From the Texas Tribune:
Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast in Houston has participated in fetal tissue donation, partnering with the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston in 2010 for a study on causes of miscarriages.
The Houston facility has also conducted clinical trials in the area as part of research on contraception, HIV testing and the human papillomavirus vaccine.
Soon after the first undercover video was released, state leaders ordered investigations into Planned Parenthood.
That investigation has included visits to the Houston clinic by representatives of the Department of State Health Services and the attorney general’s office, Planned Parenthood officials said Sunday. The investigators requested information about the clinic’s practices regarding fetal tissue donations, Tafolla said.
A spokesman for the Health and Human Services Commission, which oversees the state health department, declined to comment on the investigation. A spokeswoman for the attorney general’s office on Monday also declined to…
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