NARAL points us to some disturbing news: Anti-abortion activists are are planning to hold an eBay auction of some memorabilia to raise money for the man who shot and killed Dr. George Tiller at church last spring.
According to the internet, a group of anti-abortion activists plan to launch the auction on eBay November 1st. Among the items to be sold are: a prison cookbook compiled by a woman doing time for abortion clinic bombings and arsons, an autographed bullhorn that was used at abortion protests and an Army of God manual, a how-to book for anti-abortion militants that describes dozens of ways to shut down clinics, including bombing.
EBay's a little cagey about the idea of auctioning off a bombing manual on their site. “EBay does not allow listings that promote or glorify violence, hate, racial or religious intolerance, or items that encourage, promote, facilitate or instruct others to engage in illegal activity,” they said in a statement.
But can you imagine the uproar that would ensue if any other group were selling off material to raise money for domestic terrorism? It wouldn't just be a weak eBay statement criticizing the auction, it would be Homeland Security.
(oh, by the way, the Planned Parenthood donation button is here.)