Dismissal of charges sought in baby-parts videos case

Motion filed to dismiss all racketeering, conspiracy, and fraud claims in Planned Parenthood v. Center for Medical Progress

Life Legal Defense Foundation has filed a motion to dismiss all racketeering, conspiracy, and fraud claims in Planned Parenthood v. Center for Medical Progress (CMP). Planned Parenthood sued CMP and its board of directors shortly after CMP released a series of videos showing Planned Parenthood officials negotiating the sale of baby parts for profit. Planned Parenthood … [Read more...]

David Daleiden asks Supreme Court to stop Planned Parenthood’s suppression of his First Amendment rights

Daleiden argues that Planned Parenthood’s lawsuit is an attempt to silence him for exposing their illegal fetal tissue trafficking

Attorneys for the Freedom of Conscience Defense Fund and St. Thomas More Society filed a petition for review in the U.S. Supreme Court this afternoon on behalf of pro-life journalist David Daleiden and the Center for Medical Progress, asking the Court to overturn a Ninth Circuit ruling that is “obliterating” Daleiden’s First Amendment defenses against Planned … [Read more...]

Did Planned Parenthood lie to Congress about aborted baby part profits?

Center for Medical Progress has submitted evidence to a federal judge in Oakland to back up its accusation that Planned Parenthood and partners may have doctored records about their revenues

Late last week, the Center for Medical Progress (CMP) submitted evidence to a federal judge in Oakland, Calif., to back up a new accusation Planned Parenthood and partners may have doctored records about their revenues from aborted fetal body parts and lied to Congress about them during 2015 testimony. In 2016, Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley referred Planned Parenthood to the … [Read more...]

National Abortion Federation dismisses seven charges against David Daleiden

Abortion syndicate is suing pro-life journalist for incriminatory undercover videos

The National Abortion Federation (NAF) dismissed seven out of eleven claims on Friday against pro-life journalist David Daleiden and his organization, the Center for Medical Progress (CMP). In 2015, NAF sued David and CMP after they began releasing undercover videos exposing Planned Parenthood’s trafficking of baby body parts. Buying and selling fetal tissue is illegal under … [Read more...]

Planned Parenthood asked to prove fetal tissue was not sold for profit

At a July 19 hearing in U.S. District Court in Oakland, attorneys for David Daleiden asked the court to compel Planned Parenthood to prove its affiliates have not profited from fetal tissue transactions

Attorneys for David Daleiden, a pro-life advocate and journalist who released videos on Planned Parenthood’s fetal tissue procurement, have asked the abortion provider to prove it has not sold fetal tissue for commercial gain. Daleiden was the project head for the pro-life group Center for Medical Progress, which in 2015 released several videos of conversations with Planned … [Read more...]

Appeals court won’t dismiss lawsuit against Daleiden

Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals rules Planned Parenthood lawsuit against Center for Medical Progress can move forward

A federal appeals court rejected a pro-life effort to have Planned Parenthood’s lawsuit against the pro-life Center for Medical Progress (CMP) dismissed. The move ensures that the fight will continue over the undercover videos that revealed what many say is the abortion giant’s fetal organ harvesting activities. On Wednesday, a three-judge panel of the Ninth Circuit Court of … [Read more...]

Another frustrating setback

Appeals court allows judge who was on pro-abortion board to hear Daleiden baby-parts case

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals will allow Judge William Orrick to continue presiding over David Daleiden's legal battle with Planned Parenthood and the National Abortion Federation, despite apparent conflicts of interest. The court rejected a petition from the Thomas More Society, which is representing Daleiden, to have Orrick removed from the case, Thomas More president … [Read more...]

Supreme Court won’t hear appeal of Daleiden gag order

Justices decline to take up appeal of David Daleiden, who recorded videos in 2014 and 2015 exposing alleged illegal sales of aborted fetal tissue; decision leaves in place lower court’s ruling blocking release of videos

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected a bid by anti-abortion activists to win the release of videos they surreptitiously recorded at meetings of abortion providers. The justices declined to take up appeals by the abortion opponents and left in place a lower court’s ruling blocking the release of videos that had the aim of exposing alleged illegal sales of aborted fetal … [Read more...]

CA organ procurement companies admit guilt in illegal body parts trafficking

Firms reach $7.8-million settlement

Two bioscience companies have reached a $7.785-million settlement with the Orange County district attorney's office over allegations that they illegally sold fetal tissue to companies around the world, prosecutors said Friday. According to the settlement signed Monday, DV Biologics LLC and sister company DaVinci Biosciences LLC, both based in Yorba Linda, must cease all … [Read more...]

Even Supremes wonder why abortionists protected by gag order

Judge suppressed testimony that 'it's a person, it's killing'

Even U.S. Supreme Court justices are wondering why members of the National Abortion Federation are being protected by a California judge’s gag order on an undercover video in which an industry insider admits it’s “a person, it’s killing.” The American Center for Law and Justice has confirmed the court has ordered the National Abortion Federation to respond to ACLJ’s petition … [Read more...]