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Occasionally these confrontations escalate into violence, with personal and property damage on both sides. Pro-life activists also stage disruptive demonstrations at the homes of abortion providers. Sometimes bullhorns are used to amplify their voices as they chant antiabortion slogans. Some abortion providers have been intimidated into quitting their jobs by such tactics. Violence against Abortion Providers The National Abortion Federation compiles statistics on incidents of clinic violence by antiabortion extremists.
Lobbyists can also be paid professionals hired • 41 • A Changing Supreme Court Supreme Court judges serve for life. To protect the judges from political pressure, they cannot be removed from office and their salaries cannot be decreased during their term. New justices are appointed only if a current justice resigns or dies. S. Supreme Court, the president nominates a candidate. S. Senate. During the Senate confirmation hearings, the nominated judge’s stance on major issues, including abortion, is scrutinized.
The NRLC opposes • 42 • The Abortion Debate euthanasia, or assisted suicide, as well as abortion. The organization works toward legislative reform and provides a “scorecard” reporting how elected officials voted on important issues. Birthright International works directly with pregnant women, trying to encourage them not to have abortions. The organization provides counseling as well as maternity and baby clothes. Unlike some crisis pregnancy centers, Birthright does not attempt to influence women by showing them graphic photographs of the abortion process.
The Abortion Debate by Courtney Farrell