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Wisconsin Clinic Arsonist Found Guilty

Francis Grady was found guilty of federal arson.

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Voice of Choice: Turning the Tables on Anti-choice Bullies

Todd Stave. Ricky Cariotti/The Washington Post.

After an anti-choice protest at his child’s school, Todd Stave turns the tables on anti-choice bullies by standing up and fighting back.

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Wichita “Pro-Life Memorial” Backers Specialize in Terrorizing Women and Physicians

Wichita Police arrest Mark Holick in Wichita, Kansas.

The planned memorial is the latest fleeting desperate attempt at notoriety for a couple of washed up anti-choice terrorists in a town with no one left to terrorize. And yet, it could serve as a terrorist training ground for spreading extremism.

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While New Orleans Slept, an Arsonist Sent a Message

ELIOT KAMENITZ / THE TIMES-PICAYUNE: Deon Haywood, executive director of WWAV. [img src]

Last Friday morning at 4 AM, when most of New Orleans was sleeping, one or more arsonists torched the offices of Women With A Vision (WWAV), a group run by activist women of color. When an arsonist breaks into the offices of fierce women of color, sets fire to HIV education materials, and torches plastic replicas of vaginas and breasts, we’d say the evidence is clear. It’s a hate crime. 

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Anti-Choicers and Domestic Terrorism In Georgia: Are We Finally Getting It?

A series of arsons and burglaries in Georgia women’s health clinics makes it clear that anti-choice terrorism isn’t the result of “lone wolf” actors, but is the natural result of an ideology that has violent force baked into it.

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State of Alabama Harasses and Seeks to Close Abortion Clinic, While Women Die Needlessly in Childbirth

New Woman All Women in Birmingham Alabama is the abortion clinic bombed by Eric Rudolph in 1998 resulting in the death of a police officer and the maiming of a nurse. It has now been “bombed” by the Alabama Department of Public Health under the direction presumably of anti-choice Governor Robert J. Bentley, a dermatologist.

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Passionate Engagement: Two Doctors Speak About Their Activism for the Right to Safe Abortion

I suggest that that these doctors’ statements point to a paradox of the abortion conflict in the United States; whether abortion provider or supporter, engagement with this issue introduces these clinicians to a diverse group of allies, with a shared sense of mission, that is rare elsewhere in medicine.

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Wisconsin: Perfect Setting for National Discussion About Anti-Choice Terrorism

Wisconsin. Perfect setting for the national conversation to finally address the domestic terrorism of anti-choice zealots.

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STOKING FIRE: Extremist Anti-Choice Groups Plan Five-State Assault

Anti-choice extremists are at it again. Not to be outdone by Catholic bishops, Flip Benham’s Operation Save America has teamed up with Go Stand Speak, LifeLink, Jeremiah Cry Ministries, Personhood USA, and Repent America to make five states abortion “refuges.”

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Nebraska Legislature Considers Justifiable Homicide of Abortion Doctors

The Nebraska Legislature considers a bill that would give a third party the right to use deadly force to protect a fetus. In other words, the right to kill an abortion provider. 

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