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Banners, Binoculars and Rosary Beads: Anti-Choice Misogyny, Naivete and Invasiveness On Display in Germantown

Operation Rescue in Germantown, Maryland

Yesterday and this morning, I spent several hours assisting with clinic defense in Germantown, Maryland, where Dr. LeRoy Carhart comes several times a month to see patients who need late abortion care. The misogyny, naivete and invasiveness of the anti-choice movement were on full display.

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Arson Suspected At Planned Parenthood Clinic In North Texas

A Texas clinic was allegedly hit by a Molotov cocktail.

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From Wichita to Germantown: Standing with Dr. Carhart

Operation Rescue now has its sights set on Germantown, Maryland.  Germantown….say hi to your new neighbors.  Speaking from experience I can say that ignoring them is not an effective strategy.  The longer they can go about their work uninhibited the more successful they will become. We need to mobilize now.

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George Tiller: Courage in the Face of Adversity

I feel so lucky to work in a clinic where we can offer women respectful and safe services regardless of income or medical acuity.

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George Tiller’s Work Must Continue

George Tiller used to say “There is no Q. U. I. T. in G. E. O. R. G. E.” The word “quit” was not in his vocabulary, and it should not be in ours.

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Anti-Choice Groups Oppose Anti-Terrorism Legislation

The FACE Act exists simply to keep anti-choice extremists from using violence or other terrorist tactics against abortion clinics and patients. Anyone “pro-life” should oppose terrorism, so why are anti-choicers fighting FACE instead?

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“Vicious Attack On Pro-Lifer” May Not Have Been Attack On Pro-Lifer

The discovery of a second homemade bomb incident has authorities wondering if “attack” was crime of convenience.

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Morning Roundup: Price of Preterm Birth Prevention Medication Skyrockets

Preterm birth medication cost will go up 150 times due to exclusivity contract, FBI arrests suspect in Fresno Planned Parenthood arson case, Georgia moves to only allow abortions to be performed in hospitals, and Senator Rand Paul connects abortion, light bulbs, and his toilet. And he really hates his toilet.

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Morning Roundup: NYC Council Passes CPC Disclosure Bill

Would-be clinic bomber gets short sentence thanks to good grades, BYU basketball player kicked off the team for having premarital sex, prosecutors may seek death penalty against Kermit Gosnell, and NYC will be the next city that requires CPC’s to disclose they don’t provide abortion.

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Morning Roundup: Jacksonville Mayoral Candidate Jokes About Bombing Abortion Clinics

South Dakota wants to require a crisis pregnancy center visit before an abortion, racist billboards appear in Manhattan, Oklahoma and Missouri advance bills banning abortion at 20 weeks, and a Jacksonville mayoral canditate jokes about bombing clinics, but said it was ok, the audience was Catholic.

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