In a motion filed Monday, attorneys for Robert Lewis Dear Jr., asked the court for a gag order limiting pre-trial media coverage of the case.
Authors David S. Cohen and Krysten Connon join reproductive health advocate Jen Boulanger and RHRC Editor in Chief Jodi Jacobson to discuss Living in the Crosshairs: The Untold Stories of Anti-Abortion Terrorism.
Unlike nearly all the actions of other anti-abortion terrorists, the violence at the Colorado Springs clinic for which Dear was arrested did not appear to specifically target abortion providers. Rather, the institution of Planned Parenthood itself, along with anyone who happened to be on the premises, appeared to be the intended victim.
Timothy Lee Haste, who pleaded guilty to criminal mischief after twice breaking the windows at EMW Women’s Surgical Center, was arrested again near the clinic on unrelated charges.
Pro-choice leaders are denouncing an atmosphere of “inflammatory rhetoric” and intimidation in Colorado leading up to Friday’s murders at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs.
Over and over again we’ve seen that the GOP and the anti-choice movement writ large blatantly disregard the likely consequences of their own rhetoric, and then cry foul when asked to do some soul-searching.
The responses of local anti-choice activists to Friday’s shooting at a Planned Parenthood center in Colorado Springs ran the gamut from support of the gunman to equivocal rejection of violence.
“This has been a tragic day, a very, very tragic day,” said Colorado Springs Fire Chief Chris Reilly during a news conference after local law enforcement apprehended the active shooter.
The Patients Reproductive Health Act would support Wisconsin women and physicians in accessing and providing a full spectrum of reproductive health services.
An unknown vandal or vandals have broken the windows of EMW Women’s Surgical Center twice in less than a month.