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.
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.
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.
Rachel Larris gets to the bottom of what really happened in Alabama this week when anti-choice protestors face off against clinic staff women trying to do their jobs.
Next week Operation Rescue takes their show on the road to Kansas to Dr. Tiller’s clinic and Operation Save America prepares to “commemorate” convicted killer Eric Rudolph’s sentencing – at the site of the Birmingham, clinic he bombed; and all of the usual suspects will be there.