Man Arrested For Florida Abortion Clinic Fire

Police in Alabama arrested a man accused of setting fire to and destroying an abortion clinic in Florida on New Year’s Day. Bobby Joe Rogers was charged with violating federal explosives laws and could face up to 20 years in prison if convicted. The clinic, in Florida’s Panhandle, has been a frequent target of anti-abortion violence: It was bombed on Christmas Day in 1984 and was the location of a shooting in 1994 that left a doctor and a volunteer dead.

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