The Feminist Majority Foundation thanks the following individuals and organizations for their contribution to this video: Melissa Arjona, Michelle Davis, Wendi Kent, Lauren Rankin, Laurie Roberts, Multimedia Journalist and Documentary Film Maker Rebecca Sesny, Women's Health Specialists & Shireen Dada Whitaker, NARAL Pro-Choice Texas, Louisville Clinic Escorts at everysaturdaymorning.net, Feminist Flag Corps, Austin NOW, NOW-NYC, and The Pink House Defenders.

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Increasing Severe Violence and Threats Against Women's Health Clinics

Severe anti-abortion violence and threats of violence against abortion providers has dramatically increased in the last two years. The percentage of clinics impacted by the violence and threats has increased from 19% of clinics in 2014 to 34% in 2016. These disturbing findings show the need for increased law enforcement response.

For over four decades abortion providers throughout the United States have been under attack. There have been thousands of violent incidents including blockades, invasions, chemical attacks, arsons, bombings, death threats, sniper attacks, and cold-blooded murder. Since 1993, 12 abortion providers, first responders, patient supporters, and volunteers have been murdered by anti-abortion extremists; 30 others have been wounded, some critically.