Tomorrow, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals will be considering whether Planned Parenthood was required to show evidence that its lawsuit against David Daleiden and the Center for Medical Progress (CMP) was not a frivolous attempt to silence—and punish—a bitter enemy. In 2015, CMP and Daleiden began releasing the results of a 30 month-long…

Ten “Jane Does” – including Planned Parenthood senior leadership and staff – filed a federal lawsuit last year to conceal their identities in public records requests regarding the University of Washington’s (UW) involvement with aborted baby body parts. A federal district court issued a gag order prohibiting the release of the records without heavy redaction,…

Originally published in Crisis Magazine Last week, California brought fifteen criminal counts against our client David Daleiden. Counts one through eight deal with the 2014 National Abortion Federation Annual Meeting. Counts nine through eleven deal with the two restaurant visits with Planned Parenthood personnel in the Los Angeles area (the videos that reveal “crush above,…

On March 28, 2017, California Attorney General Xavier Bercerra announced that David Daleiden and Sandra Merritt have been charged with fourteen felony counts of unlawful recording and one felony count of criminal conspiracy. At issue is the series of undercover videos released in 2015 of Mr. Daleiden’s meetings with abortion providers and fetal tissue procurement…

In the past two weeks we have filed two briefs in the Ninth Circuit on behalf of David Daleiden and the Center for Medical Progress. The first brief was in the case Jane Does v. David Daleiden. In that case, CMP filed a public records request regarding the purchase of baby body parts by the…

September 29, 2016 (LifeSiteNews) — During national election campaigns, dissident Catholic politicians, like Senator Tim Kaine, unfortunately, tend to crop up with predictable regularity. They are almost always Democrats and they routinely repeat the liberal mantra that they are personally opposed to abortion, but they will not force their religious views on others. We have…

“Defendant David Robert Daleiden’s motion to quash the indictment is pending before this Court. . . . Cause No. 2071353 is ORDERED DISMISSED for want of jurisdiction.” Those are the first and last sentences of a Texas Criminal Court’s ruling from earlier this week. Those sentences reveal what we at Freedom of Conscience Defense Fund…

The Los Angeles Superior Court granted, in part, a motion by the Center for Medical Progress (CMP) to strike all of StemExpress’s claims because: They infringe on CMP’s First Amendment rights; and StemExpress does not have a probability of prevailing on those claims. StemExpress argued that CMP’s First Amendment rights were not at issue because…

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