By LifeSiteNews staff In a big victory for the First Amendment freedoms of citizen journalists, on Wednesday evening a federal judge in San Francisco indicated his intent to decisively cut back Planned Parenthood’s retaliatory lawsuit against The Center for Medical Progress (CMP) for the undercover videos documenting Planned Parenthood’s sale of aborted fetal body parts. …Continue reading "David Daleiden receives surprising victory from pro–Planned Parenthood judge"
By Life Site News The California Supreme Court has denied David Daleiden’s petition to halt criminal prosecution against him. Daleiden is the undercover journalist whose videos allegedly reveal the involvement of abortion industry workers in illegal baby body parts trafficking. The Petition for Review, filed April 25, 2019, asked the state’s high court to overrule …Continue reading "California Supreme Court sides with Planned Parenthood in baby body parts case"
By Stephen Kokx SAN FRANCISCO, California, April 22, 2019 — Pro-life activist David Daleiden won an unexpected victory last week. Late in the evening on Good Friday, California Superior Court Judge Christopher Hite vacated the preliminary hearings against Daleiden and his co-defendant Sandra Merritt that were scheduled to begin Monday in San Francisco. The surprising …Continue reading "David Daleiden preliminary hearings delayed indefinitely"
By Dave Andrusko The United States Supreme Court today declined to hear an appeal by the Center for Medical Progress of a decision by a federal appeals court which rejected CMP’s motion to dismiss Planned Parenthood’s lawsuit against David Daleiden. Mr. Daleiden, a citizen journalist and the project lead at The CMP, became nationally known …Continue reading "Supreme Court allows PPFA’s legal onslaught against David Daleiden to continue"
Thomas More Society and David Daleiden Sought “Writ of Mandamus” for Removal of Allegedly Biased Judge Editor’s note. This update comes from the Thomas More Society. (March 2, 2018 – San Francisco, California)–Last December 2017, the legal team for undercover citizen journalist David Daleiden, who exposed the abortion industry’s role in the trafficking of aborted …Continue reading "Federal Appeals Court Orders Formal Responses to Petition that Judge Orrick Step Down in Abortion Lawsuits"
By Dave Andrusko David Daleiden, the citizen journalist who heads the Center for Medical Progress (CMP), has stepped up his efforts to have San Francisco federal Judge William Orrick III disqualified from the lawsuits brought against CMP by Planned Parenthood and the National Abortion Federation. In a release sent out Wednesday, Daleiden said the CMP …Continue reading "Center for Medical Progress asks that Judge be disqualified"
By Susan Michelle-Hanson The Center for Medical Progress lead investigator, David Daleiden, along with two of his attorneys, faced Judge William Orrick again on Thursday. The men walked away with an almost-$200,000 fine after being held in contempt of court for releasing videos after the Planned Parenthood-connected judge had issued a gag order. The Washington Times …Continue reading "David Daleiden, attorneys, fined $200K by controversial judge"
By Lisa Bourne David Daleiden and the Center for Medical Progress have appealed to the Supreme Court to lift a federal judge’s gag order barring release of undercover footage of Planned Parenthood leaders at an abortion tradeshow. The petition argues that no federal court has ever upheld a prior restraint like Judge William Orrick’s order to …Continue reading "Pro-life investigators ask Supreme Court to end censorship of Planned Parenthood videos"
By Dave Andrusko The legal onslaught against David Daleiden, his Center for Medical Progress, his colleague, and even his lawyers ratcheted up several notches on Monday . As NRL News Today reported previously, U.S. District Court Judge William Orrick had threatened various punitive actions against Daleiden and his criminal defense lawyers, former Los Angeles County …Continue reading "Judge finds Daleiden and attorneys guilty of contempt of court, holds them responsible for $140,000 in lawyers and security fees"
By Cassy Fiano U.S. District Court Judge William Orrick ruled Tuesday that attorneys Steve Cooley and Brentford Ferreira, who represent David Daleiden of The Center for Medical Progress, violated Orrick’s injunction against releasing any new videos. Judge Orrick is holding them in contempt after links to the videos appeared on the attorneys’ website. The judge had …Continue reading "Judge Orrick holds attorneys for pro-life investigators in contempt"
By Jay Hobbs As previously threatened, California’s Attorney General is continuing his crusade to defend the abortion industry against incriminating information, filing new charges Thursday night against undercover reporters David Daleiden and Sandra Merritt of the Center for Medical Progress. First reported by the San Francisco Chronicle, Attorney General Xavier Becerra filed the new charges …Continue reading "California AG Follows Through on Threat, Re-Files Charges vs. Undercover Investigators"
By Dave Andrusko We are reporting from the site of 2017 National Right to Life Convention and we will periodically post throughout all three days of the pro-life educational event of the year. Attendees—and there are a LOT of them here at the Hyatt in Milwaukee, Wisconsin—will be treated later tonight to a General Session …Continue reading "A Memorable First Day at NRL 2017"