Friday, August 24, 2007

Aurora, IL: Pro-Abortion Protestors Arrested for Harassing Pro-Life Witnesses

The Chicago Tribune reports that one was charged with battery of a protester, and the other was charged with disorderly conduct.

From "Pro-Abortion Protestors Arrested for Harassing "40 Days for Life" Witnesses" by elizabeth O'Brien, posted 8/23/07 at

Two pro-abortion protestors were arrested on misdemeanor battery charges, for harassing a group of pro-life witnesses outside a Planned Parenthood abortion facility during a prayer vigil on Sunday.

The Chicago Tribune, normally silent on pro-life events, reports that 24-year old Shawn R. Pawlak and 27 year old Kelly L. Maha, shouted obscenities at pro-life witnesses who were peacefully participating in the 24-hour, 40-day prayer rally to prevent the newly-constructed abortion facilities from opening near Chicago this fall.

Read the rest of the article.