- The Washington Times - Thursday, April 24, 2014

The British Columbia Health Ministry recently admitted that tissues from aborted fetuses are part of the “biomedical waste” that it regularly sends to an American plant that turns the waste into electricity for Oregon-area residents.

Unnamed officials with the agency’s communications unit sent an email to B.C. Catholic admitting that “biomedical waste [which includes] human tissue, such as surgically removed cancerous tissue, amputated limbs and fetal tissue [is] disposed of through appropriate contacted providers,” The Blaze reported.

“Some is transferred to Oregon [where it’s] incinerated in a waste-to-energy plant,” the email continued. The agency also assured that the tissues and wastes are processed and handled in line with “health and safety protocols, as well as federal, provincial and local regulations.”

LifeSiteNews.com reported that the executive director of the Oregon Refuse and Recyling Association said to B.C. Catholic that the waste is likely deposited at the Covanta Marion plant — and the plant, meanwhile, confirmed it still receives and incinerates waste that comes from the medical community.

“Pontius Pilate would be proud,” United for Life President John Hof said to the B.C. Catholic. “This points to a ludicrous disconnect in our society.”

Meanwhile, the Telegraph reported in March that at least 15,000 fetal remains were incinerated at 27 different hospitals in the United Kingdom over the past two years.

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