MSNBC's Maddow Explains Violence-Endorsing Background Of Anti-Abortion Extremist Touted By Ted Cruz

The anti-choice Center for Medical Progress (CMP) has released a string of deceptively-edited videos targeting Planned Parenthood with false allegations that the organization illegally profits from the sale of fetal tissue donations. Troy Newman, an anti-choice extremist with a history of violent rhetoric, serves as both president of Operation Rescue and board member for The Center for Medical Progress. During the November 24 edition of MSNBC's The Rachel Maddow Show, Rachel Maddow laid out the violence-endorsing history of Troy Newman, whose endorsement was touted by presidential candidate Ted Cruz which said in a press release “We need leaders like Troy Newman.”

From the November 24 edition of MSNBC's The Rachel Maddow Show:


Troy Newman, Anti-Choice Extremist With A History Of Violent Rhetoric, Endorses Ted Cruz


The Shady Anti-Choice Actors Behind The Deceptive Video Accusing Planned Parenthood Of “Selling Aborted Baby Parts”

The Extreme And Violent Background Of The Group Consulting On The Anti-Planned Parenthood Videos

A Comprehensive Guide To The Deceptively-Edited Videos Used Against Planned Parenthood