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Criminal case to proceed against Daleiden

by Kyle Ziemnick
Posted 5/20/19, 11:08 am

The Supreme Court of California last week denied pro-life activist David Daleiden’s request to halt criminal proceedings against him. The rejection puts the case against Daleiden back on the court’s calendar, allowing California’s prosecution to move forward after months of delay. Daleiden, the founder of the pro-life Center for Medical Progress, faces 14 counts of nonconsensual eavesdropping and one count of conspiracy.

The Center for Medical Progress released undercover videos in 2015 that showed Planned Parenthood representatives discussing the sale of aborted babies’ body parts. Daleiden’s lawyers argue that California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, “compromised the integrity and impartiality” of his office by letting Planned Parenthood and the National Abortion Federation make arguments in the case. “This decision … means that Xavier Becerra, as Planned Parenthood’s prosecutor-in-chief, will be able to continue his unconstitutional harassment of David,” said attorney Peter Breen of the pro-life Thomas More Society, which represents Daleiden.

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Kyle Ziemnick

Kyle is a WORLD Digital news reporter. He is a World Journalism Institute and Patrick Henry College graduate. Kyle resides in Purcellville, Va. Follow him on Twitter @kylezim25.

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    Posted: Mon, 05/20/2019 03:20 pm

    Let me get this straight, OBAMA can send his minions to illegally eavesdrop on Trump without Trump's consent and it's ok, but someone who is filming sellers of baby parts must have their consent?

    If that's illegal, they should have arrested 60 Minutes and 20/20 a long time ago? And private investigators, and all those video cameras in stores and around the nation should be sued.  

    Of course, it's only illegal if the People's Republic of California says it is. 

    Posted: Mon, 05/20/2019 03:50 pm

    It's REALLY CREEPY that our country has a National Abortion Federation. And I imagine they get money from taxpayers and the Warren Buffet foundation.

    Posted: Mon, 05/20/2019 03:29 pm

    They are probably dragging it out until Trump is not Pres. TRUMP2020

    I hope Trump pardons him. 

  • CM
    Posted: Mon, 05/20/2019 04:04 pm

    It is amazing to me the double standard.  If someone leaks government files, especially if it puts Republicans in a bad light, he is called a whistle-blower, but when Daleiden discovers clearly illegal activity on the part of Planned Parenthood, he gets in trouble.  Is anything being done to Planned Parenthood about selling fetal parts?

  • momof 13
    Posted: Tue, 05/21/2019 10:12 am

    Praying for strength for Mr. David.