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WASHINGTON, Oct 28 (LSN) – In recent weeks the pro-abortion movement and homosexual activists have used the deaths of a homosexual youth and an abortionist to engender hatred for and condemnation of pro-life and pro-family advocates.  Following the shooting death of abortionist Barnett Slepian, Canadian abortion pioneer Henry Morgentaler said “It’s obvious a person like this wouldn’t have the knowledge of who the target should be and it’s obvious he’s had the help of the pro-life people.”“This casts a stain on the whole pro-life movement as accomplices to murder and violence when they claim themselves to be protecting the fetus,” he told the Toronto Sun. The Wednesday edition of the Toronto Sun carries his comments and can be found at: https://www.canoe.ca/TorontoNews/ts.ts-10-27-0022.html   Similarly, Patricia Ireland, President of the National Organization of Women (NOW) said in a press release Saturday “Doctors and staff at the clinics still face death threats, arson, bombing, stalking,  extortion and murder.”“And abortion opponents who capitalize on these acts to instill fear in every clinic worker are just as guilty as those who light the match or pull the trigger,” Ireland continued.  To see the NOW press release go to:  https://www.now.org/press/10-98/10-24-98.html   The same tactics were used a few weeks ago regarding the death of homosexual youth Matthew Shepard in Wyoming. On NBC’s Today Show, host Katie Couric went so far as to ask the following question of Wyoming governor Tom Garanger: ” Some gay rights activists have said that some conservative political organizations like the Christian Coalition, the Family Research Council and Focus on the Family are contributing to this anti-homosexuality atmosphere by having an ad campaign saying if you are a homosexual you can change your orientation. That prompts people to say if I meet someone who’s homosexual I’m going to take action and try to convince them or try to harm them. Do you believe that such groups are contributing to this climate?”

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