US Democrats point to anti-abortion rhetoric after shooting

A police officer from the counter-terrorism department stands guard outside Planned Parenthood on November 30, 2015 in New York CityFor US Democrats, the attack carried out at a family planning center was a repercussion of virulent conservative anti-abortion rhetoric. The accusation appalls Republicans, who focus on the shooter’s mental disorders. Robert Lewis Dear, a 57-year-old recluse, is accused of killing a police officer and two others last Friday at a Planned Parenthood facility in Colorado Springs, one in a network of 700 clinics nationwide.

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