Jury Finds Abortion Foes Harmed Planned Parenthood, Awards Over $2 Million

A federal jury found an anti-abortion cohort led by David Daleiden caused substantial harm to Planned Parenthood by infiltrating abortion industry conferences to secretly tape abortion doctors and staff, and awarded punitive damages of $870,000.

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Federal Judge Blocks Alabama’s Near-Total Abortion Ban

It was an order long expected by those on both sides of the abortion debate: With about two and a half weeks until an Alabama law criminalizing the procedure was set to take effect, a federal judge issued an injunction Tuesday blocking the state from enforcing the ban.

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Abortion Foe Walks Back Testimony on Conference Security

The defense in a racketeering and fraud case against anti-abortion activists David Daleiden and Sandra Merritt hit a snag Tuesday when Planned Parenthood attorneys refuted Merritt’s testimony about inadequate security at an abortion industry conference where she and Daleiden secretly recorded Planned Parenthood doctors.

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Abortion Foes’ Videos Spurred Safety Concerns, Clinic Workers Testify

A Planned Parenthood doctor who was surreptitiously recorded by anti-abortion activists David Daleiden and Sandra Merritt at a National Abortion Federation conference in San Francisco said her sense of security was shaken after a video of what she thought was a private conversation about fetal tissue donation was released online.

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Abortion Foe Says He Didn’t Endorse Using Fake IDs to Videotape Doctors

Downplaying his role in an alleged conspiracy to infiltrate abortion industry meetings and secretly videotape doctors, a longtime abortion foe testified Tuesday he did not know his colleagues planned to use fake IDs and other deceptive means to gain access.

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Undercover Journalists or Anti-Abortion Fraudsters? A Jury Will Decide

On the first day of trial over abortion foe David Daleiden’s campaign to infiltrate industry meetings and covertly videotape Planned Parenthood doctors, a jury was bombarded with conflicting messages on what the case is about.

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