Do the abortion records still exist or not? That’s the puzzling question after an investigation of the supposed shredding of documents needed by prosecutors in a case against a Planned Parenthood clinic in Overland Park. Last November, a judge dismissed 49 charges against the clinic because the Johnson County district attorney said the records had been shredded by the Attorney General’s Office in April 2009, triggering speculation by some anti-abortion activists that the Sebelius administration was involved in a cover-up. But the Shawnee County sheriff investigated and determined that none of the shredded documents was related to this case. An attorney for the clinic says that the records still exist and were held by the Attorney General’s Office as of last fall. So where are the records now?
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