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Lawmaker Who Blamed Planned Parenthood for Colorado Springs Clinic Killings Asked to Resign

Pro-choice activists are demanding the resignation of a Colorado Republican who called Planned Parenthood the “real culprit” in last year’s shooting at a Colorado Springs clinic.

Pro-choice activists are demanding the resignation of a Colorado Republican who called Planned Parenthood the “real culprit” in last year’s shooting at a Colorado Springs clinic.

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Advocates: Accused Planned Parenthood Shooter’s Outburst ‘Not a Coincidence’

Pro-choice advocates say that last week's in-court outburst by Robert Lewis Dear Jr. is further proof that anti-choice rhetoric contributed to the November 27 killings at a Colorado Springs Planned Parenthood.

Pro-choice advocates say that last week’s in-court outburst by Robert Lewis Dear Jr. is further proof that anti-choice rhetoric contributed to the November 27 killings at a Colorado Springs Planned Parenthood.

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Man Allegedly Threatened to Kill Tissue Procurement Exec Tied to Planned Parenthood

Scott Anthony Orton, 57, was arrested Tuesday on criminal charges of directing threatening messages at an officer of StemExpress—the target of anti-choice attack videos.

Scott Anthony Orton, 57, was arrested Tuesday on criminal charges of directing threatening messages at an officer of StemExpress—the target of anti-choice attack videos.

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Colorado Shooting Underscores Existing Laws Not Sufficient to Protect Abortion Providers

Even with federal protections and the state-level policies that mirror them, we don't have the law enforcement tools to end a culture of anti-choice violence.

Even with federal protections and the state-level policies that mirror them, we don’t have the law enforcement tools to end a culture of anti-choice violence.

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Reproductive Rights Advocates Honor Victims of Colorado Shooting

Events held across the country and on social media called for an end to violent rhetoric surrounding abortion care.

Events held across the country and on social media called for an end to violent rhetoric surrounding abortion care.

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Planned Parenthood Clinic Construction Site Vandalized in New Orleans

An unidentified person poured gasoline on a recently laid foundation and a security guard's car early Saturday morning at the construction site of the Planned Parenthood facility in New Orleans.

An unidentified person poured gasoline on a recently laid foundation and a security guard’s car early Saturday morning at the construction site of the Planned Parenthood facility in New Orleans.

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Some Democrats Go on Offense Against Front Group Behind Planned Parenthood Videos

While many Democrats avoid discussing the deceptive Center for Medical Progress videos, others are starting to push back against the front group.

While many Democrats avoid discussing the deceptive Center for Medical Progress videos, others are starting to push back against the front group.

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Des Moines Anti-Choicer Hopes to Free Alleged Tiller Assassin

A Des Moines anti-abortion activist has had repeated contact with the man accused of killing Kansas doctor George Tiller in May, and is even working on a legal strategy for him that he believes will result in acquittal.

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VIDEO: PBS Examines “Abortion Providers Under Siege”

PBS has produced an exceptional segment about violence and harassment targeting abortion providers, asking whether Dr. George Tiller’s killing was an act of domestic terrorism and what the effect of decades of violence has on women’s access to the procedure.

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Prosecution of Clinic Violence Lagged Under Bush

The Bush Administration rarely used the existing law to prevent and combat violence against clinics and providers of abortion and other reproductive health services.

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