July 11, 2017

California AG Follows Through on Threat, Re-Files Charges vs. Undercover Investigators

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra
California Attorney General Xavier Becerra
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 after a June 21 decision where a judge suspended 14 of 15 charges Becerra had filed against Daleiden and Merritt.

This time, Becerra is coming after Daleiden and Merritt on more specific invasion of privacy charges, accusing the pair of illegally recording conversations where high-ranking officials—including Planned Parenthood’s Director of Medical Services—were caught on camera a bartering over the price of body parts harvested from aborted babies.

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