Posts tagged "Aurora"

James Holmes and Aurora massacre: Why?

James Holmes allegedly killed 12 and wounded 58 more in the Century 16 movie theater massacre in Aurora, Colorado. Why? Lax gun control? Media violence? Bloody video games?The emergence of evil? Cultural decline? The macho gene?  No concealed-carry gun in the audience to shoot back? Take your pick. (Follow the links to see who is saying what.) At this writing,... Read more »

Good Friday pro-life protest at Aurora abortion clinic

Beth Thrun of Batavia says the rosary outside the offices of Planned Parenthood in Aurora. (Chuck Berman / Chicago Tribune) After winning a settlement in a free speech lawsuit filed against the city of Aurora, pro-life demonstrators have set a protest outside a Planned Parenthood abortion clinic in the far southwest suburb. The pro-life groups... Read more »

Aurora gets lesson in free speech

Aurora had posted signs prohibiting picketing on public property and taken other actions to restrict the freedoms of pro-life demonstrators.  In a settlement of a First Amendment suit… filed two years ago to protect the rights of citizens who pray and protest at the Planned Parenthood facility in Aurora. The settlement requires the City of... Read more »
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