Getting noticed in the press
Live Action: Planned Parenthood lawyer in civil trial: Leave ‘salacious, concerning quotes’ out of video shown to jury
“During the second day of Planned Parenthood’s civil trial against The Center for Medical Progress (CMP) in San Francisco on Friday, the CEO of Planned Parenthood California Central Coast retook the stand and defendant Sandra Merritt testified for the first time. Terrisa Bukovinac, Founder and Executive Director of Pro-Life San Francisco told Live Action News that Amy Bomse, an attorney for Planned Parenthood, asked Judge William Orrick III to limit specific pieces of CMP’s undercover recorded conversations that were shown to the jury…”
Live Action: Planned Parenthood witness ‘caught off guard’ in undercover investigators’ civil trial
“The civil trial for the lawsuit filed by Planned Parenthood against The Center for Medical Progress (CMP) got underway Thursday in San Francisco. The trial, in which Planned Parenthood is seeking $16 million in their 15-count civil suit against CMP…”
OZY: Unapologetic: The Left-Wing Pro-Lifer
“Today, Bukovinac seems like the typical 30-something San Franciscan. She’s a Democrat, a feminist, a vegan and loves to go to karaoke with friends and drink at Dolores Park. She also happens to be the president and founder of Pro-Life San Francisco, an inclusive group of millennial pro-lifers fighting against the ‘abortion industry in its own metaphorical backyard.’”
washington Examiner: Defund grotesque taxpayer-funded human fetal tissue experiments on lab animals
“This summer, the Trump Administration made the commendable decision to terminate all internal National Institutes of Health (NIH) experimentation using aborted human fetal tissue. It also canceled a controversial $2 million contract between the NIH and the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) which required two healthy human fetuses per month from elective abortions to be used for disturbing and unnecessary taxpayer-funded medical experimentation on animals.”
Live Action News: California college women could soon be aborting babies in their dorms
“Last year, California Gov. Jerry Brown vetoed a bill that would mandate abortion pills be provided to students on public college campuses. But just months later, in December, the bill was reintroduced. Now, it’s being considered by the California Senate Health Committee, meaning public college campuses are, once again, in danger of being turned into first trimester abortion facilities.”
KGO-TV: Former Planned Parenthood director creates controversy with new film
“A controversial film about abortion is causing a lot of conversation about this topic among moviegoers in the Bay Area. It's the story of Abby Johnson, the youngest Planned Parenthood clinic director who, after seeing an ultrasound of an abortion, resigned in 2009 and now opposes abortions.”
National Review: Twitter Locks Two Pro-Life Accounts, Citing ‘Abusive Behavior’
“Twitter suspended two pro-life accounts this week, telling the associated users that they had violated the platform’s rules against ‘abusive behavior.’ Pro-life San Francisco (@prolifesf) as well as the account of Eric Cochran (@Eric_Cochran), a supporter who retweeted the Pro-life San Francisco [tweet], have been suspended since February 13 for sharing already-public information about the criminal case against David Daleiden, the undercover journalist who filmed Planned Parenthood executives apparently haggling over the price of fetal body parts.”
Town Hall: California Judge Rules That Names of Planned Parenthood Workers Will Remain Sealed
“Last Monday, a California judge ruled that the names of 14 Planned Parenthood workers and others will remain sealed during the prosecution of two pro-life activists charged with secretly recording them. According to an AP report, the ruling was made by San Francisco Superior Court Judge Christopher Hite even though the names had already beenpublished by LifeSite News over the weekend.”
LifeSite News: The 14 names of body parts’ traffickers Planned Parenthood wants to keep secret in Daleiden case
“A California judge will decide on Monday if the 14 ‘secret’ pro-abortion ‘Does’ named as accusers in 15 criminal charges brought against pro-life advocate David Daleiden in 2017 will be revealed. Judge Christopher C. Hite of the Superior Court of California in San Francisco heard arguments January 28 from Daleiden’s legal team for why Daleiden’s accusers should be named.”
the College Fix: University defends using aborted baby tissues in experiments with mice
“The University of California, San Francisco, is defending its use of aborted baby body parts in its experiments to “humanize mice,” with the school claiming that the use of aborted fetal tissue to conduct scientific research is in keeping with the university’s mission.”
