Mike Butler, Joel Gallegos, Mary Rose
Pro-abortion rights protestors Mike Butler, left, and Joel Gallegos, right, stand in front of abortion opponent Mary Rose on an Albuquerque, N.M., street Thursday, Nov. 14. On Tuesday, Albuquerque voters will decide whether to ban abortions after 20 weeks following an emotional and graphic campaign that has included protests by “abortion holocaust” survivors at the city’s holocaust museum, a truck with pictures of aborted fetuses with torn off limbs that was used as a rolling billboard outside early polling places and hundreds of thousands of dollars on television and radio ads that have brought out more than twice as many early voters as the recent mayoral elections. Juan Antonio Labreche/The Associated Press
Posted: Monday, November 18, 2013 9:39 am
Updated: 11:08 am, Tue Nov 19, 2013.
ALBUQUERQUE — Three years ago, anti-abortion “missionaries” Tara and Bud Shaver left Operation Rescue’s base in Kansas with one target: a clinic that abortion opponents say has turned this southwestern city into the late-term abortion capital of America.
But after a loss at the medical board and making little headway in the Democrat-controlled Legislature, their group, Project Defending Life, gathered enough signatures to place a late-term abortion ban on the municipal ballot.
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Monday, November 18, 2013 9:39 am.
Updated: 11:08 am.