Dear Stevie C
I read your recent post on PatriotUpdate.com that ostensibly dealt with the Gosnell case, and I have to say that I’m a bit perturbed at the rhetoric that you chose when expressing your expectedly ridiculous opinions on abortion. To be brief dude: if want to join a war feel free to sign up for it yourself.
In case you are missing the subtly of that last sentence let me be a bit clearer. Unlike you I have lived in a place that has suffered from an act of domestic terrorism. I grew up in Birmingham Alabama in the 1990’s. It was a period in which some of your friends in Operation Rescue blockaded access to clinics and threatened doctors and patients on a pretty regular basis. This era of violent discontent eventually culminated in Eric Robert Rudolph blowing up a clinic down the street from my house and on the same block as the YMCA where my elementary-school aged friends and I went for aftercare.
I tell you this story Steven out of an entirely hopeless desire to make you recognize that the language that you are employing in trying to score some sweet click bait from your fellow wingnuts is beyond dangerous. For example:
(A)s you peel the layers of obfuscation from the atrocity that is the modern abortion holocaust, you will find a battle between two groups of people with very, very different values. Those people are either Lifeists or Abortionists.
Terms like “pro-choice” sound benign. Leftists designed them that way. Who could possibly be against choice? Whether it’s “reproductive rights” or pizza toppings, “choice” sounds like a really good thing. But for this term to hold any real meaning, one would have to assume first that its adversaries are anti-choice, and that “choice” has anything to do with legitimizing murder.
People often think of “Idolatry” as an Old Testament act, requiring one to bow down to a Golden calf or Ram’s head. The people involved with today’s abortion holocaust are still doing it. They’re idolizing themselves.
RIP to all of the babies, who were merely victims of “choice.”
For decades now people on the far right wing have been slowly pushing the boundaries of acceptable hate speech with regards to people who choose to exercise their constitutionally protected right to have an abortion. Each generation of pro-life extremists (not satisfied with simply calling these women sluts or murderers) has increased the level of “justified” hatred and violence through literal calls to arm that are virtually indistinguishable from this awful piece of shit that you have published. Ironically while the Randal Terrys and Flip Benhams inspire the James Kopps and Eric Robert Rudolphs of the world, the latter group of folks never faces jail time themselves, protected by the broad sanctuary of the First Amendment.
But of course I’m not saying anything that you do not already know.
In writing something like this you are consciously entering a level of internet trolling that goes beyond simply being outrageous or attention-seeking. You want to be taken seriously and know that you can do so by inspiring a movement where people are held accountable for making “proper” choices or condemned in a biblical fashion for being “glorified hitmen”. If someone picks up a gun and shoots a doctor or two you’ll say that it was a regrettable loss, but nothing compared to the loss of the babies to the abortion industry. It’s a familiar circle of awfulness, and one that guarantees someone like yourself a considerable degree of street cred in the forced birther sect.
So here’s the deal Steven. If you want to be a big man who dolls out justice against the wicked in order to defend the innocent, step away from the keyboard and join the fight. Google “Army of God” and become the handsome face and articulate persona for those crazy fuckers. Start plotting your Second Amendment remedy to this problem that you are so concerned with. If you think that equating medical procedures and reproductive freedom with the systematic murder of 12 million people is appropriate, than do something concrete to stop it.
Do it for the babies Steven. Grab a gun and make a list.
Or shut the fuck up and mind your own goddamned business.