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Pro-Abortion Wendy Davis Backers Tell Legislator “I Hope Your Daughter’s Raped”

Posted by on Jul. 4, 2013 at 1:29 PM
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by Steven Ertelt | Austin, TX | LifeNews.com | 7/2/13 3:24 PM


The paid protesters opposing the late-term abortion ban in Texas are doing more than rallying outside the legislature against the pro-life bill. They’re threatening pro-life state legislators and their staffers.

Death threatens, harassing emails and phone calls and calls for their daughters to be raped are among the hate targeted at pro-life lawmakers from the small contingent of abortion activists upset that Texas would consider banning abortions on babies at viability.

National Review has more details:

“My favorite one was probably this female who said that she couldn’t wait to see Representative Stickland so that she could pummel my face in,” he tells me.

He brought some male supporters into the office during the day of the filibuster because he didn’t want the women who work there to be alone.

“We brought in extra people to make sure the office was going to be safe,” he says.

He tells me he was also concerned for his personal safety during the filibuster. He and a few other pro-life representatives went onto the Senate floor during the filibuster and couldn’t leave until 1:30 am because they were afraid of the crowd. Protesters in the gallery yelled threats and verbal abuse at him, he says.

“Everywhere I went, they were tweeting pictures of ‘Stickland’s in the elevator’ or ‘Stickland’s on the move,’” he says.

They couldn’t move around the Capitol without security because of safety concerns.

“It was horrendous,” he says, adding that he was “absolutely” worried about being the target of violence. “I continue to be very concerned about it,” he adds.

He says he and members of his staff have taken extra measures to protect themselves, and added that they are all licensed to carry concealed handguns. I asked him if he would be carrying a weapon during the special legislative session, and he said he couldn’t answer that question legally.

“I very, very often do concealed-carry, I can say that,” he adds.

State senator Donna Campbell, who issued the third point of order against Davis’s filibuster (which ended it), has also been the target of extensive verbal abuse from pro-choice protesters, according to her spokesman Jon Oliver.

They’ve received Facebook messages and e-mails saying, “I hope you’re raped” and “I hope your daughter’s raped,” Oliver tells me.

The protesters at the Texas capitol have already exploited children by making them hold signs supporting their protest against a ban on late-term abortions. Today the Internet is abuzz with shock and disgust over another sign, along with a video showing abortion activists chanting Hail Satan.

Meanwhile, a little girl is shown in a picture along with pro-abortion protestors holding a sign saying, “If I wanted the government in my womb, I’d f— a senator.”

Abortion advocates protested at the state capitol but pro-lifers drowned them out with signing of Amazing Grace. The paid protesters opposing the late-term abortion ban in Texas are also  doing more than rallying outside the legislature against the pro-life bill. They’re threatening pro-life state legislators and their staffers.

A state committee passed the bill to ban late-term abortions at 20 weeks late last night.

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kcangel63
by Amanda on Jul. 4, 2013 at 5:06 PM
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That's not a productive way to get your point across. It's wrong no matter what position you take. :(
blues_pagan
by on Jul. 4, 2013 at 5:21 PM
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Well that person is an idiot.


BTW, Pro-choice not pro-abortion

blues_pagan
by on Jul. 4, 2013 at 5:25 PM

Oh and while these people are just saying things people who are against Wendy Davis are out doing them.  Have you heard about the fire bombs that were thrown at her office and caused a bunch of damage?  Thank goodness no one was hurt.

At least two fire bombs were thrown at the Fort Worth office of state Sen. Wendy Davis (D) on Tuesday night, according to the Star Telegram.

Davis was not in her office at the time, but some staff members were present. They used a fire extinguisher to put out the small blaze.

RELATED: Wendy Davis filibuster succeeds amid chaos as Republicans fail to legally pass anti-abortion bill

No one was injured in the attack, but the lawmaker’s office was damaged by the fire.

“It’s unfortunate when things like this happen in the public arena,” she said. “It reminds us of how important it is for us to remain very civil in our discourse and to work not to foment this kind of anger in our community as we discuss things that are challenges that we all face and care about.”

