THE HILL REPORTS: California companies sued for allegedly selling fetal tissue for profit
A California district attorney on Wednesday announced a civil lawsuit against two fetal tissue companies, claiming they have illegally sold fetal tissue for profit.
The issue of profits from the sale of fetal tissue was thrust into the spotlight last year due to undercover videos targeting Planned Parenthood.
Multiple state investigations have since found no wrongdoing by Planned Parenthood.
In this case, though, the Orange County district attorney says two companies, DaVinci Biosciences and DV Biologics, which share some of the same owners, illegally sold fetal tissue for profit.
The companies obtained their fetal tissue from Planned Parenthood, the DA’s office said. The district attorney, Tony Rackauckas, said that there is no evidence the companies exchanged money with Planned Parenthood or that Planned Parenthood did anything unlawful, according to the Los Angeles Times. Read more here. https://bit.ly/2e6tOfd