This month brings two anniversaries of note to those of us who are interested in the role that doctors can play in the struggle for social justice: May 21, when pro-slavery “ruffians” invaded Lawrence, Kansas in 1856, and May 31, when George Tiller was murdered by an anti-abortion terrorist in 2009.
In addition to bringing to light stories of harassment, Crosshairs also calls for reforms in the legal system, making it an absolute must-read for anyone in media and reproductive rights advocacy.
Since 2010, Sean Fieler, a New Jersey-based hedge fund manager and fervent Catholic, has personally contributed nearly $18 million to political candidates and causes that align with his anti-choice, anti-LGBT, and pro-theocracy views, according to an analysis of tax filings and campaign finance records by RH Reality Check.
Zachary Klundt is accused of vandalizing All Families Healthcare in March, destroying much of the clinic. The destruction was so complete that the clinic was closed indefinitely.
Five years after the brutal murder of Dr. George Tiller, our political and legal climate has only made targeted clinic violence more likely.
A former Alabama mayoral candidate is caught on tape thundering at his small children about “killing babies,” beginning their lifelong lesson in fear and revulsion.
Susan Cahill, a physician assistant who manages All Families Healthcare, told RH Reality Check that she believes the break-in was part of a coordinated effort to intimidate the facility into no longer providing abortion care.
As much of the world took a collective pause to express appreciation for the man who came to personify the struggle for human rights and racial justice in South Africa, the right-wing base that now fuels the Republican Party erupted in consternation and condemnation.
Is the Los Angeles “minister” going from campaign gig to gig trying to get arrested?
Roeder’s lawyer says so-called necessity defense is a fiction of the imagination of extremist anti-choice groups.