Abortion Cronies Charge Pro-Life Journalists with 15 Felonies, But Can’t Silence New Undercover Video
When will Planned Parenthood learn?
Over the past two years, America’s largest abortion chain has been fighting tooth and nail to keep the horrific details and practices of the abortion industry—including the harvesting and sale of baby body parts—under wraps. Thanks largely in part to a series of undercover videos by The Center for Medical Progress, the American public has had a chance to see what really goes on beyond the abortion facility doors, and the callous, profit-minded way that women and their unborn children are treated at Planned Parenthood facilities.
They tried—and failed—to convict David Daleiden of crimes in Texas. They hired a Democratic opposition-research firm, Fusion GPS, to try to prove that the videos were “deceptively edited.” (In reality, the firm found that “analysis did not reveal widespread evidence of substantive video manipulation,” a fact confirmed by Coalfire Systems, a highly accredited forensic analysis and cybersecurity company that does work for Fortune 500 companies.) They even called on their fans in Hollywood to roll out the red carpet for some nausea-inducing Planned Parenthood promotion.
But the devastating loss of Democratic presidential candidate and abortion cheerleader Hillary Clinton to Donald Trump has left Planned Parenthood in a more precarious position than ever before. Calls to defund the abortion giant have been swift and loud, with even President Trump and members of Congress saying that the $500 million of our taxpayer dollars that Planned Parenthood receives each year will soon be a thing of the past (one can only pray).
So what does Planned Parenthood do when their backs are up against the wall? Call in the cronies of course!
Planned Parenthood has groomed politicians for years—funneling tens of millions of dollars to those who will champion the pro-abortion cause in state and federal governments. And their political machine is no laughing matter, prolonging the cycle of taxpayer waste and abuse as they rake in millions of dollars in profit each year.
Their latest attempt to drum up some press in their favor—and really they don’t have to try very hard considering the mainstream media is not shy about their love for all things Planned Parenthood—comes courtesy of a Planned Parenthood crony in California. Yesterday, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra filed 15 felony charges against David Daleiden and Sandra Merritt over the undercover Planned Parenthood videos.
The charges center around the fact that whistleblowers Daleiden and Merritt recorded conversations with Planned Parenthood executives and employees without their knowledge.
If this sounds familiar, it’s probably because it’s the same failed reasoning that Planned Parenthood colluders in Houston used in their attempt to bring down and discredit Daleiden. The charges were ultimately dropped, and Daleiden appears confident that this will be the case once again.
The last time @PPact colluded with political cronies to persecute citizen journalists, both charges AND corrupt DA thrown out! BRING IT ON!!— David Daleiden (@daviddaleiden) March 29, 2017
So confident in fact that he has rewarded Big Abortion’s attempt to silence him with a brand new undercover video!
As noted by The Center for Medical Progress, the new video “shows Dr. DeShawn Taylor, previous Medical Director of Planned Parenthood of Arizona and longtime abortion provider at Planned Parenthood Los Angeles, graphically describing how to deliver intact fetuses in late-term abortions to harvest high-quality body parts.”
The video reveals the extreme measures the abortion industry must take in order to harvest intact body parts—especially baby brains—even to the point of what certainly sounds like killing babies who are born alive. For Taylor’s part, Arizona law requires that babies born alive are taken to the hospital—and somehow that’s funny.
But perhaps the most gruesome part is when Taylor describes the physical effort required to tear apart babies in the womb (through dismemberment abortion). Apparently, it becomes more difficult when babies have reached the 20-week mark and when the digoxin doesn’t kill the baby in the womb first.
“My biceps appreciate when the dig[oxin] works. I remember when I was a [Family Planning] Fellow and I was training, I was like, Oh, I have to hit the gym for this,” she says.
It’s important to note that abortionists cannot harvest body parts from babies that were given digoxin in utero. For this reason, an abortionist might try to avoid using it if he or she is looking to profit off of selling any baby body parts (in which case other means of killing the baby after or during his removal from the womb must be used). This was hinted at by Dr. Deborah Nucatola in the first undercover video. The full transcript of the recording can be found here.
Undercover journalism is nothing new—in fact, as two "pro-choice" college professors expressed to CNN after the Houston indictment, “Undercover exposés play a vital role in informing the American public of important facts that would otherwise remain hidden.” Since our tax dollars help fund Planned Parenthood, we have a right to know what happens behind their doors and if they are abusing the law.
I’ve said it before, when Daleiden was charged in Texas, and I’ll say it again.
“Just because a Houston grand jury [or in this case a Planned Parenthood crony] wants to crack down on free speech over what certainly appears to be violations of state and federal law by Planned Parenthood, doesn't mean the abortion giant is in the clear. And it certainly doesn't change the fact that Planned Parenthood has a history of breaking the law, and building a billion dollar empire on women and the lives of their unborn children.”
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