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Personhood founderís home attacked at night, children terrorized
LifeSiteNews ^ | 7/2/12 | John-Henry Westen

Posted on 07/02/2012 3:50:58 PM PDT by wagglebee

DENVER, CO, July 2, 2012 (LifeSiteNews.com) - From the gunning down of a pro-life picketer in Michigan in 2009, to the filmed attack on pro-lifers in New Mexico in 2011, to another filmed attack in Washington last week, violent assault against pro-life Americans are on the rise. 

Another pro-lifer was attacked last Tuesday, but this time at his home, with his wife and children terrorized in the middle of the night.

Personhood USA Founder and President Keith Mason and his wife Jennifer have three young children from eight years old on down, and a fourth child due next month.  That didn’t stop pro-abortion vandals from throwing a heavy rock through his front door window at 1:30 am, or from spraypainting his house with vulgarities and images of coat hangers.


Keith and Jennifer Mason

The attack likely stemmed from an article featuring the couple in Newsweek magazine which hit the stands last Monday.  The article related the successes of the Personhood movement, noting that related measures have been introduced 22 times in the campaign’s four-year history, and quoted pro-abortion leaders who note that the movement presents a “formidable” problem.

“They’re saying out loud what many anti-choice activists believe but don’t say upfront—they want to ban abortion in all circumstances,” Donna Crane, a policy director at the advocacy group NARAL Pro-Choice America, told Newsweek. “In some ways, it’s the more honest conversation to have.”

Mason told LifeSiteNews in a phone interview this morning that just after the Newsweek piece went online, the comment board – which is now closed -  “went crazy.” 

“One of the early comments,” recalled Mason, “was that my wife should be raped and forced to carry the baby.” Another he remembered, called for him to be neutered and killed.

The comments continued to get more and more bizarre. And then someone posted the couple’s home address in the comment section of the story.

“The article does state that we have three small children, and that my wife is due to deliver our fourth child very soon,” said Mason. “It is shocking to consider that someone would be so cruel and heartless to attack a home with a pregnant woman and small children inside.  Apparently, the pro-choice crowd has no more compassion for born children than they do for the preborn.”

At 1:30 am, as the rest of his family slept, Mason was in his basement when he heard a huge crash. He raced upstairs thinking that perhaps one of the children had fallen down the stairs.

As he crossed the front hall he found himself walking through shattered glass. Glass was scattered everywhere throughout their living room and across the front porch, covering their children’s toys and items for the new baby, he said.

When he saw the large rock that had caused the damage, he ran upstairs to check on his distraught family.  He then headed for the door and found the front and side walls of his house full of vulgar graffiti, but no perpetrators.

Police responded immediately with four squad cars, and an investigation continues.

Mason said he could not share his ordeal until today, since he had to move his family to a safe-house, having been warned by security that their lives may be in danger.  He is currently looking for a new home for his young family.

Rather than making him re-think his activism, he said, the incident has left him more committed than ever.  “Things like this are intended to discourage,” he said. “We’re not going to quit. I think it’s strengthened my resolve and to me it’s an indication that we’re winning.”

Asked point blank if he were willing to lose his life for the cause, the father of four replied, “I’m not hoping it goes there, man. Yeah, I don’t want to, but I’m willing.”

“There are some pretty intense times, the world is at a critical moment,” he said.


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Extended News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: abortion; moralabsolutes; personhood; prolife
Abortionists are the world's deadliest terrorists.
1 posted on 07/02/2012 3:51:03 PM PDT by wagglebee
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2 posted on 07/02/2012 3:52:38 PM PDT by wagglebee ("A political party cannot be all things to all people." -- Ronald Reagan, 3/1/75)
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To: wagglebee

Need some heavy fire power at that home.

Yes, I mean prayer...

but also some motion detector lights and a shotgun.


3 posted on 07/02/2012 3:53:55 PM PDT by Mrs.Z
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4 posted on 07/02/2012 3:54:16 PM PDT by wagglebee ("A political party cannot be all things to all people." -- Ronald Reagan, 3/1/75)
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To: wagglebee

Pretty good argument for “stand your ground” laws.


5 posted on 07/02/2012 3:54:21 PM PDT by aimhigh
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6 posted on 07/02/2012 3:55:48 PM PDT by wagglebee ("A political party cannot be all things to all people." -- Ronald Reagan, 3/1/75)
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To: wagglebee

Has anyone seen this reported in the Denver Post?


7 posted on 07/02/2012 3:59:03 PM PDT by Enten (I don't have islamophobia...I do have islamonausea)
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Yet another manifestation of the oh so tolerant pro-choice(sic) crowd.


8 posted on 07/02/2012 4:04:21 PM PDT by A.A. Cunningham (Barry Soetoro is a Kenyan communist)
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To: wagglebee

Persecution of Christians is coming to the US.


9 posted on 07/02/2012 4:06:53 PM PDT by beethovenfan (If Islam is the solution, the "problem" must be freedom.)
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To: Mrs.Z

Re “heavy fire power”

In order:

Lights and motion detector

Loaded and fired shotgun

Prayer - that you hit the target


10 posted on 07/02/2012 4:13:43 PM PDT by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: wagglebee

As my dad used to say... the devil is alive and well in the U.S.A.


11 posted on 07/02/2012 4:19:26 PM PDT by diamond6 (Check out: http://www.biblechristiansociety.com/home.php and learn about the faith.)
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To: wagglebee

This is what the Left considers “political free speech”.

