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Abortion clinic buffer zones should be protected by the Supreme Court
Abortion clinic buffer zones should be protected by the Supreme Court

Within days, the justices of the Supreme Court will hand down their ruling on the constitutionality of buffer zones at abortion clinics, and I hope they will remember that these zones came out of a desire to prevent violence and harassment, not to hinder free speech. Last weekend was the fifth anniversary of the death of Dr. George Tiller, an abortion provider at a clinic in Wichita, Kan., who was shot and killed as he attended church services. His killer is serving a life sentence. It’s a reminder that violence sometimes stalks doctors who perform abortions and the staff who assist them at clinics in some parts of the country. The case before the Supreme Court involves a...

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