I fear that a possible consequence of these Live Action videos may be a chilling effect on the free and open conversation between clinic staff and patients that is such an important part of abortion care.
Editing once more creates an entirely different picture than the real encounter.
Media Matters for America has analyzed the video footage of a visit to the Richmond, Va., Planned Parenthood Clinic by a team from Live Action Films and has found that Live Action “appears to have doctored the audio of its Richmond “sting,” moving audio from one portion of their video to a different portion.”
Lila Rose and Live Action Films have released a second video in their promised expose of Planned Parenthood. And the only thing shocking about this video is that Rose and her cohorts think there is something shocking about it.
If you don’t believe the Republican Party runs a prostitution ring because individual elected officials have procured the services of prostitutes, then you wouldn’t smear Planned Parenthood for the actions of one employee out of 11,000.
What is the value of a “sting” operation if the goal is just to “sting?” In a juvenile effort to harass Planned Parenthood, anti-choicers find themselves the focus of a possible FBI investigation.