On Saturday, President Obama condemned the shooting in Colorado Springs that killed three people and wounded nine others by a gunman with an “AK-47-style” weapon the day before.

The clinic had received increasing threats from anti-abortion extremists in recent months and was equipped with a safe room and bulletproof vests, writes Zoë Carpenter—particularly after the release of the Center for Medical Progress’s so-called undercover video “revealed” purported misdeeds by Planned Parenthood officials.

In fact, the FBI noted warned, back in September, that it expected criminal incidents against reproductive health care providers, their staff and facilities to continue. The FBI was, unfortunately, more than a little correct in anticipating a new wave of anti-choice violence nationwide.

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