Why limit peaceful protests at Planned Parenthood?

What fools limited protests at Everett’s Planned Parenthood clinic (“Officials create no-protest zone around Planned Parenthood,” The Herald, April 25)?

I have never seen a rowdy protest there. To the contrary, the protesters stood on the sidewalk and prayed and sang. Some protesters answered questions asked by patients. Some provided comfort to women emerging from their experience. None shouted, destroyed, raised havoc or littered.

How is it we allow destruction of public property in the name of supposed equity in Seattle, Portland, etc.? And limit free speech — truly peaceful — at a local business dedicated to the destruction of the unborn.

Just who are the fools that approved it? Who are the hypocrites that support it? Isn’t it the right of every citizen to speak? Who will speak for the unborn?

Apparently, speaking to the patients of Planned Parenthood is prohibited. Speaking for the unborn is no longer allowable. Why is Planned Parenthood afforded this protection?

God forgive us.

Diana McAlister


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