The Daily Cal: Anti-abortion organization hosts ‘Let There Be Life’ conference at UC Berkeley
“Fifteen speakers and activists gave presentations at a conference hosted by Pro-Life San Francisco on Saturday at UC Berkeley, speaking about unifying the anti-abortion movement and how to persuade others to join it.”
Catholic SF: Pro-life conference highlights diversity of movement
“A Sept. 8 pro-life conference at University of California at Berkeley took aim at uniting pro-life people from different backgrounds to build a broad base for activism in California.”
Spartan Daily: Students protest SB 320 which would provide RU-486 at public colleges
“Equipped with a bullhorn, signs and 14 toilet seats, around a dozen members from Spartans for Life and the community chanted in front of Clark Hall Tuesday afternoon to garner support against State Senate Bill 320.”
Refinery29: A Pro-Life Democrat Explains What That Means, Exactly
"If any two political identifiers are at odds with one another, being ‘pro-life’ and a ‘Democrat’ seem to be. But a surprising number of people do occupy that implausible intersection."
The Huffington Post: Anti-Abortion Women’s Marchers Head Back To Washington
"Women against abortion are descending on Washington, D.C., for another march on Friday. For those among them who identify as feminists, it’s a chance to stake out their identity in the era of President Donald Trump."
SFGATE: Protests at Planned Parenthood clinics met with opposition
"Demonstrators in the Bay Area joined abortion opponents outside Planned Parenthood facilities across the country Saturday for protests calling for an end to government funding for the organization."
NPR: Often Missing From The Current Health Care Debate: Women's Voices
"Women have a lot at stake in the fight over the future of health care. Not only do many depend on insurance coverage for maternity care and contraception, they are struck more often by autoimmune conditions, osteoporosis, breast cancer and depression."
The Daily Caller: Pro-Life Movement Expects Win After San Francisco Hearing On Undercover Videos
"The man responsible for the undercover videos of Planned Parenthood negotiations on the harvesting and selling of aborted baby parts indicated he is encouraged by what looks to likely be a pro-life win for his case in the San Francisco Superior Court."
Breitbart: Planned Parenthood Undercover Video Maker Pleads Not Guilty in Court
"The pro-life undercover journalist who stunned the nation with video recordings of Planned Parenthood officials allegedly selling the body parts of aborted babies for profit has entered a plea of not guilty to all charges against him in Superior Court in San Francisco."
KPIX-TV: Pro-Life Activists Chalk Street Outside San Francisco City Leaders’ Homes
"Anti-abortion activists, armed with chalk, scribbled slogans of protest outside the home of a San Francisco Planning commissioner."
Catholic SF: City board approves Planned Parenthood 'flagship’ clinic
"Despite testimony from pro-life opponents, the San Francisco Planning Commission unanimously approved a Planned Parenthood Northern California proposal for a central “flagship” clinic on Bush Street near Van Ness Avenue."
SF Examiner: SF planning commissioners’ streets scrawled with anti-abortion messages after vote to expand Planned Parenthood
"The Planning Commission on Thursday voted 5-0, with commissioners Dennis Richards and Richard Hillis absent, to approve Planned Parenthood’s proposal to open its “flagship” location in an old automotive shop at 1522 Bush St., near Van Ness Avenue."
Mission Local: Abortion Protesters and Supporters Face Off in SF’s Mission
"Hundreds of protesters gathered in front of Planned Parenthood Saturday at noon to oppose and support abortion rights. The two groups faced off across barricades at the clinic located at 1650 Valencia St."