Bianca Jagger: While authorities claim state-of-emergency laws are needed to maintain national security, they are also being used to keep climate activists under house arrest.
William Rivers Pitt: The bellowers who cluster outside abortion clinics would rather see women dead than see them free, and some of them take up arms to reinforce the point.
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