(Washington, DC) - The American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ), which focuses on constitutional law and pro-life issues, announced today it is representing the Center for Medical Progress, as well as its founder David Daleiden and board member Troy Newman, in a lawsuit filed against them by the National Abortion Federation – a federal lawsuit aimed at stopping the release of additional videos revealing the dismemberment and sale of body parts by abortion organizations.
“This is a critical case involving the First Amendment and the constitutionally-protected rights of freedom of speech and freedom of the press,” said Jay Sekulow, Chief Counsel of the ACLJ. “We are representing all of the defendants in this federal case and will aggressively defend against this unwarranted attack on the First Amendment.”
The Center for Medical Progress has released four videos which reveal Planned Parenthood officials discussing the sale of body parts, as well as abortion techniques used to harvest the body parts during abortions.
Article 6 of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) states, “Every human being has the inherent right to life. This right shall be protected by law.” However, as we recently reported , the U.N. Human Rights Committee is attempting to revise its General Comment on Article 6...
Planned Parenthood – the largest abortion provider in America – has a new ally in Negative Population Growth, Inc., or “NPG.” Described as an “anti-immigrant environmentalist group,” NPG “promote[s] concepts such as ‘the two-child family,’” and “lowered rates of migration to the United States.”
Following the horrific violations of human rights that occurred during World War II, much of the world recognized the importance of establishing laws to protect the inherent right to life of all persons. As such, Article 6 of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) states ,
Planned Parenthood—the largest abortion provider in the country, which was founded by the eugenicist Margaret Sanger —was on the losing end in an appeal to the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals over Arkansas’s decision to terminate Planned Parenthood as a Medicaid provider, a decision that would...