Skip to comments.Bull's-eye! Violence stalks pro-life protesters
Posted on 01/02/2015 7:11:23 PM PST by Morgana
It was Sept. 11, 2009, just outside a high school in the small Michigan town of Owosso when Jim Pouillon, 63, was murdered for doing what he thought was right: protesting against abortion, which he considered murder.
Like many pro-life activists, the elderly Pouillon, a volunteer with Operation Save America who relied on an oxygen tank to breathe, was peacefully holding a sign featuring a graphic picture of an abortion victim. He had been trying to stop abortion since 1988.
The goal of his particular brand of activism: force people to visualize and understand the reality of abortion, and to help stop it.
Local resident Harlan James Drake, however, had other plans. Apparently he was disturbed by the images of abortion victims, police said later.
So, on 9/11, Drake loaded his gun, and from his vehicle, shot Pouillon, killing him. It was about 7:20 a.m.
The pro-abortion killer promptly fled the scene and killed another man.
I just shot one person, I might as well go shoot anyone else I thought deserved to be shot that day, Drake testified later during his prosecution, which also featured the killer cracking jokes in court.
He confessed to the shooting before claiming to be insane. The jury found Drake guilty of murder and the judge sentenced him to life in prison.
While Pouillon was hailed as a martyr by many pro-life leaders, the national press barely noticed the murder. Some media outlets even tried to smear him starting on the day he was murdered.
Most were still busy demonizing the pro-life movement for the killing, months earlier, of late-term abortionist George Tiller.
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Not “violence” ...
The pro-death movement is pro-death. They did not have to protest or decry this killing.
And that goes for the pro-death advocates who run the MSM (like AP’s style guide) as well.
Deal with it.
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