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opinion | William Cotter

Buffer zone rhetoric belies facts about pro-life demonstrators

Governor Patrick and other lawmakers are feverishly working to fashion a new version of the buffer zone law. For the alleged purpose of “public safety” outside of “women’s health care” facilities.

Despite the volume and hysterical quality of claims of pro-life misbehavior, especially at Planned Parenthood since the removal of the buffer zone, a reasoned examination of some facts reveals a far different picture.

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