Monday, June 1, 2009

Headline Of The Day

Leave it to The Onion to connect the dots between right-wing Christian terrorism and abortion especially in light of the murder of Dr. George Tiller in Kansas yesterday. Classic Onion story from 1998
Christ Kills Two, Injures Seven In Abortion-Clinic Attack

HUNTSVILLE, AL–Jesus Christ, son of God and noted pro-life activist, killed two and critically wounded seven others when He opened fire in the waiting room of a Huntsville abortion clinic Tuesday.

Security guards at the Women's Medical Clinic of Huntsville were able to disarm the Messiah before He could reload His weapon, a secondhand Glock 9mm pistol that authorities said He purchased legally at a Jackson, MS, sporting-goods store. "Abortion is a sin," said Christ as He was led away in handcuffs. "It is an abomination in the eyes of Me." Witnesses said the attack, which took the lives of Dr. Nelson Woodring, 51, and clinic nurse Danielle Costa, 29, came from "out of nowhere."

While The Onion story is satire, the suspected killer's probable ties to radical right wing groups, in this case Operation Rescue and the Montana Freemen is not, and just further highlights the problem of home grown extremism in the name of religion that is becoming harder and harder to deny.

Sorry, Muslim's don't have a monopoly on the religious extremism market.

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