Navigation Links
Randall Terry Removed By Police From Howard Dean Health Care Town Hall Meeting
Date:8/26/2009

Anti-Abortion Extremist Ejected After "Murder" Incitement

WASHINGTON, Aug. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Last night in northern Virginia, Representative James Moran and Governor Howard Dean held a town hall meeting on health care that was attended by thousands of people. Anti-abortion extremist Randall Terry, the founder of Operation Rescue, had announced prior to the event that he would be there to disrupt it by accusing President Obama of "killing Granny and babies." Velvet Revolution was there with cameras.

After a spirited defense of health care reform, which at least 75% of the crowd supported, Congressman Moran introduced Howard Dean. Immediately, Mr. Terry and a handful of his followers began screaming from the middle of the room, "We won't pay for murder" and "Howard Dean murders babies." The Congressman demanded civility but was ignored. He then told the crowd that Mr. Terry was there to disrupt the event and offered to allow him to ask a question, but Mr. Terry kept screaming. Finally, thousands of people surrounded the disrupters and began chanting, "Kick him out, kick him out." The police then escorted Mr. Terry and his band of disrupters out of the meeting and off the property.

Velvet Revolution captured the entire event on video and posted it on YouTube. (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hskU_p6earI) It shows that Mr. Terry was not interested in a democratic debate of the issues but instead wanted to shut down debate and incite people to violence.

Operation Rescue has been inciting violence against women's health care professionals for years, and that incitement has been directly implicated in the death and maiming of many people, including the recent assassination of Dr. George Tiller by Scott Roeder, a self described follower of Randall Terry and Operation Rescue. VR vehemently condemns these attacks on the democratic process and urges vigilance to ensure debate without violence or incitement to violence.


'/>"/>
SOURCE Velvet Revolution
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Crdentia Appoints Randall Turnbull to Senior Vice President and Chief Clinical Officer
2. Nektar Therapeutics Names Randall Moreadith, M.D., Ph.D. Senior Vice President, Drug Development and Chief Development Officer
3. National Coalition for Quality Colorectal Cancer Screening and Care Appoints New Executive Director, Randall H. H. Madry:
4. Dr. Tiller was a mass murderer; states Randall Terry. We must not flinch or waver in our rhetoric or our actions.
5. Randall Terry: How Tillers Death and office Closing Can Help Propel Pro-Life Movement, Derail Sotomayor and Overturn Roe; Four Key Senators Will Be Targeted to Vote Against Sotomayor; Catholic Bishops Will Play a Role to Defeat Sotomayor
6. Randall Terry, Founder, Operation Rescue: Abortion, Healthcare, and Social Upheaval: Pro-life Leaders to Discuss Backlash -- Including Potential of Unwanted Violence
7. Norma McCorvey (Formerly Roe of Roe vs. Wade), Randall Terry, and Over 30 Anti Abortion Activists From 7 States To Confront Nancy Pelosi Over Health Care Reform. Their Message: Expect a Tax Revolt. If You Think We Will Willingly Surrender Our Money To
8. Healthcare and Abortion: Randall Terry Leads Protests and Press Conferences in 10 Cities in Five States
9. Former State Representative Terry Parke Joins Secure Services Corp.
10. Terry Thomas Fulmer, Dean of NYUs College of Nursing, Elected to Skidmore College Board
11. The Stay Strong Foundation Launches National Healing Starts With US Campaign With Celebrity Guests Denzel Washington, Ruby Dee, MoNique, Terry McMillan, Rev. Al Sharpton and Others
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:2/12/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... February 12, ... ... Foundation today announced a new initiative—the Siemens Foundation-PATH Ingenuity Fellowships—to develop the ... partnership will recruit top students from U.S. universities who will draw from ...
(Date:2/12/2016)... ... February 12, 2016 , ... Each year, the American ... held in Anaheim, CA at the Anaheim Convention Center. Almost 10,000 physical therapists across ... therapy products in action, learn more about their chosen field and network with their ...
(Date:2/12/2016)... ... February 12, 2016 , ... ... Series at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital on April 5-7. The series is ... and create new habits. The workshops cover a broad range of topics, including ...
(Date:2/12/2016)... ... February 12, 2016 , ... AssureVest Insurance Group, a locally ... a charity drive that will raise funds earmarked to purchase computers and software for ... School. , “My school is in a low-income area and has more than 60 ...
(Date:2/12/2016)... PA (PRWEB) , ... February 12, 2016 , ... ... families of the Pittsburgh metro area, celebrates the beginning of the latest charity ... children develop social skills through art. Donations to this worthy cause are currently ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:2/12/2016)... Ambulances announces its first delivery in the state of ... Emergency Medical Services (EMS) consisting of four vehicles: three ... Emergency Vehicles in Lecanto, FL , USA, ... the latest in Demers, ongoing expansion of sales.  ... --> Benoit LaFortune , Executive Vice President at Demers. ...
(Date:2/12/2016)... -- Memorial Hermann Health System has teamed up with Houston ... a one-of-a-kind experience to pediatric patients at Children,s ... 360-degree video and Google Cardboard, Howard was able to ... the patients and their families an unexpected, and energetically ... video . Memorial Hermann IRONMAN Sports ...
(Date:2/12/2016)... , Feb. 12, 2016  Aralez Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Nasdaq: ... announced the Company will ring the Nasdaq Closing Bell ... New York at 4:00 p.m. ET on ... Aralez. Adrian Adams , will perform ... 3:50 to 4:00 p.m. ET.  A live webcast will ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: