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Interesting verbs used to described the abortion rights activist’s action. Rarely do you see them used in a MSM report, here:

Abortion rights advocates, concerned that the Bay Area movement has become too complacent, showed up en masse to protest the march. And they took a different approach. Although they were easily outnumbered by the marchers, the pro-choice supporters were loud and confrontational.

Many jeered and taunted the marchers, while others stood along the street, waved wire hangers and chanted slogans.

One group wore sheets and gowns dipped in red paint to symbolize their image of back-alley abortions.

Some sang "If you don’t like abortion, don’t have one” to the tune of "If You’re Happy and You Know It."

"We’re here today because abortion is a right, not a choice,” said Maya Jones of Oakland, a volunteer with the anti-war group Not in Our Name. "As we come up against this Christian fascism that is condoned by our government, it is more important than ever for people to come into the streets and take a stand.”

At Pier 7, abortion rights supporters held green balloons and a variety of handmade signs that ranged from the obscene, "F — your agenda," to the snide, [my emphasis] "Keep your rosaries off my ovaries.” And they chanted: "March for Life, that’s a lie, you don’t care if women die,” referring to fears of unsafe, back-alley abortions if the procedure were to be outlawed. Some mixed in signs and shouted messages of opposition to President Bush and the war in Iraq.

Sara Jane of San Francisco, a supporter of abortion rights, said she couldn’t let the Walk for Life march happen without showing up and speaking out.

"I think it’s important for us as women and feminists to not let this statement be made without any sort of resistance,” said Jane, 24. "I want to let them know they can’t come in and just do and say what they want."

More photos here from the website on the organizers of the opposition.

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Many more links to bloggers’ reports and photos of the March here.

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