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I admire the courage of pro-life side walk counselors

Posted in Created Equal, pro-choice violence, Pro-Life, Sidewalk Counseling with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , on October 29, 2015 by saynsumthn

I admire courage and especially the courage of pro-life sidewalk counselors. Case in point, most people would back away from anyone threatening them while they stood for preborn children outside an abortion clinic but not veteran pro-life counselor Michele Herzog.

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In full disclosure, I know Michele very well. We both stood in the trenches together for years outside South Florida abortion clinics. She and I also had the unfortunate opportunity to attend the funeral of a woman who died from a legal abortion. The woman’s name was Carolina Gutierrez and I wrote about that experience to some degree here.

Michele has experienced abortion and therefore she has a lot of compassion for the women. But after becoming aware of the reality of what abortion does to the child, Michele also takes an unrelenting stand for the babies. Time after time I have watched Michele stand her ground in defense of little babies. She has been the recipient of all sorts of threats over her many years outside abortion facilities. But, Michele remained unyielding even when rocks were being thrown at her. She also stood up to an abortionist who had given her the most obscene gestures.

Abortionist Randall Whitney shoots the finger at pro-life activist because she refused to call him "doctor."

Abortionist Randall Whitney shoots the finger at pro-life activist because she refused to call him “doctor.”

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Michele represents a number of pro-life warriors who faithfully stand as the last defense to cry out for children about to be executed. Everyone is a hero and each should be commended. Often, they stand alone and a majority of what they receive is negative – yet they return day after day after day. I know this, because, although I know some personally I also follow many of these faithful activists on Facebook and I read the daily comments they post. Many share how often they are abused by the police, abortion clinic staff, passers-by, and patients.

It was such a post that prompted me to write this piece. It took place outside a Florida abortion clinic earlier this month. Michele and others were crying out for a baby whose mother had just driven into the Epoc abortion clinic. Michele wrote about what took place:

“This woman came with her abortion bound friend to the Epoc abortuary on Saturday and was as vile and wicked as they come. She laughed and encouraged her friend to go through with killing her baby and then left her there. Sandra and I wanted to make sure to plead with her one more time to do what she could to get her friend out and to save the innocent baby, so we waited at the corner.”

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“When I first got there she told me she was going to kick my ___ if I didn’t move away. I had given the ministry phone to Sandra’s daughter so she could take pictures and video throughout the afternoon and in this video the woman in the car was ready to jump out after Sandra’s daughter.” That video can be viewed here.

In her usual calm way, Michele asked the woman if she was issuing a threat and reiterated her desire to see her friend’s baby saved from abortion. Michele then pointed out to the woman that the clinic’s owner has no license. James Pendergraft’s medical license has been suspended indefinitely by the state medical board and he was recently arrested in South Carolina for operating an illegal mobile abortion clinic there.

“We tell every abortion bound women and their companions of Pendergraft’s arrest and that they found with instruments with old blood and tissue on them. We tell them of the mobile abortion clinic he was running and the drugs found. Two couples left that day and chose life for their babies, but the rest of the women….none of that seemed to faze them,” she told Live Action News.

Instead of going back to the abortion clinic and warning her friend or simply driving away, the abortion supporter picked up a gallon jug of water she had in her car and hurled it at Michele.

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These kind of incidents have become regular events for pro-life activists. Earlier this week, another pro-life group had their signs illegally removed by an abortion supporter during an awareness campaign in a public overpass.

The intolerance of advocates of “personal choice” is increasingly more vocal and at times vicious. It is another sign of the desperation that the abortion lobby feels as it looses ground in this war. Given the current environment, it is only a matter of time before another abortion advocate physically harms a pro-lifer.

But, Michele and many others who stand between the baby and death on a daily basis do not think about their own risk. For them, their one and only concern is to stop the killing of each baby that day. Perhaps water is not such a scary thing – but – the impressive thing I noted in Michele’s latest video was how unflinching she was knowing the woman was threatening her. The truth is, I would have flinched or ducked or maybe even backed down. But not Michele and that is why I admire her courage and it is why I admire the courage of so many pro-life activists across the country.

