Skip to comments.69-year-old pro-life Personhood petitioner attacked, suffers broken hip
Posted on 07/04/2012 11:31:09 AM PDT by wagglebee
DENVER, CO, July 4, 2012 (LifeSiteNews.com) Days after Personhood USA president Keith Masons home was attacked in the night leaving his wife and children traumatized, a Personhood volunteer, 69-year-old Everett Stadig, was assaulted, sustaining a broken hip.
On Saturday, Stadig a soft-spoken and slender gentleman - was thrown off his bicycle while peacefully gathering signatures for the Personhood amendment in Colorado, and as a result has had to undergo surgery to replace part of his hip.
Stadig stopped outside a grocery store to invite people to sign the Personhood petition. One woman expressed interest in signing, but had to return temporarily into the store. While Stadig waited, a man came by whom he also invited to sign the petition.
In a telephone interview from his hospital bed, Stadig told LifeSiteNews that the man was in his mid thirties and looked about six foot tall. He refused to sign, and began to swear and shout at Stadig.
He was yelling Im pro-choice! Stadig recalled, adding that he used most foul language.
Stadig explained that being pro-choice meant pro-abortion, and again urged him to sign. At first the man walked away, but returned half a minute later, still swearing and yelling.
He said you dont have a right to be here! Stadig related, and I said I do have a right to be here, this is a Colorado Petition Drive. Then he grabbed my petition pad, and with the same movement threw me to ground, and I was hurt so bad I couldnt get up.
Stadig was on tall bicycle. He struck the ground hard on his hip and was in too much pain to rise. Stadig said that there were between 10 and 20 people present, and at least seven witnessed the assault, but no one had tried to stop the man. It happened so fast, and they were too far away, he explained.
The man who had attacked him did not stop to see if Stadig was injured. After he threw me off the bicycle, he proceeded to leave, Stadig said, and I was trying to get people to call the police to get that mans license number, because I couldnt do it. Eventually a woman came forward, took the mans license plate, and wrote a report.
Stadig learned later that his hip had been broken.
He remained on the ground for several minutes. There were people around, he said, but no one offered to help me up.
Eventually security personnel came out of the store and got Stadig off the ground and into a chair to wait for the ambulance.
Stadig was bruised and his hip badly injured: I found out that it was separated, and I must get a replacement ball socket.
While recovering from surgery, Stadig has still been gathering petitions in the hospital among the nurses and therapists.
Personhood USA President Keith Mason commented to LifeSiteNews, There he is chillin in the hospital bed with his clipboard getting signatures of the hospital staff hes a great guy, an inspiration to us.
Stadig is pressing charges, but does not yet know the name of his assailant and has still heard nothing from the police. Its unbelievable what happens in this country, he said. Theres so much violence.
Stadig - tall, bearded and thin - bears a resemblance to Abraham Lincoln. He has made use of these traits to attract young people to his pro-life appeals. His signature Abe Lincoln tux and top hat have brought smiles and photo ops to many a family.
Stadigs pastor Bob Enyart of Denver Bible Church, visited with Stadig in hospital. Pastor Enyart told LifeSiteNews, Everett is so soft spoken, if he yelled you might hear him ten feet away. Hes a gentle giant who has the boldness of a lion when it comes to protecting an innocent child. Here in Denver, Everett is a local hero. As Jesus said, love God, and love your neighbor! Thats what Everetts all about.
Time for an unCivil War!
It’s us against the forces of evil that keep trying to wrest control of this nation and they’re winning!
Hopefully the stores video cameras caught this assault.
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IMHO - the left is just getting warmed up, the violence will escalate as the push through their fascist agenda. Obama and his ACORN followers are ready for bloodshed.
IMHO - the left is just getting warmed up, the violence will escalate as they push through their fascist agenda. Obama and his ACORN followers are ready for bloodshed.
Its coming. Be prepared.
So someone got the vehicle tag. Has the perpetrator been identified? If so, has there been an arrest? If not, why?
Prepared and ready to go here.
Why so much hatred from the liberals? It’s because they’re worried that they might not be one of the 30 million people that they say this earth can support. Billions of us must die to reach that 30 million number. The fact that our planet is already supporting billions of people doesn’t enter into their brains.
Interesting...he walked away but returned...
Satan and his minions must have been whispering in his ear...someone who thinks abortion is Ok, has blood lust in their soul...something stirred it up...
Ephesians 6:12: For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places.
Not only that.....all those people around and they did exactly SPIT; they didn’t stop the bastard attacker, they didn’t help an old man when he was knocked down.
WTF has happened to this country???????????????????????
Just what I thought: when it comes to offing the elderly, these people will do it with a club - not with a syringe.
Demons exist...perhaps he was possessed.
I started preparing over 40 years ago.
Hope he gets any hip replacement surgery now before Obamacare goes into effect. Not only is he old, he’s also pro-life. Definitely a candidate for extermination under the rules of the Death Penalty.
Death Penalty = Death Panel.
America’s Leftists have fully embraced the politics of confrontation and violence.
Obama’s pals; no doubt they’re taking their example in lawlessness from America’s Attorney General - the biggest lawbreaker in the nation.
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