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Saturday, November 28, 2015

Pro-life violence

Reading about the latest pro-life violence against Planned Parenthood ... Suspect in deadly Planned Parenthood attack said 'no more baby parts,' official says. For more ... Why the history of anti-abortion violence cannot be ignored and Anti-Abortion Terrorism

Violent anti-choice rhetoric must end, or anti-abortion violence never will ...

Words matter. When we dehumanize people – when we call them demons, monsters, and murderers – we make it easier for others to do them harm. Let’s not pretend that we don’t know that. How we talk about abortion matters. We know it, and anti-choice extremists and politicians know it. Anti-abortion activists are not making WANTED posters or revealing doctor’s addresses for fun. They’re doing it to harass and intimidate, and they’re doing it knowing the long history of violent fanatics using their rhetoric to justify crimes against providers and clinics .... Do we really think that there are no consequences to claiming that abortion is murder, or that Planned Parenthood is an organization of money-hungry monsters selling baby parts? ......


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