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Undercover journalist David Daleiden and his lawyers are juggling two separate cases this week that attack him for exposing Planned Parenthood’s aborted baby body parts trade.
One is a criminal trial that began with former pro-abortion California Attorney General Kamala Harris. A preliminary hearing in the case began last week with a witness for the abortion industry admitting that the undercover videos were “not altered.”
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The second, a civil lawsuit filed by Planned Parenthood, moved forward with a pre-trial conference Monday with U.S. District Judge William Orrick, Courthouse News reports.
The civil lawsuit accuses Daleiden, Sandra Merritt and Albin Rhomberg of the Center for Medical Progress (CMP) of damaging Planned Parenthood’s reputation through their investigation. The abortion chain also claims it had to increase security because of threats and violence after CMP released the undercover videos. However, Orrick dismissed most of Planned Parenthood’s security claims in July.
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On Monday, attorney Charles LiMandri, who represents CMP, told Orrick that he plans to present evidence of babies being born alive in abortion facilities and of their organs being harvested and sold for a profit to researchers, according to Courthouse News.
“If Planned Parenthood was violating the law with regard to the four affiliates, that shows there was a profit motive for why babies would be born alive,” LiMandri said, arguing for the inclusion of the evidence.
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Data from state health departments and the Centers for Disease Control prove that babies do survive abortions. Whether LiMandri’s argument will succeed in convincing the judge, however, is uncertain.
Here’s more from the report:
Orrick said he will likely exclude that evidence as irrelevant.
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“There’s no evidence I’ve seen so far that babies were born alive at Planned Parenthood facilities,” he said.
“The motive of the project is not as important – or is not important at all...
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