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Abortion foes swarm SF officials' neighborhoods


Abortion foes swarm SF officials' neighborhoods
San Francisco Chronicle

The protest was the work of a group called Survivors of the Abortion Holocaust. “We call it ‘chalk and awe,’ ” said organizer Jeff White.The participants were part of an anti-abortion activism boot camp being held at a local church, White said. He declined to say which church.On Wednesday evening, the protesters returned to Richards’ neighborhood with a megaphone — and were met by the planning commissioner himself.“I said, ‘Hey, let’s talk’ — and we did,” Richards said.White said, “It was an open discussion, and he was very professional.” Group members also apologized for the antigay slurs, adding that they were the work of a younger teen.“I appreciated that,” Richards said of the apology, “This is what democracy is all about. One of the teens even told me they were bisexual.

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