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US abortion clinics afraid of new violence

BMJ 2001; 323 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.323.7305.126/b (Published 21 July 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;323:126
  1. Fred Charatan
  1. Florida

    Abortion clinics in the United States want greater safeguards because of what they feel are growing threats of violence against them and their staff.

    Three abortion rights organisations—Planned Parenthood Federation of America, the National Abortion Federation, and the Feminist Majority Foundation—have called on President Bush's attorney general, John Ashcroft, to speak out against threats of violence at abortion clinics.

    Their concerns are …

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