Calif. court rules StemExpress has no right to access journalist’s materials exposing Planned Parenthood’s sale of fetal body parts

Thursday, August 13, 2015

The following quotes may be attributed to Alliance Defending Freedom allied attorneys representing the Center for Medical Progress, regarding a Superior Court of the State of California decision Thursday in StemExpress v. The Center for Medical Progress, which prohibits a biomedical company from accessing the material of an investigative journalist exposing Planned Parenthood’s selling fetal body parts:  
“People who don’t have anything to hide don’t go to court to stop journalists from reporting the truth. The court was right to deny StemExpress’ request to gain access to damaging material against them obtained through solid investigative journalism. Americans have the right to know the truth about Planned Parenthood's sale of baby body parts and the ‘fiscal rewards’ StemExpress says that it provides to abortion clinics,” said Freedom of Conscience Defense Fund President Chuck LiMandri.
As has been more than apparent from the videos that have been released, StemExpress and Planned Parenthood have plenty to hide. These videos not only expose the potential illegality of Planned Parenthood’s actions, they expose the grisly, inhuman nature of Planned Parenthood’s business,” said Life Legal Defense Foundation Vice President of Legal Affairs Catherine Short.

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