New York (AP) - A California-based anti-abortion group that has been waging a campaign against abortion provider Planned Parenthood released a videotape Tuesday that the group says shows an employee at a New York City clinic giving advice to a man posing as a pimp and seeking health services for underage sex workers.
Planned Parenthood of New York City said the videotape does not accurately portray the agency's practices.
Live Action, based in
"This footage shows that underage girls and young women are at potentially grave risk when they walk into Planned Parenthood clinics," Lila Rose, president of Live Action, said in a statement.
Planned Parenthood disputes that.
"Had the teens in question come into our center, they would have met with a licensed social worker," the
Planned Parenthood Federation of America Inc., which has offices in
Planned Parenthood said Monday it will retrain employees who deal with patients on how to report potential risks to minors.
Last week, Live Action released videotapes showing footage of staff at Planned Parenthood clinics in
Danny Kanner, a spokesman for New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman, said the office had received the video and will review it.