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Arson Blamed for New Year’s Fire That Destroyed Tennessee Planned Parenthood Clinic

HeadlineJan 11, 2022

In Knoxville, Tennessee, authorities say a fire that burned down a local Planned Parenthood clinic on New Year’s Eve was arson. The clinic was closed for renovations at the time. The fire was the second attack against the clinic since an evangelical protest group called the “Church at Planned Parenthood” moved to Knoxville a year ago. Last January, a month after the group’s first protest, a person fired a shotgun at the clinic’s doors, shattering the glass and peppering the reception area with bullet holes. The gunman has yet to be identified.

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