Probable Scam Kicks Off Week-Long Abortion Protest
Over the weekend, dueling protest events kicked off near the Maryland offices of LeRoy Carhart, the doctor anti-abortion nutjobs have been obsessing over since Dr. George Tiller was murdered. About 180 pro-choice advocates came out to support Dr. Carhart, but the anti-abortion crowd managed to make a more dramatic statement, thanks to their ridiculous antics and willingness to simply make shit up.
Dr. Carhart, who is one of the few doctors who perform late-term abortions, wasn’t at the event outside of his offices yesterday, which launched the Summer Celebration of Choice, but his name, along with that of his friend Dr. Tiller, was mentioned frequently, according to The Washington Post. The same was true of the 9-day-counter event Summer of Mercy 2.0, which is a repeat of a protest outside Dr. Tiller’s clinic nearly 20 years ago.
The clinic will be shut down all week so patients don’t have to fight their way through a wall of praying protesters. One woman who says she saw Dr. Carhart became the star of anti-abortion protest when a video about her was played on Saturday night. […]
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