· · · · · 

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.

· · · · · 

VIDEO: Rachel Maddow Investigates Scott Roeder’s History of Anti-Clinic Violence

In an extensive interview with the office manager “Jeffrey Peterson” of the Central Family Medicine Clinic in Kansas City, Rachel Maddow last night established that Roeder had repeatedly visited and vandalized that clinic — a federal crime under the FACE Act, that the FBI had been alerted to Roeder’s harassment of that clinic, and that the FBI did nothing about it.

· · · · · 

Seldom-Enforced Law Opens Window for Suits Against Extreme Anti-Choice Groups

Are laws like the Freedom of Access to Clinic Entrances Act enough to ensure that anti-clinic, anti-provider violence ends?

· · · · ·