The San Francisco District Attorney’s Workplace has filed fees towards the chief of a infamous anti-abortion group right after it allegedly “invaded” a clinic at San Francisco Basic Hospital and stalked and harassed a doctor.

Aaron Jonathan Hurley, a Los Angeles resident, faces a felony stalking demand and several vandalism and trespassing fees — which includes a misdemeanor “obstructing liberty of entry to a clinic” charge — following an alleged dayslong campaign in which he and other anti-abortion activists harassed a medical doctor and people on the lookout for reproductive treatment. The rates were being filed Thursday by District Lawyer Chesa Boudin’s workplace.

According to a information release supplied by the business, Hurley is a member of Progressive Anti-Abortion Rebellion. The group obtained national notoriety last month when it claimed to have taken 115 fetuses from Curtis Bay, a Baltimore-primarily based health care squander corporation, for burial. (The medical corporation advised area information station WUSA that it is from corporation plan to transport fetal stays.)

On March 13, the launch reported, Hurley, alongside with other persons, allegedly desecrated a “Madonna and Child” statue at the healthcare facility — covering it with pretend blood and stickers with the doctor’s identify outlined. 

A day later, a team of anti-abortion activists allegedly ransacked the Women’s Solutions Centre at the medical center, exactly where the doctor is believed to be utilized. One of the associates allegedly pretended to be “in want of counseling to illegally acquire access” to the clinic, the statement examine. Even though a nurse was chatting to her, Hurley and other trespassers allegedly barged via the clinic doorways and commenced filming and harassing clients and staff members. They chanted, “We know who you are, we know what you do.” 

They also allegedly attempted to break into operating rooms.


Later on that day, Hurley and other folks went to the doctor’s dwelling — allegedly putting stickers on the entrance doorway of the doctor’s dwelling and of neighbors’ houses that browse “a killer lives in your neighborhood.” Flyers ended up also allegedly plastered close to the community with a QR code to a web site figuring out the physician and listing “false, inflammatory” promises about abortion.

The medical doctor, fearing their security, adjusted their “entire personal routine” to evade the anti-abortion activists.

“Reproductive rights are below attack throughout the country — and listed here in San Francisco. Appropriate listed here in our city, doctors who provide essential well being treatment together with susceptible people are becoming stalked at their households and destinations of work,” Boudin stated in a assertion. “My workplace will unconditionally safeguard all health-related vendors and women of all ages who work out their constitutional ideal to search for abortion or other reproductive overall health treatment.”

Hurley will be arraigned Thursday afternoon.