Faith and Freedom with Liberty Counsel’s Mat Staver, and BarbWire.com Founder Matt Barber… An 11-minute weekday radio program discussing hot topics in the area of religious liberty, the sanctity of human life and the family.
Contrary to the clear letter of the law, the San Francisco Judge, Christopher Hite denied Sandra Susan Merritt’s request to the Superior Court to dismiss counts one through fourteen of the criminal charges filed by the Attorney General because he had failed to refile those charges according to the time prescribed by the law. Very clear cut and dry. Should have been dismissed, but the judge refused to do so. We’re going to be talking about it on Faith and Freedom.
Mat Staver: Now, Judge Hite, the State Court Judge, said that the Attorney General, Xavier Becerra, “intended” …intended…Matt, he said he intended to refile the previously dismissed counts against Merritt and he gave him until the close of the business day of the day of the hearing, a week ago to correct what he called a “clerical error.”
There is no exception for well, Judge, the law gives an exception if I didn’t file, but I intended to file. Or if there’s a “clerical error” — meaning I just never filed the complaint…
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