California moves to criminalize undercover filming at Planned Parenthood

by Bradford Richardson  |  published on June 1, 2016

In the wake of an undercover investigation into Planned Parenthood’s fetal parts sales, the California legislature is considering a bill that would criminalize publishing secretly recorded video footage of “health care providers.”

AB 1671, which has been backed by Planned Parenthood, would criminalize the publication of confidential interactions with state-licensed medical personnel, including abortionists and clinic staff, punishable by up to one year in prison and a $10,000 fine per violation.

Introduced by Los Angeles Assemblyman Jimmy Gomez, the bill has received criticism from both pro-life activists and those who worry about its potential to chill free speech and investigative journalism.

Lila Rose, president and founder of Live Action, said the Planned Parenthood-backed legislation is an effort to decrease transparency at the nation’s largest abortion provider.

  • Bob

    So, let me get this straight: In California, they wish to make it a crime to film planned parenthood and to speak out against global warming. Yet the same “lawmakers” are all for “personal liberty” to ensure you can smoke weed and use the bathroom that you “identify” with that day.
    Could someone please drill at the San Andreas Fault line and let that whole mess surf to Australia? Or maybe Trump should knuckle under to the illegals and give it back to Mexico?



  • democrat CockRoach

    Spread your legs girls, the satanic democrats are in business and they’re ripping off YOUR wallets and also cleaning up on body part sales just so they can be RICH like their whore Hillary.

  • Kanawah

    Sounds like a very good, and long over due bill.
    Hopefully it will pass and spread to the other 49 states like a wild ifre.

    The lies put forth by the poorly edited recording of a planned parent hood employee, MUST BE STOPPED.

    Abortion is a personal matter between the woman and her doctor. What is done with the fetus is like wise, no one elses business.

    • democrat CockRoach

      Yes, just commit murder for the democrat communists and then sell the body to the highest bidder so the democrat communists get RICH.

    • democrat CockRoach

      Why the HELL are the taxpayers funding this CREEP? Pay for your OWN hell. Especially now that we know how RICH all the democrat assholes are selling body parts.

    • democrat CockRoach

      BTW clown, Congress just BARELY approved stem cell research they did NOT approve PP playing with or selling body parts like hitler did. You Nazis are dumbos though so you wouldn’t have a CLUE.

    • Natalie

      It wasn’t edited, proven beyond a doubt. But you keep buying the propaganda. If it helps you sleep at night. Sadly people like you seem incapable of thinking for themselves.

    • Wanda

      OK… so if you die and someone decides to make a profit from your body by harvesting it and selling it… it is nobody’s business. It does not matter if that is hurtful and painful for your family. It is not their business… after all it is not their body. By the way “fetus” in Latin which is the language used in the medical arena… means “baby” in Latin.

  • robert sanders

    you can always Blow the bastards up.

  • justinwachin

    Once again we see Planned Parenthood’s supporters working to protect the organization. The baby slaughter industry gets wealthy off exploiting pregnant women. They share some of their ill-gotten gain with greedy politicians who are willing to do their bidding.

    This should be expected. The efforts of groups like Live Action threaten the lucrative baby slaughter industry. For all the talk about the constitutional rights to have an abortion, the real issue is money. Abortion is a big profit maker and its providers are getting their share of the riches.

    • Kanawah

      No one is getting wealthy off of abortion.
      The providers make enough to operate the facility, and not much else. They do it because they believe that women have a right to make their own decisions. They do not believe in “controlling women”. They are not property.


      • justinwachin

        According to Planned Parenthood’s audited reports they made a profit of $58.8 million for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2015. They had $1.789 billion in assets as of June 30, 2015. It sounds to me like they are doing fairly well off murdering babies.

        Actually the lives of babies are our business. Abortion providers slaughter unborn babies and get rich doing it. Your final remark sounds like something the Nazis would have said in Hitler’s Germany. In case you are wondering, Planned Parenthood murders more people each year than what the Nazis did.

        What you have overlooked in your comment is that the unborn child doesn’t get a vote in the abortion decision, but the unborn child is the one that will endure the pain during the abortion procedure. By time a woman knows she is pregnant the baby has a beating heart and is able to feel pain. Nothing scares an abortion provider like the prospect of having to show a woman an ultrasound of their baby. If a woman sees an ultrasound they have to deal with the fact that they are going to kill their baby.

