At Tuesday's Congressional hearing on Planned Parenthood and abortion held by the House Committee on Oversight, Cecile Richards, president of the organization, said she has never heard of a child being born alive following a botched abortion.
The exchange between Cecile Richards and Rep. Ron DeSantis (R-Fla.):
REP. RON DeSANTIS: Ms. Richards, if a child survives an abortion attempt, should it be given nourishment and medical care?
CECILE RICHARDS, PLANNED PARENTHOOD: I've never heard of such a circumstance happening.
RICHARDS: Yes, I mean I --
DeSANTIS: So if it happened you would say --
RICHARDS: I can say at Planned Parenthood, I'm aware of no instance where -- we don't provide abortions after viability, so, in my experience at Planned Parenthood we haventt ever had that kind of circumstance.