Anthony Spangler, Davis’ communications director, said he had no idea what motivated the attack.

“We have an office that’s open to the public all the time, and so we’re always potentially vulnerable to things like this. We’re thankful that no one was injured. We hope that the investigation is concluded quickly and that they identify the suspect.”

A maintenance worker pursued the suspect out of the building, but was unable to catch him.

Davis is a first-term senator who beat a Republican incumbent in 2008. She had been locked in a court battle over redistricting.

“Thank you all for your expressions of support and concern,” she said on Twitter after the attack. “My team and I are concentrating on moving forward and staying focused.”


PamR
by Platinum Member on Jul. 5, 2013 at 9:07 AM

Wendy Davis has no control over what people say.  Anti-choice people make some stupid remarks as well.  As do people in a variety of social protest situations. 

4kidz916
by Gold Member on Jul. 5, 2013 at 9:16 AM

I agree.  Everyone should show their support for a cause without being nasty.

Quoting kcangel63:

That's not a productive way to get your point across. It's wrong no matter what position you take. :(


gilbertgrl627
by Member on Jul. 5, 2013 at 9:38 AM

Whoa....so, it's wrong for children to hold signs about abortion. Hmmm.....interesting. 

I don't agree with saying you want to physically hurt someone (or, mentally/emotionally), and some of the signs are over-the-top. And while I'm pro-choice, I do kind of agree with banning abortions at 20wks (plus). I would assume that means unless the mother's life is in danger or there are serious birth defects.

kcangel63
by Amanda on Jul. 5, 2013 at 4:28 PM
I don't have an issue with children holding signs. My children all go with us to 2nd Amendment rallies, and the Federal Reserve and IRS protests. They hold signs and yell right along with them. LOL

It's the nastiness that I dislike.


Quoting gilbertgrl627:

Whoa....so, it's wrong for children to hold signs about abortion. Hmmm.....interesting. 

I don't agree with saying you want to physically hurt someone (or, mentally/emotionally), and some of the signs are over-the-top. And while I'm pro-choice, I do kind of agree with banning abortions at 20wks (plus). I would assume that means unless the mother's life is in danger or there are serious birth defects.

gilbertgrl627
by Member on Jul. 5, 2013 at 4:34 PM

I was referring to the article, where it meantioned kids holding those signs. I was thinking, "If it's wrong for them to hold pro-choice signs, it should also be wrong for them to hold pro-life signs."

Quoting kcangel63:

I don't have an issue with children holding signs. My children all go with us to 2nd Amendment rallies, and the Federal Reserve and IRS protests. They hold signs and yell right along with them. LOL

It's the nastiness that I dislike.


Quoting gilbertgrl627:

Whoa....so, it's wrong for children to hold signs about abortion. Hmmm.....interesting. 

I don't agree with saying you want to physically hurt someone (or, mentally/emotionally), and some of the signs are over-the-top. And while I'm pro-choice, I do kind of agree with banning abortions at 20wks (plus). I would assume that means unless the mother's life is in danger or there are serious birth defects.



kcangel63
by Amanda on Jul. 5, 2013 at 4:48 PM
I know. I agree. If kids can hold one side, the should be able to hold the ither's without criticism.

Quoting gilbertgrl627:

I was referring to the article, where it meantioned kids holding those signs. I was thinking, "If it's wrong for them to hold pro-choice signs, it should also be wrong for them to hold pro-life signs."


Quoting kcangel63:

I don't have an issue with children holding signs. My children all go with us to 2nd Amendment rallies, and the Federal Reserve and IRS protests. They hold signs and yell right along with them. LOL



It's the nastiness that I dislike.




Quoting gilbertgrl627:

Whoa....so, it's wrong for children to hold signs about abortion. Hmmm.....interesting. 

I don't agree with saying you want to physically hurt someone (or, mentally/emotionally), and some of the signs are over-the-top. And while I'm pro-choice, I do kind of agree with banning abortions at 20wks (plus). I would assume that means unless the mother's life is in danger or there are serious birth defects.




kcangel63
by Amanda on Jul. 5, 2013 at 4:49 PM
^ other

Stupid phone keyboard.
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