Maryland has a new way to make up for potential cuts coming from DC. This time, the focus is on Planned Parenthood.
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In Wake of Trump’s Victory and Looming Defunding Fears, Planned Parenthood of Maryland Sees Boost in Support
For better or worse, everything changed for Planned Parenthood of Maryland after Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016.
In the wake of the recent Planned Parenthood scandal (in which hidden-camera videos captured a medical director at the organization speaking about donating fetal tissue, which is a long-standing and legal practice), Republican presidential candidate/Johns Hopkins neurosurgeon Ben Carson called medical experiments using fetal tissue “disturbing.” But as a science writer Jen Gunter uncovered this week, Carson himself has conducted experiments using fetal brain tissue while at Johns Hopkins.
Here at Baltimore Fishbowl, we’ve given a lot of attention to (former) Ravens linebacker Brendon Ayanbadejo’s activism on behalf of gay rights and marriage equality. But there’s another Raven with strong political beliefs — so strong, in fact, that he sat out the team’s White House visit earlier this week in protest.