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Abortion Clinic Hoses Opponents

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Criminal Code of Alabama, Section 13A-7-4, Trespass in the Third Degree:

(a) A person is guilty of criminal trespass in the third degree when he knowingly enters or remains unlawfully in or upon premises.

September 21 will be the trial date for Jeshua Screws and David Day, two men charged with criminal trespass for stepping on to the property of an abortion clinic in Montgomery, AL. The men had been on the sidewalk outside of the clinic offering "counseling" to women, but moved to avoid a sprinkler.

Not just any sprinkler though, a single sprinkler installed by the clinic, which waters the sidewalk, rather than the grass. It's there for no other purpose than to get people like Screws and Day to leave. Spray 'em with water, then bust 'em for trespass when they move out of the way. Baby killers are pretty damn crafty.

The two men won't be going in to court alone though, they're calling in the big guns. And by big guns, we mean the former Chief Justice of the Alabama Supreme Court, Roy "Ten Commandments" Moore. He won't actually be representing them himself, but has sent an attorney from his Foundation for Moral Law, Ben DuPré, to defend the case. Moore is of course busy "campaigning" for President.

The only thing that could make this any better is if an action was brought against the clinic for its sprinkler. Assault in Alabama requires physical harm, so there's probably not a criminal charge to be made. But, the tort of assault certainly applies (or battery if they actually got wet).

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