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Terror in Charlotte

Staff at a clinic in Charlotte, N.C., under attack from anti-choice “terrorists” work in conditions most would find unendurable. Why? They say: “We believe in what we do. And some of us came to work here after being patients here ourselves.”

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Roundup: You Can All Be Shameful Next Year

NARAL’s hall of shame has some anti-choicers thrilled, others peeved, and still more ready to up the rhetoric to make the cut next year. Plus, removing the stigma from sexual health and discussing the big G.

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Anti-Choice Extremists Hold Contest for Burning Congressional Leaders in Effigy

“We’re not violent” anti-choice extremists are holding a contest that includes asking supporters to burn Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid in effigy.

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Catholic Hierarchy Forgets What “Catholic” Means

The recent trend of refusing Communion to pro-choice politicians is a prime example of how flawed leadership is weakening the Catholic Church.

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Terry v. Newman

The dispute between Randall Terry and Troy Newman sheds light on the way that activism can satisfy a person’s hunger for attention and influence—how it can become a power trip.

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The Rise of Right-wing Extremism

The Department of Homeland Security warned about a rise of right-wing extremism. Since then there have been at least three cases of domestic terrorism, and the rhetoric on the right is only becoming more frenzied and vitriolic.

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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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Extreme Facebook Friends

Operation Rescue president Troy Newman is Facebook friends with a host of individuals who endorse violence against abortion clinics and providers.

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Cristina Page, Troy Newman “Clash” on PBS over Late-Term Abortions

Cristina Page takes one for the team and goes up against Operation Rescue’s Troy Newman on a PBS “Issue Clash,” debating late-term abortions.

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Tiller Murder Suspect Speaks

Scott Roeder, the man charged with first-degree murder for
shooting George Tiller, spoke to the Associated Press today.

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