Halt Violence over Abortion in Words, Acts
Washington, Adrienne T., The Washington Times (Washington, DC)
By all accounts, it turns out that "explosion" supposedly in front of the Washington headquarters of Planned Parenthood on the 24th anniversary of the Supreme Court's Roe vs. Wade decision was not an explosion and was one block away on the other side of the street from the abortion clinic.
But there was a "pop heard 'round the world" set off by the rapid, reactionary and incendiary rhetoric to the explosion that never was. And the premature reaction was indeed loud and devastating enough to leave a nuclear holocaust in its aftermath.
Antagonistic words are often more destructive than dynamite. Nowhere is that reality more evident than in this country's deadly quarter-century debate about abortion.
With rank predictability, the media feeding frenzy, …
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Publication information: Article title: Halt Violence over Abortion in Words, Acts. Contributors: Washington, Adrienne T. - Author. Newspaper title: The Washington Times (Washington, DC). Publication date: January 24, 1997. Page number: 2. © 2009 The Washington Times LLC. COPYRIGHT 1997 Gale Group.
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