Anti-abortion activists who conducted a rescue at a Washington, DC, late-term abortion facility in 2020 face up to a decade in federal prison each. You can write them letters and deposit money in their commissary accounts as they await sentencing.
'This conviction is blatant abuse of political power,' Concerned Women for America CEO Penny Nance said of the conviction of five pro-life activists who blocked access to a late-term abortion center in Washington, D.C.
Thomas More Society senior counsel Steve Crampton said the jury was forced to make its decision based on an evidentiary record that was 'very narrow and constrained' and said his firm plans 'to vigorously prosecute an appeal on numerous issues.'
Pro-lifers rallied outside the district courthouse in Washington, D.C. on Thursday to pray for the five pro-life activists currently standing trial on federal charges for blocking access to a late-term abortion clinic.
Prosecutor Sanjay Patel’s continued use of the phrase prompted pro-life defendant Geraghty to rebuke the attorney loudly, saying: 'I object to your characterization that a human being is a would-be child. That’s another human being!'
Jurors were not allowed to see the 2013 undercover video that defendants say motivated their pro-life efforts. In the clip, notorious late-term abortionist Cesare Santangelo says a baby born alive would be left to die.