While many Democrats avoid discussing the deceptive Center for Medical Progress videos, others are starting to push back against the front group.
A decision Tuesday by a federal appeals court sends the case against Angel Dillard back for a trial.
The face behind the heavily edited, misleading video purporting to show that Planned Parenthood illegally sells human tissue is fresh and young; it belongs to 26-year-old David Daleiden.
Although the clinic blockades of the 1980s and early 1990s, called “rescues” by anti-abortion activists, are fewer than they used to be thanks to 1994’s Freedom of Access to Clinic Entrances Act [FACE], the ever-present threat of violence remains a fact of life for providers.
This war on providers has been going on so long it has become essentially “the new normal,” with significant public attention only when a provider is murdered.