      • Wanda

        Not so. There are those who are getting wealthy off of abortion. There have been tesimonies as well as books written on that exposes Abortion Clinics as well as Planned Parenthood. There is a lot of wealth changing hands involved in harvesting.
        A woman has always had the right to make her own decisions. She has the right to choose to be sexually active or not to be. It is the consequences of her choice that she cannot choose. A woman has the right not to be raped. But the baby is not the woman’s body. It is the body of a vulnerable, innocent, unable to speak for one’s self nor defend itself person that is totally separate from the mother’s body. If it were not living then it would not be necessary to kill it, would it! Over 60 million unborn babies have been murdered just since Roe vs Wade in this country. The sheer numbers should shock you. Those numbers far outweigh any of the other things that you mention… put together. It is not either or… unborn babies and those already born should be cared about. Those who care about the unborn babies also care about the lives of the others. If you knew that your neighbor next door or the homeless person down the street was being murdered… It is not your body so it that too none of your business???? People who commit murder, arrested, stand trial, sent to prison or maybe death penalty… not your body so murders should not be held accountable by LAW??? Do you not see the faulty reasoning and deception that you are spouting and promoting?

  • Natalie

    Murder inc. Doesn’t want to be inconvenienced with videos of them selling parts of their victims. I hate to sound flip because it kills me, it really does to know that this kind of evil is allowed to flourish unchecked. But that’s what it amounts to. Feminists scream bloody murder about the spotted owl and baby seal’s. But helpless, innocent, vulnerable human babies are expendable? You can’t execute a vicious murderer but you can abort a baby if it’s inconvenient for you? The dichotomy of the feminist mind.

    • Kanawah

      Murder inc., A very good description of the anti choice criminals.
      Abortion is a constitutionally protected right.
      Now go bother some one else and take action on something that really matters, like all of the people who are homeless, and do not have food to eat.

      • Natalie

        Anti choice criminals? As far as I know they’ve killed no one. Unlike abortion, which HAS killed millions. Are you really that stupid?
        The legal murder of innocent lives doesn’t matter? Again the dichotomy of the liberal, feminist mind. If you can call that propaganda filled but otherwise empty thing a mind.

      • Wanda

        Murder Inc is about murder. Unborn babies are being murdered. If the human life of an unborn baby does not matter… then why are you concerned about the homeless or lack of food? Abortion was not legislatively made a legal law. When the Abortion Rights group could not get it through Congress where the Constitution says legislation/laws is to take place… then they side stepped the Constitution and took it to the Courts which overstepped its bounds/Constitution limits by legislating. Also Abortion Rights group hand picked liberal judges to take their case before. And the timing of Liberal/Conservative balance in the Supreme Court was a hand picked event as well. The ruling of the Supreme Court is UNCONSTITUTIONAL… in our Constitution these words are included “THE RIGHT TO LIFE”

  • Rodney Steward

    I’ve always said, anything that’s immoral, sick and Unconstitutional is just fine in this Godless state! Just another Sodom and Gomorrah!


    If I had to pick a state that this IGNORANT CRAP comes from…It would be California where all the Libtards migrate along with their safe havens for illegal immigrant criminals

    • Natalie

      The funniest, most hypocritical part of that is the way California is so clearly separated, liberals in their safe, gated, patrolled neighborhoods.
      The people they scream, protest and whine about everywhere else. I’ll believe their bullsht when they bring the poor, immigrants and criminals iinto their own neighborhoods, their own schools with their own kids. Until then they should sit down and shut up. But they won’t. Liberals NEVER shut up.

  • Luke

    planned parenthood, what a disgusting group of people including those that support this evil..

    • Kanawah

      you are a miss informed fool.
      Planned Parent Hood provides many essential medical services that many women would not be able to have access to without PPH.

      Any one who is trying to destroy Planned Parent Hood is a savage criminal who should be prosecuted.

      • Luke

        planned parenthood is a murdering group of disgusting humans and doesn’t provide anything but death..
        There are plenty of clinics for women close to any PPH there can provide the services women need, I don’t know of anyone who said they had to get to a PPH place to get help.
        And don’t call me a fool you crazy loon, you don’t know shit and are as duped as any liberal I know..

      • Wanda

        Wrong… lies.

  • Patrick Driscoll

    The loons of the left are nothing but deranged Satan lovers driven by obuma’s disgusting and ignorant agendas..

  • John E Strom Jr.

    Jimmy Gomez should be castrated and fed his severed member. I guess this stupid Hispanic hasn’t read the Constitution or know what Freedom of Speech means. Planned Parenthood is a baby butcher factory. Too bad Jimmy’s mother didn’t abort him. ,

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