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Are the secret Planned Parenthood videos protected under the 1st Amendment?

Are the secret Planned Parenthood videos protected under the 1st Amendment?

A judge in San Francisco will hear arguments Friday on whether undercover videos showing Planned Parenthood executives talking candidly about the harvesting of fetal tissue represent undercover journalism protected by the 1st Amendment or an incitement to violence against abortion clinics nationwide.

An anti-abortion activist secretly recorded closed-door conferences of abortion providers and posted portions on the Internet last summer, prompting congressional hearings, state investigations into fetal tissue sales and a storm of negative publicity for Planned Parenthood.

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Planned Parenthood videos: In the Dec. 18...

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