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Anti Abortion Protesters

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Here's How The Anti-Abortion Movement Plans To Modernize Its Approach | Samantha Lachman | Posted 01.22.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- While Republican lawmakers squabbled over a single bill banning abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy, the anti-abortion movement's lead...

Undercover Audio Reveals How Anti-Abortion Activists Pursue Patients, Providers

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 08.12.2014 | Politics

On the same day that Texas abortion clinics fought in court to remain open, anti-abortion activists held a training session at the state's capitol on ...

ReThink Review: After Tiller -- Defending Late-Term Abortion

Jonathan Kim | Posted 11.26.2013 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

After Tiller follows doctors in Nebraska as restrictive new anti-abortion laws force him to close his clinic and attempt to open a new one. After just a few minutes of watching these doctors consult with colleagues and patients, two prevalent anti-abortion myths can be completely dispelled.

WATCH: Maddow Celebrates Major Anniversary

Posted 01.23.2013 | Media

Rachel Maddow honored the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade on her Tuesday night show. The MSNBC host sent two of her producers to women's clinics in...

'How A Day At Planned Parenthood Changed My Life'

Tayce Taylor | Posted 11.03.2012 | Teen
Tayce Taylor

I took out my rosary and got out of the car to meet with my group to go pray for the struggling women who are being yelled at by crowds of angry people waving vulgar posters out their windows.

Debt Ceiling Chaos Is a Born-Again Religion Problem

Frank Schaeffer | Posted 09.14.2011 | Politics
Frank Schaeffer

To understand what is going on with the budget and debt ceiling debates, you need to understand that this hatred of all things government has theological roots that have nothing to do with facts.

The Abortion Wars Will Never Go Away (A Former "Pro-Life" Crusader Reconsiders)

Frank Schaeffer | Posted 07.23.2011 | Politics
Frank Schaeffer

The way abortion was legalized in America in Roe v Wade and Doe v Bolton, was needlessly sweeping and extreme. It's left us with a culture war that won't quit and turned the Republican Party into a far right fringe element dominated by religious extremists.

'Grossly Offensive' Anti-Abortion Billboard Rises In SoHo

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

UPDATE: After criticism from local black leaders, the billboard is coming down. Rev. Al Sharpton said Lamar Outdoor advertising agreed to remove the s...

Reproductive Fraud? Sham Pregnancy Centers Face Pushback

Jacob M. Appel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jacob M. Appel

It's increasingly difficult to figure out which of the numerous organizations claiming to offer "reproductive health services" actually provide termination referrals and which are merely sham clinics established by right-wing religious activists.

Anti-Abortion Activists Required To Keep Distance From Clinics, People Under New Ordinance

Chicago Breaking News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The Chicago City Council today voted 27-11 to pass an ordinance creating a so-called bubble zone requiring anti-abortion activists to keep their dista...

Abortion Protesters, Aurora Cut Planned Parenthood Deal

The Beacon-News | ANDRE SALLES | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Tonight, the City Council will have a chance to bring a two-year legal battle between the city and anti-abortion protesters to a close....

Daley Will Sign Abortion Protest Buffer Zone Law

Chicago Sun-Times | FRAN SPIELMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

In a political about-face, Mayor Daley said Friday he would sign legislation creating a protective zone around Chicago hospitals and clinics to keep p...

Ordinance Would Create 'Bubble' To Protect Abortion Patients, Providers From Protesters

Chicago Sun-Times | FRAN SPIELMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Arguing that abortion protests have grown more "vicious" and "in-your-face" since the May 31 murder of a Wichita, Kan., doctor, a Chicago City Council...

Dr. Carhart, Under Threat From "Domestic Terrorist Network," Abandoned by Federal Marshalls

Jodi Jacobson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jodi Jacobson

Dr. Carhart lost his federal marshal protection two weeks ago, much to the alarm of pro-choice leaders, leaving him vulnerable at a time when anti-choice violence has been escalating.

Preliminary Hearing for Scott Roeder Reveals Details

Leonard Zeskind | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Leonard Zeskind

Scott Roeder, wearing a greenish suit with a red tie, sat impassive and stone-faced throughout the hearing. He had served time in prison before.

Sotomayor Protester: "What About The Unborn?" (VIDEO)

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

UDPATE: One of the anti-protesters arrested at Monday's confirmation hearings for Sonia Sotomayor was none other than Jane Roe, real name Norma McCorv...

Come Together to Prevent My Murder

Jen Boulanger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jen Boulanger

In my 15 years as the executive director of the Allentown Women's Center, a reproductive health care facility that also performs abortions, I have never felt more vulnerable.

Anti-Abortion Leaders Jailed Protesting Focus On The Family

Colorado Independant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The longstanding feud between hard-line abortion foes American Right to Life Action and Focus on the Family founder James Dobson came to a head in a C...

Closed Wichita Clinic Leaves Abortion Protesters At A Loss

NY Times | MONICA DAVEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

For the first time in years, only a Wichita police car has been waiting outside the abortion clinic of Dr. George R. Tiller, who was shot to death a w...

Why the Right Shoots Abortion Doctors Not Child Traffickers.

Mike Alvear | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Mike Alvear

The reverence for life in the right-to-life crowd stops when the breathing starts.