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BIRMINGHAM, Jan 30 (LSN) – After the bomb exploded in the Alabama clinic Thursday, police handcuffed and took a man into custody. That man was innocent pro-lifer Minzor Chadwick whose arrest by police was carried around the world by television reporters hungry for a pro-life prey. Chadwick, 57, was questioned for more than six hours by detectives and federal agents. A faithful pro-life activist,  Chadwick has protested at the clinic for about 10 years holding a sign reading “Abortion Kills Children” and passing out pro-life literature across the street from the abortion mill. “I’m not for killing people,” he said. “I’m pro-life and what happened today wasn’t pro-life.”  Pro-life groups across the country condemned the violence. Family Research Council President Gary Bauer pointed out that such acts of violence injure the pro-life cause. The National Coalition for Life and Peace, a nationwide coalition of pro-life organizations and individuals that oppose abortion-  related violence, also spoke out against the violence. Coordinator Steven Ertelt said, “abortion-  related violence has no place in the right-to-life movement or our country and pro-life people will continue to only engage in peaceful, legal activities which will protect life.” David Lackey, who heads Birmingham Operation Rescue, called the bombing a “deplorable act,” and said, “this is against everything we stand for.”  However, pro-abortion groups such as Planned Parenthood were quick to exploit the incident and place blame on the same groups, which so fervently condemned the violence.  The American Jewish Congress also foisted blame on pro-lifers, in a press release saying, “Once again, a 'Right to Life’ zealot has inflicted indiscriminate death.” In Boston, Massachusetts,  legislators used the occasion to introduce a bill to create a legal buffer zone around abortion clinics.  Never, in the secular media could it be hinted that perhaps a disgruntled victim of abortion who changed his or her mind after the fact might be responsible.

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