Friday, January 04, 2013

Life Links 1/4/13

A businessman in Portland, Oregon who was mad at prolifers who protest outside a Planned Parenthood next to his business organized pro-abortion protest to counter the prolifers.  The video of the protest/counterprotest includes showing some of the posters of aborted children and a crazy pro-abort who thinks prolifers are violating a woman's constitutional right by protesting. 
The anti-abortion protesters held large full-color signs which they say depict aborted fetuses, while other protesters loudly recited religious admonitions against abortion.

That was largely drowned out by the group gathered in front of Guitar Grave and Mike's Restaurant, Fink's businesses, who chanted slogans like "Abortion is health care and health care is a right." Fink used social media to rally support and offered free sandwiches and coffee to the counter-protesters.

The New York Times has an article on an abortion hotline in Chile which is straddling the law in a country where abortion is illegal.
In a country where abortion is entirely illegal, even in cases of rape or when a woman's life is in danger, the hot line is a risky endeavor. Operating in a legal gray area, volunteers face a daunting prison sentence if a conversation veers too far from a lawyer-approved script. The hot line already has had three lawsuits brought against it, though all were eventually dropped.

Paul Ryan will be the keynote speaker at the SBA List's dinner in April.

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