The Stream, Grace Carr: The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has paid ABR $257,000 since 2009, according to Politico. The FDA has also paid ABR roughly $73,000 since 2009, mostly for thymus and liver tissue.
“Students for Life condemns the wanton disregard for human life that the FDA is displaying. The FDA was established to protect Americans not exploit them,” Students for Life president Kristan Hawkins said in a Tuesday statement.
“There is no excuse for anyone, much less the taxpayer funded federal government to enter into contracts that prop up this gruesome practice. Such contracts should be immediately terminated and the baby body parts trafficking industry shut down,” March for Life president Tom McClusky also said in a statement Tuesday. Report is here.