Appeals court rules for pro-life advocates shackled, strip-searched by police

LifeNews: “The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit issued a ruling on Monday upholding a district court decision that denied the request of several Maryland state police officers to be immune from a lawsuit filed by Alliance Defense Fund attorneys representing pro-life advocates . . . ‘Pro-life advocates shouldn’t be handcuffed and arrested for expressing their beliefs,’ said ADF Litigation Counsel [Daniel Blomberg]. ‘The 4th Circuit’s decision is a positive development for our clients, who deserve justice after what they endured.’”