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Fr. Frank Pavone of Priests for Life Receives Post-Election Death Threat
LifeSiteNews ^ | 11/11/08 | Fr. Frank Pavone

Posted on 11/11/2008 3:58:16 PM PST by wagglebee

WASHINGTON, November 11, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com) - I received the following message on my blog (http://www.priestsforlife.org/blog ) the day after the elections:

“IMPORTANT MESSAGE FOR FATHER FRANK PAVONE

“I am predicting that there will be more anti-abortion terror because of this election. I AM ALSO PREDICTING THAT THIS TIME IT WILL BE ANSWERED IN KIND BY PRO-CHOICE COUNTERTERRORISTS, who will mount similar terrorist attacks against well-known right-to-lifers. FATHER FRANK will be a natural target for pro-choice counterterrorists.

“I therefore advise you, Fr Frank, if you read that there has been another abortion-clinic shooting or bombing, get out of town immediately. Take a vacation abroad. Go visit the Vatican. If there is another act of anti-abortion terror, your life will not be safe in the USA.

“Good luck.”

Some other pro-life leaders received a similar message, and it has been reported to law enforcement.

Pro-abortion extremists call the pro-life movement "violent." Yet it's the most peaceful movement of social reform in our nation's history. In fact, the most confrontational aspect of our movement, Operation Rescue, brought about over 70,000 arrests from 1987 to 1994, yet not a single one of them was for violent activity.

We also know that any time a movement is as big as ours, there will be a handful of people - disconnected from the movement - who embrace violence as a tactic. The same was true of the civil rights movement and the abolitionist movement.

But of no movement is it more true than the pro-abortion movement. It's just that the public doesn't know of their fanatical violence. It starts in the womb, of course - the very action they promote as a "right" is in fact violence. "Typically, the skull is brought out in fragments rather than as a unified piece," abortionist Martin Haskell testified in court in 1999 regarding the legal "D and E" abortion procedure.

And their violence extends beyond the womb. Just visit http://www.prochoiceviolence.com to see that our movement has been able to document 8519 acts of violence (and counting) by the other side. Pro-abortion fanatics have attacked pro-life demonstrators, have kidnapped women to force them to abort, have murdered born babies, and much more.

So for the visitor to my blog to send that message just reinforces the truth about the "abortion-rights" fanatics. Violence is their way of life.

But why blame Obama? Of course, he is the most pro-abortion person elected to the Presidency. Perhaps they're thinking back to President Clinton, whose attempts to stop peaceful intervention coincided with the killing of some abortionists. Or perhaps they're thinking of President Kennedy's assertion, "Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable."

But we already have a peaceful revolution - and not only is it possible, it's growing! As long as I have anything to say about it, there won't be any "anti-abortion terror." Instead, there will be peaceful vigil, 24-hours a day, around abortion centers. That both stops abortions and stops the killing of abortionists.



TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: abortion; bho2008; deaththreat; frfrankpavone; moralabsolutes; pavone; proaborts; prolife; rathate; threat
So for the visitor to my blog to send that message just reinforces the truth about the "abortion-rights" fanatics. Violence is their way of life.

Of course it is, they MURDER 150 children an HOUR, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year

1 posted on 11/11/2008 3:58:16 PM PST by wagglebee
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To: Velveeta; Straight Vermonter

ping.


2 posted on 11/11/2008 3:59:18 PM PST by Cindy
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3 posted on 11/11/2008 4:01:10 PM PST by wagglebee ("A political party cannot be all things to all people." -- Ronald Reagan, 3/1/75)
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To: Velveeta; All
from the link in post no. 1:

"Some other pro-life leaders received a similar message, and it has been reported to law enforcement."

4 posted on 11/11/2008 4:01:44 PM PST by Cindy
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5 posted on 11/11/2008 4:01:44 PM PST by wagglebee ("A political party cannot be all things to all people." -- Ronald Reagan, 3/1/75)
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To: wagglebee

Prayers for the protection of Fr. Pavone and all those who are active in the pro life movement.

43 million abortions since 1972, and that only the ones that were recorded.


6 posted on 11/11/2008 4:01:54 PM PST by LilRhody
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To: Salvation

Ping


7 posted on 11/11/2008 4:07:08 PM PST by wagglebee ("A political party cannot be all things to all people." -- Ronald Reagan, 3/1/75)
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To: LilRhody

Unfortunately, the real number is over 50 million.


