Rep. Diane Black to Speak at Family Research Council on the House Select Investigative Panel on Infant Lives

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WASHINGTON, D.C. -- On Thursday, June 9th, Congressman Diane Black (R-Tenn.), will give an address at the Family Research Council to provide an update on the work of the House Energy and Commerce Committee's Select Investigative Panel on Infant Lives. Following the release of the Center for Medical Progress' shocking undercover videos exposing Planned Parenthood's illegal sale of aborted baby body parts, since October 2015, the Select Panel has been investigating the grisly practices of the abortion industry.

With the release of newly uncovered evidence, the Select Panel is now calling on HHS to investigate the bio-medical company StemExpress, Planned Parenthood, and other abortion centers for violations of federal law.  The committee submitted evidence showing that abortion centers breached patient privacy by sharing medical files in violation of the federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA). The HIPAA privacy law protects patients’ rights to determine when and where their private medical information will be disclosed.  New evidence also reveals that StemExpress committed Institutional Review Board (IRB) fraud.  The Select Panel is also investigating notorious late-term abortionist LeRoy Carhart for troubling reports of numerous women being seriously injured in botched abortions, and for possibly abandoning born-alive infants who survived abortions and illegally harvesting their organs.

Congressman Diane Black, a registered nurse and author of the Defund Planned Parenthood Act of 2015, has continually fought for the rights of the unborn. As a Member of the Select Panel, Congressman Black, along with the other members of the panel, seeks to investigate the facts surrounding abortion practices and the sale of baby body parts.

 WHO: Rep. Diane Black (R-Tenn.)

WHAT: Lecture on the House Select Investigative Panel on Infant Lives

WHEN: Thursday, June 9th at noon EST

WHERE: In Person: 801 G Street, NW, Washington, D.C. 20001


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