NARAL supporter calls aborted babies “Children” oops “Fetuses” !

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , on September 3, 2014 by saynsumthn

The pro-life group Created Equal took abortion victim images out to Cincinnati for NARAL’s “Stand Up for Abortion Access” rally.

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In the video they asked several pro-choice NARAL supporters of abortion on demand what they thought of their signs.

They called the images of aborted children on their signs “abominable”, “offensive” and even “foolish.”

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Then this ( image above) woman is asked what she thinks of the signs and she responds, “They’re on the side of ridiculous…Actually there are very few children [OOPS], ” she catches herself and continues, ” I won’t say children, fetuses, that are aborted, um, at that late stage of a pregnancy.”

Nice try……

Mother to sue pro-lifers after her pro-choice daughter attacked them

Posted in pro-choice, Pro-choice law breakers, Pro-choice People, pro-choice violence with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on August 28, 2014 by saynsumthn

The mother of a pro-choicer who violently attacked members of the pro-life group Created Equal says she plans to file a civil lawsuit for emotional distress.

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According to ABC6, Anairis Carter claims that her daughter, Victoria Duran(the attacker),is being harassed after a video documenting the attack viral.

The attack began as members of Created Equal peacefully displayed abortion victim images on the street.

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Duran is seen hitting Created Equal’s camera and kicking down their signs.

But Duran’s mother claims she is Autistic and that’s why she attacked the group.

Watch the video: Warning- very graphic language !!

It irritates me that they are trying to make themselves be victims when they are hardly that if you’re a victim you don’t sensationalize it,” said Carter.

Carter says her daughter has been harassed at work. The family installed a home protection system. “On top of emotional distress all the excess things that have to do that have come out of pocket for me to be able to protect my children because of what the’ve done.” said Carter.

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The pro-choice attacker was recently ordered by a court to pay restitution to pro-lifers.

Seth Drayer, one of the members who was attacked was stunned when he found out about the lawsuit, responding, “She attacked us. And now her mother is planning to sue us?”

Pro-lifers are encouraged to video their events due to the highly violent atmosphere of the pro-choice community. Pro-lifers are often attacked and the only evidence they can provide is video, oftentimes.

This blogger was also stunned to hear of this lawsuit.

I have one thing to ask this mother: if you do not want your daughter’s story to “go viral” why would you file a lawsuit and do a public TV interview and the sensationalize it ? I have an idea- how about telling your daughter to not attack or HARASS others !

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A press release just released by Created Equal’s president Mark Harrington responds to the mother’s accusations:

Since the attack several accusations have been laid against Created Equal by the attacker’s mother cumulating in an appearance on Columbus TV station ABC6/FOX28 yesterday. One of the accusations was that Seth was not pushed into a city bus. Last night Created Equal released additional video to refute this accusation.

Watch the additional attack video.

Other accusations include:

Accusation #1 – Created Equal caused “emotional distress” by releasing the video.

Answer The intentional infliction of emotional distress must meet certain criteria. The behavior must be considered extreme, dangerous, and reckless. By releasing the video, Created Equal’s intention was not to inflict emotional distress but to inform the public of the constant threat of violence we face when we conduct outreach in the public square. Because of the nature of the internet, we have no control over a video once it is posted online. Bringing a lawsuit against us for something we have no control over would be considered frivolous.

Accusation # 2 – Created Equal is accused of inciting others to harass the attacker. Reportedly, individuals acting alone contacted the attacker at her place of business and home.

Answer – CCreated Equal forgives the attacker and in no way condones people acting towards this young woman in an uncivilized manner. However, we cannot control the actions of others. Blaming peaceful pro-lifers for inappropriate actions of others is like blaming the non-violent activism of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. for the violent actions of the Black Panthers.

Accusation # 3 – Created Equal never attempted to contact the attacker and did not drop the charges.

Answer A temporary restraining order (which we did not seek) was placed on the attacker keeping us from contacting her. We communicated to the prosecutor our willingness to drop the charges if the attacker would apologize. The charges were dropped and an apology was never provided. In fact, the mother defended her pro-abortion position and wrote on our Facebook page that her daughter would never apologize (see the mother’s comments HERE).

