The Corner

I Have a Dream

That this Planned Parenthood clinic meant for a Martin Luther King Boulevard in Portland is never built.

If you’ve read Jonah’s Liberal Fascism chapter on eugenics and the Left, this might just give you chills: 

The building’s designer, Kip Richardson of Ankrom Moisan Architects, said he’s stayed with the project despite the protests because Adamson is a long-term client who’s developing an area where the city has had trouble attracting investment.

“He’s really trying to do the right thing and improve that neighborhood,” Richardson said.

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