Anti-abortion ‘abolitionists’ take slavery rhetoric to the next level

Anti-abortion protesters gather outside A Preferred Women’s Health Center of Atlanta in Forest Park. (Ross Williams/Georgia Recorder)

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The first time Tina Marshall heard anti-abortion protesters call themselves “abolitionists,’” she said, she burst out laughing.

Marshall, a Black woman who lives in Charlotte, North Carolina, was counter-protesting at an abortion clinic when a mostly white group — save one Black woman — surrounded her and told her they were abolitionists.

“I rolled my eyes and said, ‘Can’t you people ever think of anything original? Do you guys have to steal everything?’” Marshall said.

Anti-abortion demonstrators have told

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