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Valerie Richardson

Valerie Richardson

Valerie Richardson covers politics and the West from Denver. She can be reached at

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Shortly after a restraining order was issued by a California judge on some secretly filmed footage, a fourth video was released Thursday that suggests Planned Parenthood officials are well aware of federal prohibitions on buying and selling fetal parts and are taking steps to avoid looking like they are "you know, selling fetal parts across states." (

4th Planned Parenthood video shows clinic staff knowingly flouting laws

A California judge's order blocking temporarily the release of some undercover footage targeting Planned Parenthood failed to slow down the pro-life group behind the searing and increasingly graphic videos targeting the family planning and abortion giant. Published July 30, 2015

Sen. Rand Paul, Kentucky Republican and presidential hopeful, speaks during a campaign stop at a sports bar in the Cherry Creek area in Denver on June 30, 2015. (Associated Press) **FILE**

Rand Paul pushes to defund Planned Parenthood after alarming videos

Efforts to defund Planned Parenthood steamrolled Wednesday as Sen. Rand Paul introduced an amendment to cut off federal support, citing concerns raised in two undercover videos about the organization's handling of fetal-tissue donations from abortion. Published July 22, 2015