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July 23rd, 2006

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Anti-abortion protests to continue - The Clarion-Ledger

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Anti-abortion protests to continue
From staff and wire reports

An anti-abortion group protesting in Jackson since July 15 will begin leaving this weekend, but others will arrive over the next two weeks, said the Rev. Philip "Flip" Benham.

Rick Guy/The Clarion-Ledger

Anti-abortion protesters hold signs outside the Mississippi Women’s Clinic on North State Street in Jackson on Friday. No violence was reported.

"This has been the safest week for the lives of little boys and girls in their mothers' womb since 1973," said Benham, director of Operation Save America. The group has been protesting outside the only clinic providing abortions in Mississippi for a week.

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Abortion-Rights Groups Denounce Tactics Of Operation Save America - WAPT.com

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Abortion-Rights Groups Denounce Tactics Of Operation Save America

POSTED: 8:39 am CDT July 22, 2006
UPDATED: 9:00 am CDT July 22, 2006
JACKSON, Miss. -- Representatives of several organizations gathered at the state Capitol Friday to denounce the activities of an anti-abortion group.

Michelle Colon, president of the Jackson chapter of National Organization for Women, said the news conference was held to show the solidarity of groups opposed to the "tactics" of Operation Save America.

OSA has been protesting in Jackson since July 15. The group burned a copy of the Islamic holy book, the Quran, during a gathering Tuesday at the Making Jesus Real church in Pearl. The group also allegedly attempted to destroy a rainbow flag, a symbol of the gay community.

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