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Anti-Abortion Activist Faces Two Indictments In Houston Court

California residents David Daleiden and Sandra Merritt created a fake company, BioMax, and used fake drivers license to get inside the Houston Planned Parenthood.

California resident David Daleiden appeared this morning at the Harris County Criminal Courthouse in downtown Houston. The anti-abortion activist faces two indictments related to undercover videos recorded at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Houston.

Daleiden’s attorney, Jared Woodfill, says they’ll contest the charges.

“The reality is that David is a modern day hero,” Woodfill says. “He has exposed the wrongdoing that’s been occurring at abortion clinics all across this country.”

Daleiden was immediately released after posting bond. His next court date is set for March 28. 

The Harris County grand jury, which indicted Daleiden, has cleared Planned Parenthood of breaking the law. 

Below are the two indictments:



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