The Harris County District Attorney's office on Tuesday dismissed all charges against anti-abortion activists who secretly videotaped Planned Parenthood officials in Houston.David Robert Daleiden and Sandra Merritt were charged with tampering with a governmental record, for using a fake identification to gain access to the facility. In a surprise move before a hearing on the legitimacy of the indictment, prosecutors dismissed the charges.
Tuesday, July 26, 2016
The charges did their job - they gave Planned Parenthood the cover it needed when it needed the cover.
Daleiden should consider suing the prosecutor for retaliation against his First Amendment rights, albeit the standard would be very high.