For those of you who do not live in Montgomery, Alabama and are not familiar with the clinic location, this post will explain a lot.
In the picture above, you can see the clinic (RHS) on the left, and a gray house (which we call The POWER House – People Organizing for Women’s Empowerment & Rights) on the right. There is about 5 feet of space that separates the clinic parking lot from the house. Over the summer, we had a generous benefactor who rented the house for us to use when we had a notoriously ugly anti-abortion group hold their “national conference” in town. Keep reading after the jump…as with most Alabama history, this is going to be a bit long.