falsification of the work of Planned Parenthood.
What was actually being discussed was tissue donation, which is performed by legitimate medical professionals with the consent of the parent. It’s disingenuous to portray it in any other way.
Christopher Steinmetz, Miami