Number of the Day

[Trigger warning for violence.]

32.7%: The percentage of women's reproductive-health clinics located near anti-choice "crisis pregnancy centers" which have "experienced one or more incidents of severe violence, compared to only 11.3 percent of clinics not near a CPC. (Severe violence includes clinic blockades and invasions, bombings, arson, bombing and arson threats, death threats, chemical attacks, stalking, physical violence and gunfire.)"

I say again that the anti-choice movement, which includes a decades-long campaign of intimidation, harassment, and violence directed at abortion providers and abortion seekers, is the most brazen, unapologetic, inherently violent terrorist campaign in America, its co-ordination and orchestration done right out in the open, where no one in the media or politics will call it what it is.

CPCs, of which there are an estimated 2,300 to 4,000 nationwide, use a variety of tactics to deceive women who are considering abortions, as Joyce pointed out, including: "[providing] misinformation about their pregnancy status or due date or suggesting unproven links between abortion and cancer, infertility or suicide. A 2006 congressional report requested by Rep. Henry Waxman (D-Calif.) found that 87 percent of CPCs that receive federal funding provide false information."
But let's defund Planned Parenthood.

[H/T to @TrustWomen.]

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