This will come as a huge blow to PPH. Not only did they purchase the parts, they also harvested them themselves and PPH was able to pocket a nifty profit, claiming it was money to cover costs. The final straw had to be when their former employee, Holly O’Donnell, said that she once saw a StemExpress employee take fetal tissue without the patients consent.
StemExpress issued the following statement:
“We value our various partnerships but, due to the increased questions that have arisen over the past few weeks, we feel it prudent to terminate activities with Planned Parenthood. While we value our business relationship with Planned Parenthood, that work represents a small percentage of our overall business activity and we must focus our limited resources on resolving these inquiries.”