Anti-Choice Extremism: Cultural Denial and Political Consequences

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In my new piece at Truthout, I tie the extremist rhetoric and actions of the anti-abortion movement to our political and cultural climate. A number of my subscribers and readers utilize the audio versions of my blog posts, so I was graciously granted permission from the publisher to record one for “Anti-Choice Extremism: Cultural Denial and Political Consequences.” I’m including a short message from NARAL Pro-Choice America that follows up on the Michael Boggs nomination section of my article.

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The extremist rhetoric and subculture of violence within the anti-abortion movement is largely ignored, leading to political as well as real-world consequences. We cannot afford to disregard the danger to providers and loss of access to reproductive health care for millions of Americans.

Audio version:

Additional audio on Michael Boggs — who lied about not being aware of anti-choice violence. via NARAL Pro-Choice America:

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