How Dangerous Conspiracy Theories Like QAnon Find a Home in Anti-Choice Politics - 2020-09-29
QAnon memes live through hashtags like #SaveOurChildren.
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On January 7, 2018, Cheryl Sullenger, the senior vice president of the radical anti-choice protest group Operation Rescue, posted an entry on her organization's website entitled, "These people are SICK!" #QAnon Takes on Planned Parenthood." The post included a statement from Operation Rescue president Troy Newman thanking the anonymous chan poster "Q" for linking approvingly to a Republican-led congressional investigation into bogus allegations that Planned Parenthood trafficked in baby parts for profit. The investigation was sparked by an undercover operation by anti-choice activist David Daleiden of the Center for Medical Progress, a group Newman co-founded.