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Abortion advocate indicted for threats against pro-lifers

Catholic World News - May 05, 2011

The pro-life activist group Operation Rescue has welcomed a federal indictment against a a self-styled "pro-choice terrorist."

Theodore Shulman was arrested by the FBI in February, and is charged with leaving threatening telephone messages for leaders of Operation Rescue, Life Legal Defense Foundation, and other. Shulman--who also managed a web site, entitled Operation Counterstrike--has left hundreds of threatening email messages on various pro-life web sites.

The indictment may mark the first federal prosecution of a pro-abortion activist for a systematic campaign of threats against pro-lifers.

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