8 posted on 11/11/2008 4:07:36 PM PST by wagglebee ("A political party cannot be all things to all people." -- Ronald Reagan, 3/1/75)
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To: wagglebee

The perpetrators of violence are threatening violence if we oppose them - how 1984’ish of them!


9 posted on 11/11/2008 4:07:59 PM PST by LiteKeeper (Beware the secularization of America; the Islamization of Eurabia)
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To: LilRhody

Adding my prayers for Father Pavone and all the other prolife heroes who demonstrate in front of the abortuariums of America trying to save innocent lives.

God Bless and Strengthen them for the great battles that lie ahead!


10 posted on 11/11/2008 4:09:07 PM PST by Palladin (Obama on Ayers: "He's just a guy in my neighborhood." LIAR!!!)
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To: wagglebee

I fear the time is coming when conservative Christians and Jews may be persecuted on a large scale.


11 posted on 11/11/2008 4:22:21 PM PST by Pinkbell
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To: wagglebee
What's one more killing to the coal-black souls of the abortion industry?

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12 posted on 11/11/2008 4:23:44 PM PST by Petronski (Things fall apart, it's scientific.)
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To: wagglebee

God Bless Father Pavone

He is an eloquent speaker, despite it’s source, this appears to be a fair article on Father Pavone.

http://www.villagevoice.com/2001-05-22/news/father-frank-s-crusade/2

Ah, a silver lining to always preferring Domino’s (or have they been sold?)

“Asked about Priests for Life’s largest donors, DeStefano is tight-lipped, though he concedes they include Tom Monaghan, the wealthy conservative Catholic who founded Domino’s Pizza. Priests for Life’s contributions grew from $1.3 million in 1998 to $5.3 million in 2000, according to tax returns and financial statements provided by DeStefano. At this rate of growth, the organization expects its 2001 income to exceed $10 million. “

Here is another quote from the article which might be dated in parts, interesting.

“Pavone invited Mark Crutcher onto his cable television show to give tips on putting abortion doctors out of business using malpractice litigation. Crutcher, who runs an antiabortion organization in Dallas, has written that his goal is “an America where abortion may be perfectly legal, but no one can get one.”


13 posted on 11/11/2008 4:24:15 PM PST by RGPII (Stand your ground!)
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To: wagglebee
"Fr. Frank Pavone of Priests for Life Receives Post-Election Death Threat"

Probably from Pfleger.

14 posted on 11/11/2008 4:24:24 PM PST by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: wagglebee

May the Lord God put a circle of angelic protection around Father Pavone.


15 posted on 11/11/2008 4:30:05 PM PST by Salvation ( †With God all things are possible.†)
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To: wagglebee
Pray for LIFE!

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16 posted on 11/11/2008 4:30:36 PM PST by Salvation ( †With God all things are possible.†)
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To: Joe 6-pack

It wouldn’t be the first time that so-called priest has called for someone’s death.

http://www.jillstanek.com/archives/2008/06/the_skinny_on_p.html


17 posted on 11/11/2008 4:34:56 PM PST by shibumi (...vampire outlaw of the milky way...)
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To: wagglebee

You got that right. We need to pray for the priest for sure.


18 posted on 11/11/2008 4:41:00 PM PST by Paved Paradise
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To: Salvation

Amen!


19 posted on 11/11/2008 5:03:04 PM PST by Godsgirl
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To: wagglebee

Here comes the thugocracy! It will continue to be distributed so the leadership of the thugocracy can have “plausible deny-ability” of the activities going on to support their goals.

The same thing happens in Cuba. One anti-castro Cuban was continually harassed at their home to include people continually protesting outside the house and loud music being played all hours of the day and night so the person could not sleep. The person became a prisoner in their own home.

This can happen here folks.

JoMa


20 posted on 11/11/2008 5:30:34 PM PST by joma89
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There is no-telling, the source could have been a whacked out feminist as well.


21 posted on 11/11/2008 5:55:05 PM PST by RGPII (Stand your ground!)
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22 posted on 11/11/2008 6:24:55 PM PST by cpforlife.org (A Catholic Respect Life Curriculum is available FREE at KnightsForLife.org)
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To: wagglebee
That's ok. Fr. Pavone would instantly become a martyr. How many of you out there think he wouldn't welcome that if his death could somehow help end abortion in America?

