The saga of David Daleiden and the Center for Medical Progress continues to shed new light on the dark criminality of Planned Parenthood and its political accomplices. The filing of criminal charges in California on March 28 against Mr. Daleiden and Sandra Merritt opened a new window on the abortion empire, further revealing how tightly some politicians on the left are locked in the grip of Big Abortion.
The new Attorney General of California, Xavier Becerra, has received campaign funds from Planned Parenthood’s deep pockets and was publicly acclaimed by Planned Parenthood when he recently was appointed. In less than two months after taking office as the A.G., he filed 15 felony counts against the individuals who last year exposed Planned Parenthood’s criminality.I am a former federal prosecutor and served as the chief of one of the criminal divisions of the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Phoenix. From a law-enforcement perspective, A.G. Becerra’s move makes no sense. No serious prosecutor would have filed these charges. Only a politician would. Read the full op-ed here.