Skip to comments.TRAVESTY! Pro-life activists ordered to pay Planned Parenthood over $1.2M for exposé on baby body parts scandal
Posted on 05/05/2020 7:23:26 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
A federal judge has issued an order demanding that a group of pro-life activists who were behind a series of undercover videos taken at Planned Parenthood facilities and abortion conferences are liable for more than $1.2 million in damages.
U.S. District Court Judge William Orrick of the Northern District of California released an order Wednesday against individuals connected to the Center for Medical Progress.
At issue was an Unfair Competition Law claim brought by Planned Parenthood and the plaintiffs California Business & Professions Code.
Orrick ruled in favor of the claim, citing a jury verdict from last November that found CMP, its founder David Daleiden, and activists including Troy Newman of Operation Rescue guilty of violating several laws when investigators went undercover at Planned Parenthood facilities and events.
In addition to issuing an injunction banning those named from attending Planned Parenthood events, Orrick also found them liable for large sums of money.
This includes $1,259,370 in damages related to Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act, plus other damages and attorneys fees.
the illegal and fraudulent prongs of the UCL are satisfied given the jurys verdict that defendants engaged in numerous illegal and fraudulent acts in California and emanating from California, against California-based plaintiffs and others, committed in violation of California law, Federal law, and the laws of other jurisdictions, wrote Orrick.
In a statement released Thursday, Operation Rescue noted that Newman intends to appeal the order, arguing that he and his fellow pro-life activists did nothing wrong.
It is no longer in dispute that Planned Parenthood sold aborted baby parts for profit and that our video evidence was authentic. They admitted it during our trial, Newman said.
Now Planned Parenthood wants us pay a price so the world could find out the sordid truth of their illegal babies-for-cash scheme.
In 2015, CMP released a series of videos showing Planned Parenthood and other abortion providers violating the law, including profiting from the sale aborted babies' limbs, tissue and organs.
Deborah Nucatola, Planned Parenthood's senior director of medical services who performs abortions up to 24 week gestation in Los Angeles, was captured in one video filmed at a restaurant on July 25, 2014, saying that clinics perform partial birth abortions to secure fetal body parts. She also detailed how they alter abortion procedures to procure limbs and organs, despite the risks these manipulations my cause to the woman's health.
"We've been very good at getting heart, lung, liver I'm not gonna crush that part," says Nucatola. "I'm going to basically crush below, "I'm not gonna crush above, and I am gonna see if I can get it all intact."
The undercover videos prompted a wave of pro-life activism at the federal and state level, with pro-abortion critics claiming that the footage was edited to falsely smear abortion providers. However, complete video footage was released to show that none of the videos were selectively edited.
Daleiden, Newman, and other pro-life activists connected to the undercover videos have since found themselves dealing with years of legal battles over their actions.
The HELL we are going thru is because we have KILLED 60 MILLION BABIES!
are liable for more than $1.2 million in damages.
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Loss of income from not having parts to sell?
Or from exposure to the public?
I presume ‘we are going through’ is reference to WuhanFlu and shutdown, etc.
Punishment for 60 million deaths of unborn.
Disgusting. People who steal Secret documents and give them to the press are regarded by the press as heroes. And the press is not prosecuted for knowingly receiving stolen property, but these people exposing horrendous things are ordered to pay big bucks. Sigh.
Just to clarify: No one is denying the truth of the recordings; the verdict is based on how that truth was obtained and revealed.
This is only the last of the long list of travesties.
Is it true? Ok then, fine the good guys, put the baby butchers in prison where they belong, and throw the Judge out of his job. Simple!
OBAMA JUDGE, naturally.
Babies Brutally murdered and chopped up and sold as body parts daily, sexual freaks being appointed to goverance etc.etc......all with the approval and support of Government officials......God will not stand by forever.
Can’t imagine this won’t be appealed.
Surely going to get overturned once they appeal it outside of California.
So much for free speech.
Orrick has close ties to the Planned Parenthood abortion chain, but he refused to recuse himself from the case. Prior to becoming a judge, Orrick served on the board of a San Francisco-area family resource center that shares space and helps run a Planned Parenthood facility that refers for abortions.
The Hell people will end up in because they killed their babies....
From his bio;
Third generation American lawyer, grad of Yale & Boston College. San Francisco native, appointed United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California in 2013 by President Obama.
Nope! Appeal all the way to the USSC.
This is a blow against any investigative journalism and the yellow journalist stand by and let this happen without outrage.
And Planned Parenthood are the racketeers engaged in illicit activity they should be defunded by RICO
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