FILE – In this Feb. 4, 2016, file photo, David Daleiden, one of two indicted anti-abortion activists, speaks with supporters outside the Harris County Criminal Courthouse in Houston. (AP Photo/Bob Levey, File)
UPDATED 5:31 PM PT — Friday, February 21, 2020
An undercover videographer, who captured video of Planned Parenthood officials discussing the sale of fetal tissue, has pleaded not guilty.
Pro-life activist David Daleiden was arraigned Friday in a San Francisco Superior Court on 10 felony charges, ranging from criminal eavesdropping to falsifying documents.
FILE – In this April 29, 2016 file photo, David Robert Daleiden, right, leaves a courtroom after a hearing in Houston. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan, File)
His videos of interviews with abortion providers caught nationwide attention five years ago.
In those charges filed in December, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra said Daleiden violated state law against recording conversations believed to be confidential without consent.
A spokesperson for Daleiden said their client will plead guilty to nine of his charges and will file a motion to dismiss the other.