The following comes from a June 14 story on the Federalist.
A Houston judge has thrown out the misdemeanor charges against David Daleiden, the man behind the undercover videos exposing Planned Parenthood’s organ-trafficking scheme.
In January, a grand jury indicted Daleiden, of the Center for Medical Progress, for the purchase and sale of human organs, a misdemeanor. No charges were brought against the nation’s largest abortion provider, despite video footage of their executives haggling over the price of body parts harvested from aborted babies.
Judge Diane Bull, a judge in Harris County, Texas, dismissed the charges on Monday, ruling that the court doesn’t have the legal jurisdiction to hear the case as the indictment ignores a legal exception, The Houston Chronicle reported.
“This is a huge win for the pro-life movement. The charges brought by Harris County District Attorney Devon Anderson were spurious at best,” said Jared Woodfill, one of Daleiden’s lawyers, according to Breitbart Texas.
In April, Daleiden’s attorneys filed a motion to quash the charges against the pro-life activist, alleging prosecutorial misconduct. In a statement included in the district attorney’s response to Daleiden’s motion, Josh Schaffer, attorney for Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast, admitted that one of the DAs behind the indictment illegally shared information with the abortion clinic.
As The Federalist reported, the individuals who brought the charges before the grand jury have a history with the abortion industry….