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Operation Rescue Thinks Bubble Zone Should Be Just One Inch

Spokesman Troy Newman invokes the Bart Simpson defense in sidewalk counseling.

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Operation Rescue Stokes the Flames in New Mexico

Operation Rescue employs their inflammatory and deceptive tactics in New Mexico.

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At Germantown Clinic Protest, Operation Rescue’s Troy Newman Calls Pregnant Woman “Bitch”

Here’s a scene from Germantown, Maryland, where hundreds of clinic defenders have been gathering to peacefully protect the clinic where Dr. LeRoy Carhart will provide care to women in need of late abortions. Troy Newman, President of Operation Rescue, calls a pregnant woman, “bitch.”

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Summer of Choice: A Grassroots Response to Attacks on Clinics

A grassroots pro-choice movement is being organized to gather in support and solidarity with Dr. Carhart.  It is being called The Summer of Choice.  The national legislative assault against women, combined with Operation Rescue’s declaration of war against one of our few remaining physicians accomplished in later term abortions brings clarity, focus and determination to our effort.

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Taking a Knife To An Abortion Clinic

Thank goodness the Florida “siege” is almost over.

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Brownback Nominates Operation Rescue Attorney to Kansas Board of Healing Arts

Kansas Governor Sam Brownback has nominated Operation Rescue defense attorney Richard Macias to the Kansas Board of Healing Arts, which is tasked with licensing and disciplining Kansas physicians.

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Operation Rescue Moving In Across the Street From Carhart

Going in for an abortion will now be even more harassment-filled, as Operation Rescue rents the building across the street from Dr. Carhart in Maryland.

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STOKING FIRE: Randall Terry’s Campaign Platform

Randall Terry is running for president specifically against Barack Obama. Not surprisingly, making abortion illegal is the pivot around which Terry’s candidacy spins.

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Morning Roundup: Montana Judge Orders Hysterectomy

Operation Rescue holds breath, stamps feet about Planned Parenthood funding, Arkansas legislature introduces “fetal pain” bill, will GOP choose budget cuts or denial of women’s rights, and a Montana judge orders a hysterectomy against a woman’s will.

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Virulent New Wave of Anti-Women, Anti-Abortion Attacks

From the “guerrilla activists” trying to take down Planned Parenthood to the state and federal legislators (from both parties) further restricting women’s access to abortion, 2011 has seen more assaults on women’s most fundamental rights yet – even more even under the Bush years. There are 3 anti-abortion federal bills and more than 200 state level bills restricting access to abortion (and cutting funds for birth control, cancer screenings and other basic care for women into the attacks for good measure). Many of the state-level bills pose fundamental challenges to Roe v. Wade, paving the way for Supreme Court challenges down the line.  What we need is an outpouring of resistance to this assault on the humanity of women!

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