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Kerry's Peeps Revile Priests at Pro-Abortion March
Sunday, April 25, 2004 | Kristinn

Posted on 04/25/2004 8:20:44 PM PDT by kristinn

The best way I can explain what I witnessed at today's so-called March for Women's Lives is to reference the movie, The Exorcist. When the possessed child, Regan, is confronted by priests who have come to expel the evil spirit from her, she reacts in shockingly vulgar, profane ways.

That is how thousands of 'pro-choice' demonstrators reacted to the presence of a lone priest blessing and praying for them along the march route.

Father Reynolds stood for hours this afternoon on Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, in front of the Navy Memorial. Other members of the clergy and pro-life activists were spread out along the same block. Almost nonstop, he made the sign of the cross with his right arm while speaking to the marchers offering blessings and prayers.

The response was nothing short of satanic. Father Reynolds was cursed at and flipped off by hundreds of marchers, many of whom sported Kerry stickers. Many other marchers mocked the sign of the cross. Some denounced God while others denied His existence.

Marchers screamed at the top of their lungs against the priest. He was repeatedly accused of being a child molester by those who support the murder of children.

One woman walked up to the priest and stood just on the other side of the police-manned fence separating the sides. She made the sign of the cross, but finished by thrusting her hips forward at the priest while she dramatically grabbed her crotch.

All the while, 'pro-choice' marchers were walking behind our lines with the permission of police. This caused me and another man to stand guard by Father Reynolds because the 'pro-choice' marchers kept harassing him and the police were slow to intervene.

I was wishing I had a video camera to document this. To see Kerry supporters acting in such a revealing and demonic manner was unsettling. Hour after hour passed of this vile, contemptuous behavior toward the priest. Noone on their side tried to rein in their evil behavior. It was the Democratic party at its most real.

The last group in the march was a bunch of homosexuals in drag who stopped and sang crude, profane songs meant to insult the clergy.

Father Reynolds blessed the men, as he had done thousands of others all afternoon. His faith was not shaken by the way he was treated today. He remained in good spirits throughout. His blessing arm was almost worn out, though :-)


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Kerry supporters dominated the march today. I could tell by all the Kerry stickers, signs and hats worn by the marchers. Who else are they going to vote for, even if they aren't passionate about him, to preserve their right to kill the innocent? The media, of course, will ignore their evil behavior.
1 posted on 04/25/2004 8:20:44 PM PDT by kristinn
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To: kristinn
I heard there were a bunch of seminarians from Maryland that got harassed too. I have a story about my participation in the counter-protests, but I am going to save that for later.
2 posted on 04/25/2004 8:26:29 PM PDT by Pyro7480 (Sub tuum praesidium confugimus, sancta Dei Genitrix.... sed a periculis cunctis libera nos semper...)
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To: kristinn
What a brave priest! Too bad it's not on film so that these people can be shown to be the hate-filled anti-Catholic bigots that they are.
3 posted on 04/25/2004 8:26:37 PM PDT by Unam Sanctam
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To: kristinn
Dear kristinn,

I am glad you documented this behavior.

I have said before that we are in a time similar to the parable of the sheep and the goats, or the wheat and the tares. This seems to prove it.

God bless the father, and God bless you for standing by him.

4 posted on 04/25/2004 8:28:21 PM PDT by Miss Marple
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To: kristinn
All the while, 'pro-choice' marchers were walking behind our lines with the permission of police.

WRF?

Guaranteed, if you guys had crossed into their march, you'd have been arrested.

5 posted on 04/25/2004 8:33:07 PM PDT by hellinahandcart
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To: kristinn
LOTS of Kerry stickers today.

Seeing the priests was like flipping a switch marked, "VILE" for most of those marching today.

At the very start of the march was a teen girls who just reviled in saying "Fuck" as loud and as often as she could. She was grinning from ear to ear at the sheer joy of it.

THE sick puppy in a litter of sick puppies.

