HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Gov. Tom Wolf says his administration is taking steps to make sure that human fetal tissue isn’t being sold commercially in Pennsylvania.
Wolf said in an interview Friday on KQV-AM radio in Pittsburgh that the review is in response to an undercover video that showed national Planned Parenthood officials discussing how they provide organs from aborted fetuses for research.
The group that made the video says it proves Planned Parenthood is breaking federal law against selling human fetal tissue. Planned Parenthood says it legally helps women who want to donate fetal tissue for scientific research, not sell it commercially.
Wolf says he doesn’t think it’s happening in Pennsylvania. The Department of Health says it hasn’t received a complaint about it and Planned Parenthood says its Pennsylvania health centers don’t participate in fetal tissue donation.