Those who provide abortions, either as clinicians or administrators, can be relentlessly pursued in their communities by their opponents. But there are millions of supportive “civilians” aiding the community of abortion providers in this war.
The clinic bombing that maimed Emily Lyons ten years ago today transformed her from an apolitical and quiet nurse to a fierce and outspoken champion of choice and women’s lives.
The arson targeting an abortion clinic in New Mexico last week is just one instance demonstrating the need for the incredible vigilance clinic workers employ.
We must remember the man who killed a Florida abortion provider, and stay vigilant.