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For Its Orchestrators, Campaign to Attack Planned Parenthood More Legal Trouble Than It Was Worth

The actions of the "Human Capital" project have certainly had a number of ramifications, including triggering a string of efforts to defund Planned Parenthood and stoking violence against abortion providers. But for those behind the project, it may prove to be more legal trouble than it was worth.

The actions of the “Human Capital” project have certainly had a number of ramifications, including triggering a string of efforts to defund Planned Parenthood and stoking violence against abortion providers. But for those behind the project, it may prove to be more legal trouble than it was worth.

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Planned Parenthood Smear Videos Leaked on Anti-Choice Website

The videos were published on the YouTube channel of infamous Internet hacker Andrew “Weev” Auernheimer in coordination with Charles C. Johnson, the controversial conservative activist and publisher of GotNews.

The videos were published on the YouTube channel of infamous Internet hacker Andrew “Weev” Auernheimer in coordination with Charles C. Johnson, the controversial conservative activist and publisher of GotNews.

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House Passes Bills to Defund Planned Parenthood, Add Criminal Penalties for Abortion Providers

The Defund Planned Parenthood Act of 2015, introduced by Rep. Diane Black (R-TN), passed 241-187.

The two bills passed Friday would “undermine access to comprehensive reproductive health care and criminalize the practice of medicine,” says the president of the National Partnership for Women and Families.

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Congressional Republicans Want to Ban Common Second-Trimester Abortion Procedure

This marks the latest chapter in a decades-old strategy by the anti-choice movement to target specific abortion procedures.

This marks the latest chapter in a decades-old strategy by the anti-choice movement to target specific abortion procedures.

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GOP Bills Seem to Confuse Planned Parenthood With Kermit Gosnell

Congressional Republicans are pushing legislation that seems designed to punish Planned Parenthood for fictitious crimes.

Congressional Republicans are pushing legislation that seems designed to punish Planned Parenthood for fictitious crimes.

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GOP Holds ‘Farce’ Planned Parenthood Hearing

Congressional investigations into Planned Parenthood inspired by deceptive videos kicked off on Wednesday, with a hearing that featured no witnesses from either Planned Parenthood or CMP.

Congressional investigations into Planned Parenthood inspired by deceptive videos kicked off on Wednesday, with a hearing that featured no witnesses from either Planned Parenthood or the Center for Medical Progress.

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Lawmakers Ask Attorney General to Investigate Sham Group Attacking Planned Parenthood

Four House Democrats are calling for an investigation into the Center for Medical Progress as the group's deceptively edited video attacking Planned Parenthood continues to fall apart under public scrutiny.

Four House Democrats are calling for an investigation into the Center for Medical Progress as the group’s deceptively edited video attacking Planned Parenthood continues to fall apart under public scrutiny.

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Is GOP Leadership Coordinating Harassment of Planned Parenthood With Anti-Choice Radicals?

Congressman Trent Franks (R-AZ), for example, was not "chilled" enough by the video to do anything about it when he first saw it at least a month earlier than it was released to the public, as he admitted to Roll Call.

Congressman Trent Franks (R-AZ), for example, was not “chilled” enough by the video to do anything about it when he first saw it at least a month earlier than it was released to the public, as he admitted to Roll Call.

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House GOP Poised to Revive 20-Week Abortion Ban

The new version of the ban is likely to include changes to its controversial rape exception, but pro-choice advocates say that's a red herring that ignores the reality of women's health needs.

The new version of the ban is likely to include changes to its controversial rape exception, but pro-choice advocates say that’s a red herring that ignores the reality of women’s health needs.

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House GOP Kicks Off New Session With 20-Week Abortion Ban Proposal

Anti-choice groups have aggressively lobbied Congress to move this and other bills restricting reproductive freedom, and lawmakers like Trent Franks and Marsha Blackburn have proved happy to oblige.

Anti-choice groups have aggressively lobbied Congress to move this and other bills restricting reproductive freedom, and lawmakers like Trent Franks and Marsha Blackburn have proved happy to oblige.

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