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Jury to Hear Case of Anti-choice Activist’s Threat to Dr. Mila Means

Angel Dillard. Pitch.com.

Dillard’s plea to have a judge decide her case directly has been rejected.

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Another Anti-Choice Terrorist Says “Don’t Blame Me, Blame God”

The converse of “the devil made me do it” is now being used in a new anti-choice activist’s legal defense.

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Authorities Release Sketch of Potential Witness in Domestic Terrorism Attacks Against Georgia Clinics

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The FBI is investigating two fires and the burglaries of reproductive health clinics around metro Atlanta as potential domestic terrorism incidences.

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Anti-Choice Terrorist: God Told Me To Threaten Her

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If “God told me to do it” is now a defense, there’s going to be a lot of anti-choice terrorists using it.

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New Bill Proposes Expanding Clinic Buffer Zones To Protect Women From Harassment

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Advocates in Westchester County want to ensure women can access their suburban clinic without being harassed and intimidated.

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Anti-Choicers Sue For Right To Continue Picketing Abortion Providers At Home

The courts will likely have to decide whether the right to free speech supercedes the right to individuals to “right to privacy and a sense of security and peace in the home.”

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Media Fail: Associated Press Profiles “Grandpa,” Longtime Street Harasser and Stalker of Women

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Funny, “grandpa” isn’t the word that comes to my mind when we talk about a man stalking women down the street and yelling at them.

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Wisconsin Planned Parenthood Bomber: “I Lit Up the Clinic”

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The suspect in the Wisconsin Planned Parenthood clinic bombing showed no remorse at his hearing.

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Why Do Violent Extremists Like Ralph Lang Get More Protection Than Women Trying to Access Abortion Care?

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In an update to a post from Februaury, Ralph Lang has finally been charged in federal court for plotting to kill Wisconsin abortion care providers.  This is good news. 

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Anti-Abortion Harassment and Violence Still Stifle Access

Although the clinic blockades of the 1980s and early 1990s, called “rescues” by anti-abortion activists, are fewer than they used to be thanks to 1994’s Freedom of Access to Clinic Entrances Act [FACE], the ever-present threat of violence remains a fact of life for providers.

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