Accusation # 4 – The attacker is autistic and incapable of controlling herself because she was repeatedly asked to take information from our interns.

Answer: Apparently, the attacker had been diagnosed 25 years ago as autistic. We understand the need for a parent to desire to protect her children; however, if she is still suffering to this extent from autism her reactions to our display show she needs to be supervised.
Finally, we are disappointed that we never got the opportunity to meet with the attacker. We had hoped to share with her that we had no ill will towards her and forgive her for the incident. Sadly that opportunity never took place. The good news is we got a tacit admission of guilt by the restitution and the young lady does not have this on her record.

Unbelievable: pro-choice woman says it’s her choice to kill a baby at birth

Posted in Infanticide, NARAL, pro-choice, Pro-choice People, Pro-choice Spin with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on August 22, 2014 by saynsumthn

Created Equal has uploaded a video clip showing Director of Training Seth Drayer speaking to an abortion advocate at the NARAL Cincinnati Stand up for Abortion Access Rally.

The woman is using the “My body – my choice” argument,” so Seth points out that the baby is not part of the woman’s body.

The pro-choicer asks if the umbilical cord attached to the baby is part of her body- implying that the baby is not a separate person.

Seth points out that when his wife gave birth- their baby was still attached by the umbilical cord even though the baby was clearly outside the womb.

Her reply is stunning: watch:

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She fails to recognize that Kermit Gosnell was actually sentenced to prison for after birth abortions.

Killing Newborns and born infants- not a new idea from the pro-abortion gangs see here.

Has this actually happened? Yes- see here.

Pro-choice woman who attacked pro-life group must pay restitution

Posted in Pro-choice law breakers, pro-choice violence with tags , , , , , , , on August 22, 2014 by saynsumthn

The case against the the pro-choice woman who attacked pro-lifers in Columbus, Ohio has been closed.
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According to Mark Harrington, founder of Created Equal, whose group held abortion victim signs which enraged the pro-choicer, she has been ordered to pay restitution.

Watch the video: Warning- very graphic language !!

Harrington and the member of his group who was attacked, Seth Drayer, had previously stated that they were willing to drop the charges if the pro-choice woman who attacked them would sit down and speak with them:
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We’re willing to drop the charges,” Harrington told Fox News, “In fact, I’ve asked for a meeting with her – if she’s willing to apologize. Seth and I are both Christians, we believe in forgiveness, we’ve already forgiven her. But, if she’s not remorseful she needs to own up to what she’s done.

Apparently- this pro-choicer decided to face a judge instead.

This follows the sentencing of a pro-choice professor in California who attacked pro-life teens.

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Mireille Miller-Young, a professor of porn and black studies at the University of California Santa Barbara, was sentenced to three years probation, 108 hours of community service, and 10 hours of anger-management classes, following her attack on a 16-year-old pro-life activist. She was also ordered to pay nearly $500 in restitution to the girl’s family.

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In March of 2014 – The Santa Barbara District Attorney filed charges of grand theft, battery, and vandalism against Professor Mireille Miller-Young for violence she committed against young pro-life activists who held a peaceful outreach on the UC Santa Barbara campus on March 4th.

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Jackson police watch as thieves steal pro-life group’s property

Posted in Civil Rights, Police Abuse, Police Bias, pro-choice, Pro-choice law breakers, Pro-choice People with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on July 18, 2014 by saynsumthn

On July 17, 2014, the national pro-life group, Created Equal, who was recently attacked by a pro-choice woman in Ohio which made national news, uploaded a video showing complete disregard by the Jackson, Mississippi police department as their property was stolen.

The group visited Jackson site of the state’s last remaining abortion facility as part of Day 4 of their Summer Justice Ride.

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Upon arrival, and despite several attempts by Created Equal’s leader, Mark Harrington to convince police to intervene, their pro-life signs, displaying pictures of abortion victims, were stolen while police stood by idly.

