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Posted at 6:00 AM ET, 11/24/2009

Now schools are being targeted by anti-abortion groups

By Valerie Strauss

Students and staff at six D.C. area private and public high schools will be greeted this morning by anti-abortion protesters holding up graphic pictures. The three Districts schools are Wilson High, Sidwell Friends and Gonzaga High. Gaithersburg High School in Montgomery County, Washington-Lee in Arlington and Catonsville High in Baltimore will also be targeted, according to an email by anti-abortion activist Randall Terry.

The protests are similar to recent ones by an anti-gay church in the sense that they are being led by conservative Christians using schools to garner publicity. I wrote about it then in two different posts, one about reaction to counter-protests by students and staff at school, and another about "teachable moments."

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By Valerie Strauss  | November 24, 2009; 6:00 AM ET
Tags:  anti-abortion protests  
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