6 posted on 04/25/2004 8:36:03 PM PDT by Doctor Raoul (How can they call it a "Peace March" when they unconditionally support those who kill our soldiers?)
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To: Unam Sanctam
one can expect nothing more from such as these.
7 posted on 04/25/2004 8:37:01 PM PDT by epigone73
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To: Miss Marple
Just doin' my job.

Outside my building in downtown D.C., a discarded sign from the march stuck out from a trashcan. It said: "Euthanize Christians."

I had seen the sign being carried earlier in the march.

8 posted on 04/25/2004 8:38:06 PM PDT by kristinn
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To: Doctor Raoul
The police were quick to shoo them away when they came into our ranks or in front of us. At least the officer in front of me was.

I'm not sure you could prevent someone from "transiting" from one place to another. We may have had a permit for the sidewalk, but I doubt it shuts down the sidewalk.

9 posted on 04/25/2004 8:38:31 PM PDT by Doctor Raoul (How can they call it a "Peace March" when they unconditionally support those who kill our soldiers?)
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To: narses; NWU Army ROTC
Ping
10 posted on 04/25/2004 8:39:27 PM PDT by Canticle_of_Deborah (The day the Church abandons her universal tongue is the day before she returns to the catacombs-PXII)
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To: kristinn
Good work showing up! Did you get a general idea of how many pro-lifers were there? I just heard 200 on TV, so I'm guessing somewhere in the neighborhood of a thousand or so.

Did you see/ here the celebs running their big, stupid mouths?
11 posted on 04/25/2004 8:39:38 PM PDT by Tabi Katz
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To: NYer; cpforlife.org; ELS; maryz; livius; Aquinasfan; nickcarraway; Siobhan; Polycarp IV; Campion; ..
Pro-life ping.
12 posted on 04/25/2004 8:40:08 PM PDT by HowlinglyMind-BendingAbsurdity
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To: kristinn
One 500-pounder would have done the trick. That's better than what this trash deserves, however.
13 posted on 04/25/2004 8:41:43 PM PDT by RightOnline
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To: kristinn
God Bless Father Reynolds and pro-lifers at this event.
The hate of some of these pro-abortionists is just pure evil. After hearing some of the "speeches" on CSPAN and reading your comments on the events that took place today, I am convinced that these people are possesed. I'm glad the ever Virgin Mary didn't have an abortion; as am I glad my mother didn't abort me. Perhaps these abortionists should thank their mothers that they weren't aborted.
14 posted on 04/25/2004 8:41:57 PM PDT by PRSOrlando
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To: kristinn
God Bless Father Reynolds. And you too, kristinn, for being there.
15 posted on 04/25/2004 8:44:33 PM PDT by Desdemona (Evil attacks good. Never forget.)
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To: Doctor Raoul
The problem was the police left the end of the sidewalk at 9th Street unguarded, so the other side came pouring down in waves. I had to lobby the police to take control of the situation and enforce the permit. Eventually they did, but for a long time I was having to get them to remove infiltrators and those harassing the clergy.
16 posted on 04/25/2004 8:45:28 PM PDT by kristinn
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To: kristinn
Sounds like another typical group of Democrats. BTW, did they pick up there own trash? Or did they leave it for somebody else to clean up. Rats are famous for leaving messes, especially the Enviro-wackos when they have their "functions."

If you think the DC rally was a freak show and a Bush hating festival, wait till the Rat convention in Boston. That will make the Exorist look like a rated G movie.
17 posted on 04/25/2004 8:45:55 PM PDT by The South Texan (The Democrat Party and the leftist (ABCCBSNBCCNN NYLATIMES)media are a criminal enterprise!)
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To: Tabi Katz
WTOP radio had the pro-life ranks at 700.
18 posted on 04/25/2004 8:46:35 PM PDT by Doctor Raoul (How can they call it a "Peace March" when they unconditionally support those who kill our soldiers?)
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To: PRSOrlando
These people would never thank their mothers for not aborting them. They are sick, sad human beings. They aren't thankful for being born. They're angry at life.
19 posted on 04/25/2004 8:46:46 PM PDT by saul goode (My name is Saul Goode, and I approved this message because I am right and you are wrong.)
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To: kristinn
Well, not too mamny people "do their job." You do, and I am most grateful.

