Monday, 22 October 2001 : "Story not being covered much"In the wall-to-wall television coverage of anthrax fear, one particular story which you might think would be included is getting curiously little play. You have to look pretty hard to find even these mentions:
Ask clinics about fear [Boston Globe]
Those who staff abortion clinics, of necessity, are a determined lot. Seven of their own have been murdered in recent years simply for providing women with access to a constitutionally protected medical procedure. This week's batch of  threatening letters is only the most recent. ... All of those letters were hoaxes, but none led to even a single arrest.Planned Parenthood Offices Nationwide Receive Envelopes Containing Unknown White Powder [PlannedParenthood]
Some of the letters included messages from the "Army of God", a domestic terrorist group that has claimed responsibility for attacks on reproductive healthcare providers. The envelopes, mailed to affiliates on the east coast and Midwest, had pre-printed return addresses from the U.S. Marshall's Office and the Secret Service. Some have an embossed message that reads, "Time Sensitive — Urgent Security Notice — Open Immediately." The letters were mailed from Columbus, OH; Atlanta, GA; Chattanooga and Knoxville, TN. At an affiliate in Greensboro, N.C., an initial field test on the grainy substance has come back negative.
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