The Army Of God Is An Underground Christian Fundamentalist Group Essay

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According to the National Abortion Federation, in the last thirty years, the Army Of God has been responsible for 383 death threats, 100 butyric acid attacks, 41 bombing, 3 kidnappings, 383 death threats, and 373 physical invasions of abortion providers. The Army of God is an underground Christian Fundamentalist group consisting of anti-abortion extremists that began in the 1980’s after the Roe vs. Wade decision that legalized abortion. The Army of God uses its Christian roots to promote violence against abortion clinics and reproductive health-care workers. Members of the Army of God follow a manual, which was presumably written at the Democratic National Convention in Atlanta, Georgia, in October 1988 when multiple anti-abortion extremists were arrested and jailed for protesting. This manual states the mission of the Army of God and includes instructions on how to carry out violence. This includes instructions for making bombs, how to blockade entrances to abortion clinics, and how to execute butyric acid attacks. Not only does the manual promote violence against abortion providers, but also against the LGBTQ community (National Abortion Federation). The declaration of the Army of God can be found on their website: Beginning officially with the passage of the Freedom of Choice Act – we, the remnant of God-fearing men and women of the United States of America, do officially declare war on the entire child killing industry . . . . Our Most Dread Sovereign Lord

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