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Effects of Alabama abortion clinic blast reach Missouri.

January 29, 1998
By: Melissa Phillips
State Capital Bureau

The fatal explosion at an Alabama womens clinic unleashed fear at abortion clinics nationwide.

Melissa Phillips reports that as a result... mid-Missouri clinics are taking extra precautions.

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Missouri's Planned Parenthood had already boosted security at their clinics in preparation for last week's anniversary of Roe V. Wade.

Mid Missouri and Eastern Kansas Planned Parenthood President Patty Brous says because of incidents like this they will continue taking additional safety measures.

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Contents: "I must say that the bombing in Birmingham resonates at every one of our clinics in Missouri and Kansas."

Brous says that although it has not been determined this bombing is the work of anti-abortion terrorists... it serves as a reminder that there is a potential for violence.

From Jefferson City, this is Melissa Phillips reporting.