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On March 10, 1993, an anti-abortion terrorist murdered Dr. David Gunn. Before shooting Dr. Gunn three times, he yelled, "Don't kill any more babies."

Dr. Gunn was 47. He provided abortions in Alabama, Florida, and Georgia, when few others would. newsweek.com/death-doctor-g…
According to Dr. Gunn's son David, his dad performed abortions because other doctors wouldn't.

After his murder, local anti-abortion groups called his death "unfortunate" & also said: "quite a number of babies’ lives will be saved.” Grotesque commentary. history.com/this-day-in-hi…
Today is National Abortion Provider Appreciation Day to honor and remember abortion providers injured or killed for doing their jobs. They are:

- Dr. David Gunn, killed by Michael Griffin, March 1993
- Dr. John Bayard Britton, killed by Paul J. Hill, July 1994
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Y’all, it’s that time of year: LoveLife is starting their #40weeksofharassment campaign today in Charlotte, Greensboro, and in Raleigh.

Poll time: do I make another weekly update thread like last year?
Alright y’all. You win.

WELCOME TO WEEK ONE OF #40WEEKSOFHARASSENT! I’ll be your Sherpa of Shenanigans through this ordeal. Please keep all hands and feet inside the ride at all times. And don’t forget:
Off the bat, we have some developments from last year. The kickoff event today was not a permitted parade, and it was held primarily on the property next to the admin building.
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