Attack at a NAF Member Planned Parenthood Clinic in Colorado
Our hearts go out to the families of those who were killed and to those who were injured during the attack at a NAF member Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs. We are grateful to law enforcement at all levels who responded to this incident, and to the clinic staff who endured this attack and took quick action to ensure that patients were safe.
Read Vicki Saporta’s statement about the attack in Colorado »
Despite this attack, clinics are still open and caring for patients. We are grateful to all of the clinic staff across the country who continue to report to work in order to ensure women can access the abortion care they need. These workers are heroes and we stand in solidarity with them.
Violence Statistics & History
Unfortunately, those who oppose abortion have used threats and violence, including murder, arson, bombing, and chemical attacks in an attempt to stop abortion access. Including the recent attack in Colorado, there have been 11 murders, 26 attempted murders, 42 bombings, 186 arsons
, and thousands of incidents of criminal activities. Prior to the Colorado attack, the last abortion provider was murdered in 2009 when NAF member Dr. George Tiller was assassinated in his church in Wichita, Kansas. Learn more »
Clinics across the country remain open and caring for patients. Our members are incredibly dedicated to providing the safest, compassionate care, and patient safety remains our highest priority. If you need help finding a quality provider in your area, you can find a list of facilities here
or by calling the NAF Hotline referral line 1-877-257-0012
(no funding assistance provided on this line). For information about abortion and other resources, including financial assistance, please call .