God watch over and protect all of those fighting the good fight on the front lines of the Culture War.
23 posted on 11/11/2008 6:37:58 PM PST by Antoninus (No Mitt. Not Now. Not in 2012. Not ever.)
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To: wagglebee

Cowards.


24 posted on 11/11/2008 6:38:44 PM PST by fatima
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To: wagglebee

Getting a death threat from the pro-infanticide crowd is a badge of honor.


25 posted on 11/11/2008 7:06:47 PM PST by RKBA Democrat (Lord Jesus Christ, Son of God, have mercy on me, a sinner!)
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To: wagglebee
Fully agreed. There is no greater violence/evil in our country. How could anyone promoting such an act, be any less than evil.

Chilling letter to Father Pavone.

26 posted on 11/11/2008 7:16:45 PM PST by TAdams8591 (McCain/Palin ' 08 (Obama IS a socialist!))
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To: Salvation

such as Sts. Smith & Wesson...


27 posted on 11/11/2008 7:20:30 PM PST by castlebrew (Gun control means hitting where you intended to!)
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To: wagglebee

Prayers for him, and all in the for front of the struggle.

I fear that we are heading into a very dark night. May Micheal the Archangel be leading his troops with us.


28 posted on 11/11/2008 7:45:14 PM PST by redgolum ("God is dead" -- Nietzsche. "Nietzsche is dead" -- God.)
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To: Cindy

Creepy.


29 posted on 11/12/2008 4:59:46 AM PST by Straight Vermonter (Posting from deep behind the Maple Curtain)
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To: Straight Vermonter

Yep.


30 posted on 11/12/2008 5:01:09 AM PST by Cindy
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31 posted on 11/12/2008 2:19:14 PM PST by NYer ("Run from places of sin as from a plague." - St. John Climacus)
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To: Cindy

Ahhh... the tolerant left.


32 posted on 11/12/2008 5:17:47 PM PST by Northern Yankee (Freedom Needs A Soldier)
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To: Northern Yankee

Yes...they show their colors well.


33 posted on 11/12/2008 5:21:41 PM PST by Cindy
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To: Petronski

LOL. What are you doin’ pimpin’ that guy’s website?


34 posted on 11/12/2008 5:25:17 PM PST by johniegrad
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To: cpforlife.org; Salvation; NYer
Having done some things at PFL, I would hope that they would move to Amarillo sooner rather than later... Because of these death threats...

One is much safer in an area like Amarillo.

There is a story in that part of the country [maybe Montana or Arizona or perhaps a small town in Texas].

Anyway, some folks picked the wrong town to rob a bank, and the citizens pulled rifles out of their pickups and defended their town.

I would not advocate violence, self defense is another issue.

Our Lord Jesus Christ had two conversions on the cross -- the "good thief" and the Centurion.

The Centurion was a person who could help defend the early Christians and apostles...

35 posted on 11/12/2008 5:27:15 PM PST by topher (Let us return to old-fashioned morality - morality that has stood the test of time...)
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To: johniegrad

In a way...

Perhaps you should click the link I provided.


36 posted on 11/12/2008 6:04:46 PM PST by Petronski (Things fall apart, it's scientific.)
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To: Petronski
SPAM it's not just for breakfast anymore.

I don't get it though.

Some guy kept posting that on his responses in threads and people were complaining about it.

37 posted on 11/12/2008 6:10:36 PM PST by johniegrad
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To: johniegrad
Some guy kept posting that on his responses in threads and people were complaining about it.

That is spam, it's against the rules, and the guy is suspended or banned.

Seems simple to me.

38 posted on 11/12/2008 6:51:35 PM PST by Petronski (Things fall apart, it's scientific.)
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Just in the car for a few moments and I had Relevant Radio on this afternoon, Drew Mariani and I’m rather sure it was Father Pavone on as his guest:

and what was said, is that they caught the emailer who had sent this sort of threatening note to a few different people and the matter was turned over to law enforcement who are now dealing with this individual. I have not seen this confirmed anywhere yet but I know they can often catch emailers.


39 posted on 11/17/2008 7:15:47 PM PST by RGPII (Stand your ground!)
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To: RGPII

Well I hope they can catch the perp. I have read of Fr. Pavone’s work and, of course, Satan is always working overtime to destroy those actively engaged in Christ’s work.


40 posted on 11/18/2008 3:44:15 PM PST by Paved Paradise
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