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California AG under fire for charges against pro-life exposé team

In a startling reversal, the LA Times comes to the defence of the clandestine video crew

California AG under fire for charges against pro-life exposé team

California's Attorney General is coming under fire for indicting two pro-life activists who recorded undercover videos in their efforts to prove that Planned Parenthood is engaged in illegally selling baby body parts and the criticism is coming from an unexpected source: The Los Angeles Times.

The Times Editorial Board criticized AG Xavier Becerra for charging David Daleiden and Susan Merritt with 15 felonies.

Becerra claimed the pair violated healthcare privacy laws when they made the videos showing Planned Parenthood employees discussing ways to provide the body parts of aborted babies to medical research companies. 

"The right to privacy is a cornerstone of California's Constitution, and a right that is foundational in a free democratic society," Becerra said in a statement earlier this week. "We will not tolerate the criminal recording of confidential conversations."

The editorial board called the indictments a "disturbing overreach," said that the law should be applied very narrowly and noted that it has supported such tactics in the past.

This article continues at [CBN News] CA Attorney General Under Fire for 'Bogus' Charges Against Pro-life Activists

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