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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Friday, April 27, 2007

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NAF Communications Department
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National Abortion Federation Commends Law Enforcement for the Swift and Successful Investigation of the Attempted Abortion Clinic Bombing in Austin

Washington, DC- Vicki Saporta, President and CEO of the National Abortion Federation (NAF), released the following statement:

We commend law enforcement on an excellent job in investigating the attempted bombing of the Austin Women's Health Center in Austin, TX and apprehending the individual responsible.

We are grateful that the suspect is in federal custody and is unable to further endanger the lives of abortion providers or others in the area.

This arrest should send a clear message that violence against abortion providers will not be tolerated and that perpetrators of such crimes will be apprehended and prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law.

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For information and statistics on abortion clinic violence, please visit NAF's website: www.prochoice.org/about_abortion/violence/

The National Abortion Federation (NAF) is the professional association of abortion providers in the United States and Canada. Our mission is to ensure safe, legal, and accessible abortion care to promote health and justice for women. Our members include health care professionals at clinics, doctors' offices, and hospitals, who together care for more than half the women in both countries who choose abortion each year. For more information, visit our website at www.prochoice.org

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