In the video, you can see the group notifying police that a man is walking off with their signs:

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The man takes the group’s sign into a building as they ask him not to steal their property:

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A second man brings several signs into the same building- both men boldly walk in front of the video with no concern about the police who are standing by and just watching.

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A third thief picks up a sign right in front of law enforcement and walks off.

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When the group continues to petition the police – one officer is heard on the video saying, “I’m watching.”

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The group’s leader, Mark Harrington continues to request police stop the thieves- and the police continue to stand by and watch without intervention:

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According to the group-since the incident occurred, charges have been filed against the perpetrator….

Instead of criticizing the police for their inaction- here is how the local media reported this:

FROM WAPT:

The group began its protest outside the clinic, but when they started putting signs up in front of businesses across the street, a problem arose. The protesters claim some business owners removed the signs and stole them, so they called police.

Nathan Glenn, who owns Rooster’s, a restaurant in the building across the street from the clinic, said he didn’t take the signs off the sidewalk, but he was unhappy about how the protesters affected his business Thursday morning.

“(Customers) can’t get to my building. They can’t get to my front door. I’ve got four signs this way and three signs behind you,” Glenn said.

Protesters argued that the business owners had no right to touch the signs because they were on a public sidewalk. The municipal code for the city of Jackson prohibits portable signs. But the signs stayed on the sidewalk until the protest wrapped up, even after police arrived.

And the Clarion-Ledger said:

The protesters say some business owners took the signs.

Nathan Glenn, who owns Rooster’s restaurant, said he didn’t take the signs off the sidewalk, but said the protesters were affecting his business.

“(Customers) can’t get to my building. They can’t get to my front door. I’ve got four signs this way and three signs behind you,” Glenn said.

Protesters said the business owners had no right to touch their signs because they were on a public sidewalk. Jackson’s municipal code prohibits portable signs. But signs stayed on the sidewalk despite the presence of police officers.

Pro-lifers who were attacked by pro-choice woman: We believe in forgiveness

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , on July 11, 2014 by saynsumthn

Pro-lifers from the group Created Equal say they are willing to forgive a violent pro-choice woman who attacked them as they exercised their 1st Amendment Rights in Ohio.

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Mark Harrington founder of Created Equal and Seth Drayer who was attacked were on Fox and Friends when they made the statement that they were willing to drop the charges if the pro-choice woman who attacked them would sit down and speak with them:

“We’re willing to drop the charges,” Harrington tells Fox News, “In fact, I’ve asked for a meeting with her – if she’s willing to apologize. Seth and I are both Christians, we believe in forgiveness, we’ve already forgiven her. But, if she’s not remorseful she needs to own up to what she’s done.”

The attack took place this week as I detailed in my previous post:

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According to the pro-life group, Created Equal, Seth Drayer, Created Equal’s Director of Training, was physically attacked while leading their interns in outreach in downtown Columbus, OH.

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At first the angry pro-choice woman began encroaching into the private space of the pro-life teen:

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She then kicks the sign the pro-life teen was displaying:

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Next she turns her vicious anger against the camera person – attacking him:

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And in a true cowardly fashion- she runs off vandalizing more signs as she goes :

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When warned that police have been called she responds with a ton of expletives and assaults the pro-lifer again:

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She tells him, “No uterus – no right to talk about it. Understand me mother-fu****?”

She then boards a city bus and before it can leave- the police arrest her:

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Watch the video: Warning- very graphic language !!

Created Equal’s Executive Director Mark Harrington responded, “Violent attacks on pro-lifers are becoming more common. Pro-lifers need to be winsome and be willing to take verbal and physical abuse if necessary in order to remain faithful to our pledge to be non-violent. We also should take precautions to reduce the likelihood of these attacks, be prepared to film them and prosecute the perpetrators (if necessary) to the fullest extent of the law. We understand the risk we take each time we go into the marketplace of ideas with a message as counter-cultural as showing the victims of abortion. However, despite the threat we will not shrink back from representing the victims…Please pray for the perpetrator of the attack. She is likely post-abortive and needs to come to repentance for the attack.”