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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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Operation Rescue, Jill Stanek: Only Too Happy to Aid and Abet

Anti-choice groups across the nation are busy insisting that since they didn’t personally pull the trigger, their protests, harassment, and hate speech are not to blame for the murder of Kansas abortion provider Dr. George Tiller. Yet some anti-choice activists — even now — seem only too happy to aid and abet the crazy ones who will resort to violence.

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Progressive Values vs. Far-Right Values on Display

The contrasts between the extremist values and tactics of the far-right and those of progressives are being made more clear as the election intensifies.

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Anti-Abortion Groups Clash at DNC Protests

Two anti-choice groups, both claiming the moniker “Operation Rescue,” will descend on the DNC to protest. Problem is, one group plans for an in-your-face rally with an illegal sit-in while the other group wants a peaceful demonstration.

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