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Antiabortionist goes antigay.

Discredited among his fellow antiabortion crusades by divorce and bankruptcy in the late 1990s, far-right activist Randall Terry has found a new crusade--battling gay marriage. Terry, the founder of Operation Rescue who became famous for blocking clinics and having a human fetus delivered to Bill Clinton, says he is now fighting against the "blitzkrieg of the homosexual juggernaut."

Terry called for the impeachment of the Supreme Court justices who overturned Texas's sodomy law and thereby opened the door to gay marriage, dubbing them the "twisted six" at August rallies in Florida and Georgia.

Terry, is not alone in using the gay marriage debate to grab the spotlight. "The antigay stage is getting rather crowded," said the Human Rights Campaign's David Smith. "[But] Randall Terry is such a marginal figure, so discredited and so extreme, that if the debate is framed by individuals such as he, I doubt it win resonate."
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Title Annotation:Far Right
Publication:The Advocate (The national gay & lesbian newsmagazine)
Date:Sep 30, 2003
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