Anti-Abortion Violence, 1985-1991

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RESTRICTION: Sensitive materials in this series have been redacted or relocated to the Closed Series.

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Contains files documenting acts of violence perpetrated against the FWHC, protests held at the FWHC, and court cases related to anti-abortion violence at the FWHC and at other clinics nationwide. Also includes information about anti-abortion groups and individuals which was collected by the FWHC, training information for clinic staff and volunteers about handling anti-abortion incidents and protesters, and photographs of anti-abortion activists both at the FWHC and at other locations so that FWHC staff might recognize them. Some materials in this subseries have been redacted or relocated to the Closed Series.


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RESTRICTION: The majority of the collection is open for research. However, at the request of the donor (Feminist Women's Health Center), materials deemed sensitive in nature have been physically separated and closed to research. These materials have been relocated to the Closed Series and are housed in boxes 104-125. In addition, some sensitive materials remain open to research but have been redacted. Originals of redacted material are not available for research and have been returned to the donor.

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