Entries Tagged ‘FACE’

DOJ continues to lose FACE

2013-01-14_14001/15, 7p: The poll is closed. 91% of you think the DOJ is trying to intimidate pro-lifers.

1/14, 3:08: (See poll at bottom of post.)

Last week President Obama’s Department of Justice lost yet another Freedom of Access to Clinics case when it settled with pro-lifer David Hamilton.

More on Attorney General Eric Holder’s harassment of Hamilton below.

But for those keeping count, here is the losing list of FACE cases brought forth by the Obama DOJ so far (including one not even listed on the DOJ site, US v. Parente):

Memo to FBI: Back away from pro-lifers

News about the visit the FBI paid to son-in-law Andy Moore is getting around – as far as New Zealand.

Today Andy’s attorneys, the Life Legal Defense Fund, sent a letter to the FBI accusing it and President Obama’s Department of Justice of attempting to intimidate pro-life activists around the country:

Obama DOJ drops one FACE lawsuit, doubles down on another

I’ve been following two (of eight) Freedom of Access to Clinics Act cases brought by Obama’s Department of Justice against pro-life activists.

There is good news to report on one and bad on another.

District court judges in both lawsuits had ruled against the DOJ, and the ball was in the DOJ’s court.

Another FACE blow: Judge denies DOJ request to muzzle pro-life activist

On January 16 I reported that a Florida court had dismissed a case brought against a pro-lifer by the Department of Justice based on the Freedom of Access to Clinics Act. Well, last week a second of the eight cases the DOJ has filed since President Barack Obama took office received a serious blow.

Court dismisses FACE case, suspects DOJ of set-up

Quick backdrop from Our Sunday Visitor: Passed in 1994 as a way to limit violence outside abortion clinics, the FACE [Freedom of Access to Clinics] Act has been used with greater frequency in recent years. Since the start of President Barack Obama’s administration in 2009, the Justice Department has filed eight cases under the FACE […]

  

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