When I lived in Eagan, MN, there was one person who had a pro-life sign in front of his house. It was vandalized regularly. And I can see a court in Minnesota ruling that the vandalism is “protected political speech”.


12 posted on 07/02/2012 4:22:55 PM PDT by Fred Hayek (The Democratic Party is the operational wing of CPUSA.)
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To: wagglebee; seekthetruth

http://www.thedailybeast.com/newsweek/2012/06/24/personhood-usa-s-keith-mason-eyes-election-day-2012.html

Author is a friend and has received numerous awards for her work. Most recently about honor killing. Gutsy little gal!


13 posted on 07/02/2012 4:27:25 PM PDT by hoosiermama (Obama: "Born in Kenya" Lying then or now!)
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To: wagglebee

We should expect these sorts of “peaceful protests” to increase in frequency.


14 posted on 07/02/2012 4:32:38 PM PDT by RKBA Democrat (The political game is rigged.)
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To: RKBA Democrat

If the offenders in these attacks were from the anti abortion side, Eric Holder would have already sent in a federal task force to criminally charge them and it would have been a national news story.

The operative word in “The Corrupt Liberal Media” is “Corrupt”

Liberalism has killed journalism.


15 posted on 07/02/2012 4:50:39 PM PDT by Uncle Lonny
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To: beethovenfan
Persecution of Christians is coming to the US.

It is already here. It simply hasn't reached the stage yet where they have enough balls to try mass imprisonment, execution, or assault, but it will come. In the years leading up to the Holocaust, the Nazis prepared the German people for murdering Jews by depicting Jews as subhuman in all the popular media - novels, theater, and printed periodicals. Jews were constantly portrayed as hook-nosed bad guys who would steal, cheat, lie and even murder to get what they wanted. It made it much easier for ordinary Germans to rationalize rounding Jews up into cattle cars and it served to recruit some to the Party.

If you haven't noticed, that exact same method is being used against Christians. In TV and Movies, Christians are always presented as mean, judgmental hypocrites who beat and molest children and are full of nothing but hatred. You'd be surprised how many young people have only that image of Christians to go by, and adjust their opinions accordingly. It is brainwashing at its most effective. Add to that the news media, which always presents the worst stories regarding Christians, while spiking stories that show homosexuals, Muslims, or any other politically correct group in a bad light. When the cattle cars come for Christians, a lot of people will think they deserve it.

If Christians want to spread the Word and fight evil, they need to stop following the sissified, New Age hippie version of Christianity that is so common these days, and start being the crusaders again that they once were. Prepare for battle, because it is coming.
16 posted on 07/02/2012 5:04:22 PM PDT by fr_freak
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To: wagglebee
Abortionists are the world's deadliest terrorists.

Naaah.
Not even close.
Perhaps fourth, after the world's koranimals, the UN and the US Democratic-Progressive party.

17 posted on 07/02/2012 5:39:03 PM PDT by publius911 (Formerly Publius 6961, formerly jennsdad)
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18 posted on 07/02/2012 5:39:33 PM PDT by narses
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To: publius911
Abortionists worldwide murder approximately ONE MILLION INNOCENT BABIES EVERY WEEK.

No group of terrorists in history even comes close.

19 posted on 07/02/2012 5:49:54 PM PDT by wagglebee ("A political party cannot be all things to all people." -- Ronald Reagan, 3/1/75)
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To: wagglebee

So is Newsweek going to print a follow up? Are they going to take responsibility for their boards? Oh yeah, and btw, is this guy going to sue the pants of them?

I know they’re only worth $1.00, but I’m sure they have an income stream.


20 posted on 07/02/2012 6:09:48 PM PDT by jocon307
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To: wagglebee

Thank you for posting the article.

From the article:

“Apparently, the pro-choice crowd has no more compassion for born children than they do for the preborn.””


One question. Why do they call it ‘pro-choice’, when the only option (for the ‘pro-choice crowd’) is an abortion ?

What ever happened to letting GOD decide who lives and dies ?


22 posted on 07/02/2012 7:47:49 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (Lame and ill-informed post)
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To: wagglebee

Abortion providers and users are a pro-death cult. One day, they will realize that they have murdered innocents, and then they will pay, and pay dearly for what they have done.

I was shocked when a coworker of mine told me in the early 70’s that she used abortion as birth control and that she had had six.

I have no idea what her mental state is now, but if she has a shred of decency at all left in her soul, she feels the guilt of a murderer.

Killing a person is something that can’t be fixed or taken back or forgotten, and that is what abortion is, murder.


23 posted on 07/03/2012 3:48:31 AM PDT by TheOldLady
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To: fr_freak

, but it will come.

^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

They would kill us if they could. They just can’t get away with it....( yet).


24 posted on 07/03/2012 4:39:18 AM PDT by wintertime
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To: fr_freak
Jews up into cattle cars
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

That won't happen here. No. No.

The fascists will use big yellow school buses and the sheeple will compliantly board them just as they have been trained to do.

Remember that the next time you see a government school bus.

25 posted on 07/03/2012 4:43:29 AM PDT by wintertime
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To: fr_freak

Have you noticed? The Christians in these propaganda pieces have Southern accents?


26 posted on 07/03/2012 4:45:23 AM PDT by wintertime
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To: TheOldLady

“Killing a person is something that can’t be fixed or taken back or forgotten”

God’s forgiveness is infinite.


27 posted on 07/03/2012 11:55:47 AM PDT by dsc (Any attempt to move a government to the left is a crime against humanity.)
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To: dsc

Amen.


28 posted on 07/03/2012 12:06:43 PM PDT by TheOldLady
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