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Why I Escort: A Day in the Life of ClinicEscort

Last Saturday, I spent my morning in the company of nearly two dozen lurkers, skulkers, stalkers, harassers, and creeps… and I can’t wait to do it again. As the “40 Days for Life” campaign kicks off, one escort tells their story.

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Nebraska Police Brace for Onslaught at Carhart Clinic

Will Bellevue, Neb., become the new Wichita as the epicenter of the anti-abortion protest movement? Not if Herb Evers can help it.

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Without Providers, There is No Choice

A steady decline in abortion providers, due to violence and/or the threat thereof, and a shortage of new providers among young doctors and medical students, underscores that legality does not guarantee access.

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Kansas City Star: Extremists, Militants Frequently Contact Roeder in Jail

The list of those visiting and communicating with the man accused of killing Wichita abortion provider George Tiller reads like a who’s who of anti-abortion militants, reports Judy L. Thomas of the Kansas City Star.

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Dr. Carhart, Under Threat from “Domestic Terrorist Network,” Abandoned by Federal Marshals

Despite mounting threats to his clinic–and potentially his life–by
extremists with links to the murderer of Kansas Dr. George
Tiller, the DOJ has removed federal marshals that were protecting Nebraska Dr. Leroy Carhart. 

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PSLweb: Gay Man Assaulted While Acting as Clinic Escort, Protecting Women’s Rights

Charles Wright, a 50-year-old gay man and former vice-president of Cleveland’s National Organization for Women, was assaulted by protestors outside a clinic at which he serves as an escort for women seeking services.

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It’s Time for a Stronger Defense of The Right to Choose

Clinic violence along with the constant legislative assault on access to abortion doesn’t just hurt and marginalize providers, it denies the rights of the one in three American women who will seek an abortion in their lifetimes.

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A Man Who Trusted Women

Dr. George Tiller leaves a legacy of courage, tenacity and an abiding dedication to women’s rights. Many of those touched by him continue to mourn his death.

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New Report: Abortion Providers = American Human Rights Defenders, Now Under Increasing Attack

A new report by the Center for Reproductive Rights (CRR) calls on both the federal and state governments to address the growing threats against and stigmatization and abuse of abortion providers throughout the United States. The report is accompanied by a series of videos including interviews with providers, and an action campaign targeting Congress.

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“Anonymous” Republican Senator Obstructs Resolution to Condemn Clinic Violence

So much for agreeing on the denunciation of violence against health care workers. A Republican Senator has put a hold on a Senate resolution condemning such violence because it mentions those scary words: “reproductive health.”

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