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Antiabortion activist charged in Planned Parenthood video case turns herself in

Antiabortion activist charged in Planned Parenthood video case turns herself in

One of two antiabortion activists charged by a grand jury last month in connection with filming covert videos at a local Planned Parenthood surrendered Wednesday and appeared outside court to applause from supporters who clutched homemade signs calling her a “pro-life hero.”

“She has broken no laws,” attorney Mat Staver said of client Sandra Merritt as she stood outside the county courthouse in downtown Houston after being booked. “We believe this case should be dismissed and that she should never have been...

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