Letters to the Editor: Dec. 24, 2015

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Susan Paz - There is a very simple solution to your internal struggle with abortion. Do not have one if it goes against your belief system.


Susan Paz - Is your reference to the number of abortions supposed to diminish the number of Jews killed in the Holocaust? It isn't the "winning score". You have a sick mind set. Your other comment about legalized abortion is for "population control" shows me you live in a world of extreme paranoia. Also, I didn't realize scientific and medical evidence were two different things


Susan--sometimes silence speaks volumes.


Susan Paz - What about the "human" rights of these American citizens? What would you say about the diminishing of their humanity?

March 10, 1993: Dr. David Gunn of Pensacola, Florida
July 29, 1994: Dr. John Britton and James Barrett
December 30, 1994: Two receptionists, Shannon Lowney and Lee Ann Nichols
January 29, 1998: Robert Sanderson, an off-duty police officer
October 23, 1998: Dr. Barnett Slepian
May 31, 2009: Dr. George Tiller was shot and killed
November 29, 2015: A shooting at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs,

Attempted murder, assault, and kidnapping:
August 1982: Three men identifying as the Army of God kidnapped Hector Zevallos (a doctor and clinic owner) and his wife, Rosalee Jean, holding them for eight days.
June 15, 1984 Father Edward Markley entered the Women's Community Health Center in Huntsville, Alabama, assaulting at least three clinic workers.
August 19, 1993 Dr. George Tiller was shot outside of an abortion facility.
July 29, 1994 July 29, 1994: June Barrett was shot in the same attack which claimed the lives of James Barrett, her husband, and Dr. John Britton.
December 30, 1994 Five individuals were wounded in the shootings which killed Shannon Lowney and Lee Ann Nichols.
December 18, 1996: Dr. Calvin Jackson of New Orleans, Louisiana was stabbed 15 times.
October 28, 1997: Dr. David Gandell of Rochester, New York was injured by flying glass when a shot was fired through the window of his home.
January 29, 1998: Emily Lyons, a nurse, was severely injured, and lost an eye, in the bombing which also killed off-duty police officer Robert Sanderson.

Arson, bombing, and property crime:
24 acts of terrorism against abortion providers from 1983 - 2015

Anthrax threats:
November 2001: After the genuine 2001 anthrax attacks, Clayton Waagner mailed hoax letters containing a white powder to 554 clinics.

There are more.... too many to list here. Why don't you speak publicly about this terrorism?

Horse with no name

To the true believer, killing for God is a holy thing and in no way is it terrorism. They believe when they have to answer for their crimes they are martyrs. They make the ultimate sacrifice and will be rewarded in their heaven. All fundamentalist of all religions espouse the same viewpoint regarding their God and their goals, which are based on delusion.