Black Pastors Want Bust of Margaret Sanger Removed from the Smithsonian

If you visit the National Portrait Gallery in the Smithsonian, you’ll come across this bust of Margaret Sanger, the birth control activist who founded the group that is now known as Planned Parenthood:

Sanger has always been a lightning rod for controversy. But following the release of the anti-Planned Parenthood videos, a group of African-American pastors associated with Staying True to America’s National Destiny (STAND) sent a letter Friday to the director of the National Portrait Gallery asking for the removal of Sanger from all exhibits:

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Ignorant Christian Pastor Blames “Evolution” and Secularism for Murder of “55 Million Children”

Over the weekend, Pastor Matthew Hagee spoke to his father’s Cornerstone Church congregation about the Planned Parenthood videos, Cecil the Lion, and evolution.

You won’t be surprised to learn there was a lot of bullshit involved.

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If the GOP Defunded Planned Parenthood, This is How Americans Would Suffer

The fight to defund Planned Parenthood isn’t going very well.

The reaction to a series of heavily-edited videos intended to cloud an already maliciously-distorted debate lost steam in the Senate, where the GOP fell short of the votes required to pass the initiative. Not that it really mattered; President Obama pledged to veto any such bill that crossed his desk.

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A Jury Will Soon Decide if Pro-Lifer’s Threat Against Abortion Provider Was Just Free Speech

The First Amendment doesn’t protect death threats — not even when you’re an anti-abortion activist who believes God is on your side. That’s the message that the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals sent on Tuesday, when it determined that Angel Dillard must stand trial for a letter in which she implied planning to bomb an abortion provider’s car.

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Bogus Claims from Anti-Abortion Group Won’t Help Efforts to Defund Planned Parenthood

For the past several weeks, videos have circulated painting Planned Parenthood in the most unfavorable light. At first glance, and without knowledge of the processes referenced, these videos make it look like the organization is gleefully profiting from the sale of butchered babies. This misguided conclusion has prompted massive outrage, much to the delight of the Religious Right. As a result, Congress is once more looking to defund Planned Parenthood altogether.

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