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(Think Progress) Friday afternoon, one week after elected officials all over the country tried to block Syrian refugees from entering their states in an apparent effort to fight terrorism, a white man in Colorado committed what appears to be an act of terrorism in a Planned Parenthood clinic.

Though the details of Robert Lewis Dear’s motives for killing three people in the clinic and injuring nine others are still being revealed, Dear reportedly told law enforcement “no more baby parts,” an apparent reference to heavily edited videos produced by the Center for Medical Progress, which numerous politicians have cited to falsely claim that Planned Parenthood sells “aborted baby parts.” Dear’s actions, in other words, appear to be an act of politically motivated terrorism directed against an institution widely reviled by conservatives.


Ted Cruz Describes Alleged Planned Parenthood Shooter As ‘Transgendered Leftist Activist’

(Think Progress) Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz is the latest presidential candidate trying to downplay the role anti-abortion rhetoric may have played in motivating the Planned Parenthood shooting in Colorado Springs Friday afternoon. When a reporter asked him at an Iowa campaign stop Sunday evening about suspect Robert Lewis Dear saying he was motivated by “no more baby parts,” Cruz countered that he’s also been reported to be a “transgendered leftist activist.”


John Mccain And Lindsey Graham Want 100,000 Foreign Troops To Fight ISIS In Syria

(AFP) US senators John McCain and Lindsey Graham called Sunday for 100,000 foreign soldiers, most from Sunni regional states but also including Americans, to fight the Islamic State group in Syria.


So Il Douche, Donaldo Trumpolini had to cancel his presser with endorsement by 100 Black Preachers

(Raw Story) A scheduled private meeting with black pastors was supposed to be followed by a press conference where, according to the campaign: “A coalition of 100 African American Evangelical pastors and religious leaders will endorse the GOP front runner after a private meeting at Trump Tower.”

This did not sit well with prospective attendees, many of whom claim that they had no intention of endorsing Trump, with one calling him “an insult and embarrassment. But he represents the country we have become.”


Abortion Rights Leader Nails Hypocrisy Of Anti-Abortion Activists You can't promote violence

(HuffPo) An abortion rights leader is calling out anti-abortion activists who spread lies about -- or incite violence against -- abortion providers, then act appalled when violence actually transpires.

Ilyse Hogue, president of advocacy group NARAL Pro-Choice America, derided two anti-abortionists in the wake of Friday's shooting at a Colorado Planned Parenthood that left three people dead and nine injured.


I am pro-abortion, not just pro-choice: 10 reasons why we must support the procedure and the choice

This is a copy of a thread I posted last April and I think today it's more important than ever to take this issue back. Abortion is a legal, moral and positive choice that liberates women, saves lives, and protects families.

Planned Parenthood offers a number of important services. One of them is abortion. I don't want to run from that. It's not shameful.


Donald Trump mocks reporter's disability

(CNN) Trump waved his arms in an awkward manner to lampoon Serge Kovaleski at a rally in South Carolina Tuesday night. Kovaleski has a chronic condition called arthrogryposis, which limits the movement of his arms.


After outcry, Minnesota GOP deletes tweet about 'Negro problem'

A tweet sent out yesterday by the Seventh Congressional District Republicans with a message the DFL called "racist and bigoted" has been taken down and the DFL Party chair has asked the Minnesota GOP to apologize to the people of Minnesota.


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