Quote of the Day

[Content Note: Anti-choice terrorism; vandalism and violence; disablism.]

"This person took meticulous time destroying EVERYTHING that was important to me; everything that I have worked very hard for all my life. He destroyed the plumbing and heating system in the building. He then completely destroyed all my medical equipment, ripping apart, breaking every glass object, bending, stabbing knives into or punching hammer holes into, and then methodically cutting and sticking knife holes into the faces of my friends and family, including pictures of my baby grandson. In my opinion, this is NOT the act of someone who was 'high' and didn't know what he was doing, but rather someone who knew EXACTLY what he was doing."Dr. Susan Cahill, the owner and operator of the All Families Healthcare in Kalispell, Montana, the clinic which was vandalized last week by Zachary Jordan Klundt, the 24-year-old son of Twyla Klundt, a board member of Hope Pregnancy Ministries, whose mission is "to honor Christ by providing an alternative to abortion through life affirming education and intervention, offering help and hope to women in need."

There are all kinds of "crazy lone gunman vandal" narratives being invoked either in Klundt's defense or as a way of distancing him from the anti-choice movement.

Yeah. Well. You know what I think about that. And I'm glad that Dr. Cahill is calling it out, even though I profoundly regret the circumstances that obliged her to do so.

[H/T to Shaker Rosenleaf.]

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