Despite the name, RealOptions clinics exist to stymy the real options for people seeking abortion, a product of fundy finagling that swaps sermons for care.
Why do people believe these obviously wrong things? Many of them are stupid or sincerely troubled, but so are lots of people who never fuck up this bad.
“The greatest representative of autonomy is Satan,” say dismal anti-abortion kooks at “Created Equal.” I might put that quote on my business cards.
Fox News axed host for talk about Satanic sacrifice conspiracies & “Moloch,” but this belief is EXTREMELY common with the freaks who make up their audience.
When religious extremists get power, they don’t suddenly become more diverse and understanding. They draw the noose tighter–even on their own allies.