Xavier Becerra

Court Halts Criminal Proceedings Against Planned Parenthood Video Journalists

The California Supreme Court granted an emergency stay on Friday in the criminal proceedings against Sandra Merritt, one of the Center for Medical Progress (CMP) journalists who produced the undercover videos exposing Planned Parenthood’s alleged practice of harvesting and selling the body parts of aborted babies for profit. 

David Daleiden, right, one of the two anti-abortion activists indicted last week, leaves the courtroom with attorney's Peter Breen, left, and Terry Yates, center, after turning himself in to authorities Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016, in Houston. Daleiden and Sandra Merritt are charged with tampering with a governmental record, a felony …

Democrats Fail to Mention Venezuela Crisis in State of the Union Response

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra referenced gun control, environmental regulation, and the FBI probe into Russian election meddling during the Spanish-language Democratic response to the State of the Union response on Tuesday, but he failed to mention the single biggest crisis currently affecting Latin Americans: the collapse of socialist Venezuela.

FILE - In this May 3, 2017, file photo, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra answers a question during a news conference in Sacramento, Calif. The top lawyers for 19 states will urge a federal judge Monday, Oct. 23, 2017, to force President Donald Trump's administration to pay health care subsidies …

Democrat SOTU Spanish Response: Border Emergency Declaration Illegal

California’s Attorney General Xavier Becerra called “immoral” and “illegal” a possible emergency declaration for the southern border adding that he would be ready to fight it in court “the moment it touches the ground.” The statement was made during the Democrat response in Spanish to the State of the Union Address.

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More Trump vs. California: EPA Rolls Back Fuel Standards

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced Monday that it would roll back ambitious emissions standards for cars and trucks, setting up a confrontation with environmentalists and with the State of California.

Los Angeles Traffic (Jae C. Hong / Associated Press)