Anti-abortion violence in the United States
Anti-abortion violence is violence committed against individuals and organizations that provide abortion. Incidents of violence have included destruction of property, in the form of vandalism; crimes ...
Army of God (USA)
Army of God (AOG) is a Christian terrorist anti-abortion organization that sanctions the use of force to combat abortion in the United States.
The earliest documented incidence of the Army of God ...
Nuremberg Files
Otis O'Neal Horsley, Jr. (born 1944) is a militant anti-abortion activist known for producing a website called the Nuremberg Files, which provided the home addresses of abortion providers in the Uni...
Sectarian violence among Christians
Sectarian violence among Christians has been noted from the time of the first Christian schisms to the present day.
Andrew Stephenson describes late antiquity as "one of the darkest periods in the...
Cheryl Sullenger
Cheryl Deann Sullenger (born 1955) is an American anti-abortion activist and convicted federal felon.Sullenger and her husband, Randall, both pled guilty in 1988 to conspiring to blow up the Alavarado...
American Family Planning
American Family Planning, formerly known as the The Ladies Center and as Community Healthcare Center, is a clinic in Pensacola, Florida providing abortions and other women's healthcare services. It is...
Emily Lyons
Emily Lyons (born July 18, 1956) is an American nurse who was gravely injured when Eric Robert Rudolph bombed an abortion clinic in Birmingham, Alabama, where she worked. She was a prominent figure du...
John Salvi
John C. Salvi III (March 2, 1972 – November 29, 1996) was an abortion opponent who carried out fatal shootings at two Planned Parenthood reproductive health clinics in Brookline, Massachusetts, on Dec...
Eric Rudolph
Eric Robert Rudolph (born September 19, 1966), also known as the Olympic Park Bomber, is responsible for a series of anti-abortion and anti-gay-motivated bombings across the southern United States bet...
Barnett Slepian
Barnett Abba Slepian II (April 23, 1946 – October 23, 1998) was an American physician and abortion provider who was murdered in his home by anti-abortion activist James Charles Kopp.
Slepian was b...
Shelley Shannon
Rachelle Ranae "Shelley" Shannon (born March 31, 1956) is an anti-abortion Christian right terrorist from Grants Pass, Oregon. She shot George Tiller in both arms outside his abortion clinic in Wichi...
David Trosch
Rev. David Charles Trosch (November 29, 1935 – October 12, 2012) was a Roman Catholic priest from Mobile, Alabama, who was the subject of controversy due to his promotion of the concept of justifiable...
Freedom of Access to Clinic Entrances Act
The Freedom of Access to Clinic Entrances Act (FACE or the Access Act, Pub. L. No. 103-259, 108 Stat. 694) (May 26, 1994, 18 U.S.C. § 248) is a United States law that was signed by President...
Michael Bray
Rev. Michael Bray is an American minister who was convicted in 1985 of two counts of conspiracy and one count of possessing unregistered explosive devices in relation to ten bombings of women's health...
John Britton (doctor)
John Bayard Britton (May 6, 1925 – July 29, 1994) was an American physician. He was murdered in Pensacola, Florida, by anti-abortion extremist Paul Jennings Hill. Britton's death was the second assass...
Lord's Resistance Army
The Lord's Resistance Army (LRA), also known as the Lord's Resistance Movement, is a Christian extremist religious movement which operated in northern Uganda and South Sudan. Originally known as the U...
Murder of David Gunn
On March 10, 1993, Michael Frederick Griffin murdered Dr. David Gunn in Pensacola, Florida in the United States. This was the first documented murder of an OB-GYN where the murderer's stated intention...
Scott Roeder
On May 31, 2009, George Tiller, a physician from Wichita, Kansas, who was nationally known for being one of the few doctors in the United States to perform late-term abortions, was murdered by Scott R...
Paul Jennings Hill
Paul Jennings Hill (February 6, 1954 – September 3, 2003) was a convicted American murderer. Hill murdered abortion provider, Dr. John Britton, and Britton's bodyguard James Barrett in 1994. Hill...
Assassination of George Tiller
On May 31, 2009, George Tiller, a physician from Wichita, Kansas, who was nationally known for being one of the few doctors in the United States to perform late-term abortions, was murdered by Scott R...
Christian terrorism
Christian terrorism comprises terrorist acts by groups or individuals who cite motivations or goals that they interpret to be Christian, or within a more basic context of sectarian violence and/or pre...
James Charles Kopp
James Charles Kopp (born August 2, 1954) is an American citizen who was convicted in 2003 for the 1998 sniper-style murder of Barnett Slepian, an American physician from Amherst, New York who performe...
Church of Jesus Christ–Christian
The Church of Jesus Christ–Christian is an American white supremacist church, which was founded in 1946 by Ku Klux Klan organizer Wesley A. Swift. Swift was the son of a Methodist Episcopal Church, So...
LeRoy Carhart
LeRoy Harrison Carhart (born 1941) is an American physician from Nebraska best known for performing abortions late in pregnancy. He became famous for his participation in the Supreme Court cases Sten...
David Gunn (doctor)
David Gunn (1946 – March 10, 1993) was an American physician. He received his bachelor's degree from Vanderbilt University and earned his M.D. at the University of Kentucky. Gunn moved to Brewton, Ala...
The Saviour
The Saviour (Russian: Спас, also translated as Salvation or The Redeemer) is a militant nationalist organization which claimed credit for the August 2006 Moscow market bombing. Media reports indi...