I don't know that I could have stood firm in the face of so much evil. Thank you.

20 posted on 04/25/2004 8:49:08 PM PDT by Miss Marple
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To: Tabi Katz
The lines at our end were pretty thin. Further back I'm told the pro-lifers were at least one deep for six blocks or so.

I didn't see any celebrities or politicians march by that I recognized. The local news showed Her Heinous, Whoopi Goldberg, Cybill Shepard, Susan Sarandon and Kathleen Turner.

21 posted on 04/25/2004 8:52:47 PM PDT by kristinn
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To: hellinahandcart; kristinn
All the while, 'pro-choice' marchers were walking behind our lines with the permission of police.

The same thing happened where I was too. In fact, Cybill Shepherd and some other "celebs" walked right behind us.

Guaranteed, if you guys had crossed into their march, you'd have been arrested.

No guarantee needed. It happened. I was taken into custody for 3 hours for doing exactly that. Our organizer had a permit to allow women who regret their abortions to stand on the Constitution Avenue side of the Mall, but it was revoked a week before the death march by the police. The organizer went to court, represented by the ACLJ, to try to get a temporary restraining order, but lost on appeal. We went anyway, protesting on First Amendment grounds, since the public was still being allowed to float through on the public sidewalks. Since the police were notified in advance of our intentions, 16 of us were arrested and charged with "demonstrating without a permit." I'll go into detail about my whole day tomorrow when I have more energy.

22 posted on 04/25/2004 8:52:52 PM PDT by Pyro7480 (Sub tuum praesidium confugimus, sancta Dei Genitrix.... sed a periculis cunctis libera nos semper...)
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To: The South Texan
BTW, did they pick up there own trash? Or did they leave it for somebody else to clean up. Rats are famous for leaving messes, especially the Enviro-wackos when they have their "functions."

I used Flora's megaphone to make a few announcements.

One I asked for a show of hands for anyone who considered themselves an "environmentalist". When they raised their hands, I said, "Good, now please pick up a piece of trash and take it with you."

Another announcement, "Your attention please, it is now mandatory exercise period for all environmentalists. I want every enviromantalist to bend at the waist, touch your toes and while you're down there, grab a piece of litter."

"I realise that George Bush is poisoning the planet, but could we please have the envronmentalists please come back and take their trash with them."

Normally the police are very diplomatic about laughing at jokes and seeming to side with a party to a "dispute" but on those announcements more than a few laughed.

23 posted on 04/25/2004 8:53:38 PM PDT by Doctor Raoul (How can they call it a "Peace March" when they unconditionally support those who kill our soldiers?)
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To: kristinn
Noone on their side tried to rein in their evil behavior. It was the Democratic party at its most real

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BINGO. Sometimes people can make it so clear by their behavior who their master is. Through their bitterness and evil they could not even see that this man was blessing them--praying for them. Reviled just like Jesus on the cross.
24 posted on 04/26/2004 5:13:19 AM PDT by cupcakes
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To: Pyro7480
#22...oh my--bless you!...

....and did any of the vile pro-aborts get arrested?

...nevermind, I can answer.....NO.

25 posted on 04/26/2004 5:13:44 AM PDT by Guenevere (..., .Press on toward the goal!)
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To: Pyro7480
They're playing hardball? That's ridiculous.

Every report I've seen lists the huge numbers. What's with these people? They don't have any regard for the sanctity of life, that's for sure. And I read that list - so many people are NOT on it, there is hope.
26 posted on 04/26/2004 5:17:27 AM PDT by Desdemona (Evil attacks good. Never forget.)
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To: Pyro7480
Why on earth was that permit revoked?

