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Rubio slams ‘outrage’ over Cecil the Lion: What about Planned Parenthood?

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Republican presidential candidate Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) isn’t joining in the social media outrage over the killing of a lion in Africa by an American dentist.

In a tweet Wednesday, Rubio urged the public to direct their anger toward Planned Parenthood instead.

“Look at all this outrage over a dead lion,” Rubio tweeted, “but where is all the outrage over the planned parenthood dead babies.”

A third undercover video was released yesterday by the anti-abortion group Center for Medical Progress showing another Planned Parenthood official discussing the sale of fetal tissue.

{mosads}“I think a per-item thing works a little better, just because we can see how much we can get out of it,” a woman identified as Dr. Savita Ginde can be heard saying in the video.

Online concern over the videos has been overshadowed somewhat in favor of calls for justice over the slaying of Cecil the Lion by Minnesota dentist Walter Palmer.

Palmer reportedly paid thousands of dollars to hunt the beloved lion while on safari in Zimbabwe. He has since apologized for his part in Cecil’s death, saying “had no idea that the lion I took was a known, local favorite, was collared and part of a study until the end of the hunt.”

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