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Abortion violence's deadly toll spans clinics, kitchen and church

Abortion violence's deadly toll spans clinics, kitchen and church

Violence against doctors or clinics providing abortion services has claimed the lives of at least 11 people in the United States since 1993. Most were shot, though one was killed by a bomb. Four were doctors.

The most recent deaths came Friday, when a police officer, Garrett Swasey, and two civilians were gunned down in an attack on a Planned Parenthood office in Colorado Springs, Colo.

Police have not officially announced a motive for the attack, but the suspect, Robert Lewis Dear, reportedly said after his arrest: “No more baby parts”...

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