Grr. Please do ping me to your report.
27 posted on 04/26/2004 5:18:57 AM PDT by hellinahandcart
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To: PRSOrlando
My kids and I were watching C-span yesterday. I contrasted the actions of the Blessed Mother in choosing to do God's will even though she was unmarried, young, and in a position where she would have been stoned to death to those vile creatures (won't even call them women) ranting and raving.
28 posted on 04/26/2004 5:20:27 AM PDT by TxBec (Tag! You're it!)
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To: Guenevere; Steve0113
Actually, the papers are reporting that one man got arresting for throwing a plastic egg full of ink at a sign. Since they're NOT reporting what the sign said, I would bet money that it was a pro-abort throwing ink at a pro-lifer's sign.

Steve is writing our story & will post it when he's finished.
29 posted on 04/26/2004 5:21:03 AM PDT by nina0113
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To: kristinn
I'm speechless, but not surprised.
30 posted on 04/26/2004 5:22:09 AM PDT by Tijeras_Slim (From each according to his inability, to each according to his misdeeds - DNC Motto)
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To: nina0113
#29..the papers will never tell the truth....

..distortion....always distortion.

31 posted on 04/26/2004 5:24:50 AM PDT by Guenevere (..., .Press on toward the goal!)
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To: kristinn; archy
Civil discourse is breaking down.
32 posted on 04/26/2004 5:31:07 AM PDT by Centurion2000 (Resolve to perform what you must; perform without fail that what you resolve.)
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To: kristinn
I hope Father Reynolds knows how much he is appreciated for taking on the role of a lightening rod. When faced with the presence of Christ and His Gospel, the face of Satan shows it's true contenance.
33 posted on 04/26/2004 5:32:44 AM PDT by freemama
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To: kristinn
kristinn,

Thanks for the report. How evil can these people get? Congratulations to you guys and this priest for standing up to them.
34 posted on 04/26/2004 5:33:19 AM PDT by caddie
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To: kristinn
He was repeatedly accused of being a child molester by those who support the murder of children.

Pro-aborts are beyond vile. Not only do they openly advocate the violent murder of the most helpless, but they are simplistic imbeciles to boot.

Let's spoil their little party and re-elect Bush in a landslide.

35 posted on 04/26/2004 5:40:27 AM PDT by Skooz (My Biography: Psalm 40:1-3)
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To: kristinn
It's amazing ... these pro-aborts claim to be fighting for the rights of women, yet they insist on supporting the very tool that keeps a lot of women enslaved to our highly sexualized culture. The culture stipulates that women must 'put out' in order to express themselves as psychologically healthy people (not to mention just to GET A MAN in the first place ... doesn't sound very feminist, does it?). They expose themselves to the possibility of disease, pregnancy, and the psychological harm of being abandoned or discarded. Then, if the natural result of sexual intercourse occurs (i.e., a BABY), they must rip out their insides to keep the party going, which causes a great deal of psychological harm in many cases. I agree with Patricia Heaton: women deserve better.
36 posted on 04/26/2004 5:41:37 AM PDT by GenXFreedomFighter
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To: kristinn
Thank you for once again standing in the gap.

Your story about Father Reynolds gives an enhanced meaning to when Jesus said on the cross 'Father, forgive them, for they know not what they do."

Your article here, as written, would make an excellent letter to the editor to the Wash Times and the Compost.

I would have liked to give my regards in person this coming weekend for the WH correspondents dinner, but the missus and I are now unable to make it to DC next Saturday.

However, with the ranks of the quality of marchers seen yesterday, there will be ample opportunities to come down to DC and protest.

And may God mightily bless Father Reynolds.

And the DC Freepers, too.

