By Jennifer Jefferis
The military of God is probably not well known, yet they're good tested as an extremist Christian association united of their trust that abortion has to be stopped in any respect bills, together with using violence or strength. who're the first avid gamers during this underground terrorist team, what acts are they accountable for, and what are the motivations in the back of their quest to make abortion unlawful within the United States?
Armed for all times: the military of God and Anti-Abortion Terror within the United States addresses those questions and extra, drawing upon never-before-published interviews with contributors of the military of God and their very own writings to bare the main points of this grossly understudied organization—and to rfile what its life and enlargement says approximately our society.
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59. See letter from John O’Keefe to Joseph Scheidler in Risen, James and Judy Thomas. 1998. Wrath of Angels: The American Abortion War. New York: Basic Books, 75. 60. The Army of God lists comments made by pro-life groups condemning their use of force on the Army of God website. The Army identiﬁes Christians who make condemnatory comments as traitors. 2 Choose Your Weapon Because the Army of God is a loose network at best, its existence is in many ways deﬁned by the acts members of the organization have undertaken on its behalf.
When Abortion Was a Crime: Women, Medicine and the Law in the United States, 1867–1963. Berkeley: University of California Press, 9. 23. Freedman, Lawrence. 2008. A Choice of Enemies: America Confronts the Middle East. New York: Public Aﬀairs. 24. Reagan, Leslie. 1997. When Abortion Was a Crime: Women, Medicine and the Law in the United States, 1867–1963. Berkeley: University of California Press. 25. Mohr, James. 1978. Abortion in America: The Origins and Evolution of National Policy. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 17.
Abortion activist John Burt is linked to the bombings on the Army of God website; however, Matt Goldsby, Kaye Wiggins, and Jimmy and Kathy Simmons were found guilty of the act. 13 Whether actually involved in the bombings or not, Burt was a well-known ﬁgure outside the courthouse during the trial, where he walked around with an aborted fetus in a jar, trying to impress upon witnesses the horror of abortion. Burt is lauded as a “Prisoner of Christ” on the Army of God website, and a timeline from the same source puts him in frequent contact with other members of the organization.