38 posted on 04/26/2004 6:03:38 AM PDT by exit82 (Fallujah should only be mentioned in the future in hushed tones.)
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To: GenXFreedomFighter
Amen to that. I hate to use the words a liberal might, but I was a 'victim' to that thinking as a teen. And what joy it is now to be on the other side of that with a strong, loving husband and a third child on the way. We just went on a maternity tour and we saw the babies that were in the nursery at the time. How anyone who could disperse of such a miracle or shirk the awesome role God has given a women to aid in his creation processes. I was once again awe-inspired that even being so damn sinful, God has given me a hand in his creative light by being able to carry and bear children. Praise God!!
39 posted on 04/26/2004 6:09:20 AM PDT by cupcakes
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To: kristinn
The response was nothing short of satanic. Father Reynolds was cursed at and flipped off by hundreds of marchers, many of whom sported Kerry stickers. Many other marchers mocked the sign of the cross. Some denounced God while others denied His existence.

It's the battle between Good and evil..

The modern day democrat disgusts me..

40 posted on 04/26/2004 6:09:45 AM PDT by The Mayor (The more you love God, the more you hate sin.)
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To: Skooz
Pro-aborts are beyond vile. Not only do they openly advocate the violent murder of the most helpless, but they are simplistic imbeciles to boot.

When I saw the news coverage of these women on television, ironically I felt that it might be better to have been aborted than have one of them for a mother. What hideous people.

41 posted on 04/26/2004 6:09:53 AM PDT by FITZ
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To: kristinn
Matthew 5:10-12 - 10 Blessed are those who are persecuted because of righteousness, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. 11"Blessed are you when people insult you, persecute you and falsely say all kinds of evil against you because of me. 12Rejoice and be glad, because great is your reward in heaven, for in the same way they persecuted the prophets who were before you.
42 posted on 04/26/2004 6:11:42 AM PDT by doc30
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To: NYer; Salvation; Canticle_of_Deborah; sandyeggo; american colleen; Polycarp IV; Desdemona; ...
FYI Ping!
43 posted on 04/26/2004 6:17:27 AM PDT by StAthanasiustheGreat (Vocatus Atque Non Vocatus Deus Aderit)
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To: Pyro7480
Please ping me to your report, too. Thanks.
44 posted on 04/26/2004 6:27:31 AM PDT by maryz
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To: Pyro7480
There goes our right to gather peacefully.

Makes me angry to read about instances like this one.
That the cops allowed the opposing view unlimited access behind the counter-protest while restricting same movement of counter-protestors is outrageous.
And that in your case they arrested people -it's detrimental to our laws to oppress free speech that way.
45 posted on 04/26/2004 6:31:18 AM PDT by Darksheare (Fortune for the day: Beware, the dandelions have become carnivorou...........)
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To: Doctor Raoul
I wish I could have seen the looks on their faces.

You guys in DC rock!
46 posted on 04/26/2004 6:37:23 AM PDT by The South Texan (The Democrat Party and the leftist (ABCCBSNBCCNN NYLATIMES)media are a criminal enterprise!)
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To: Pyro7480
I have a story about my participation in the counter-protests, but I am going to save that for later.

Please ping me when you post your account. Thanks.

47 posted on 04/26/2004 7:02:54 AM PDT by ELS
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To: kristinn
Whoopi Goldberg's ugly mug was all over TV. Hard to believe any man would go near that.
48 posted on 04/26/2004 7:23:59 AM PDT by Tabi Katz
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To: Eaker; AK2KX; Ancesthntr; archy; backhoe; Badray; bc2; Becki; Jack Black; Joe Brower; ...
Civil discourse is breaking down.

I think we know where that's heading.

49 posted on 04/26/2004 7:24:48 AM PDT by archy (The darkness will come. It will find you,and it will scare you like you've never been scared before.)
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To: kristinn; hellinahandcart; Lil'freeper; NYC GOP Chick
Wow!
50 posted on 04/26/2004 7:32:19 AM PDT by sauropod ("How do you know he's a King?" "Because he doesn't have sh!t all over him.")
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