Law enforcement on alert following SCOTUS ruling overturning Roe v. Wade

Officials say they see a rise in violent threats coming from some abortion rights supporters and anti-abortion rights groups.
1:45 | 06/25/22

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Transcript for Law enforcement on alert following SCOTUS ruling overturning Roe v. Wade
VERY COOL. >> HOW COOL IS THAT. >>> WE START THIS HALF HOUR WITH LAW ENFORCEMENT ON ALERT FOLLOWING THE SUPREME COURT RULING OVERTURNING ROE V. WADE. OFFICIALS SEEING A RISE IN VIOLENT THREATS COMING FROM SOME ABORTION RIGHTS SUPPORTERS AND SOME ANTI-ABORTION RIGHT GROUPS. ABC'S AARON KATERSKY HAS MORE. AARON, GOOD MORNING. >> Reporter: GOOD MORNING. THE SUPREME COURT OPINION LANDED IN A DIVIDED COUNTRY IGNITING YEARS OF BUILDING PASSION ON BOTH SIDES THAT POLICE NOW WORRY COULD EXPLODE INTO VIOLENCE. DEMONSTRATORS ARE ROYAL FAMILYING AMERICAN STREETS. THEY'RE WARNING THEM TO STAY PEACEFUL. LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES SAY THERE ARE ALREADY SIGNS THE SUPREME COURT OPINION HAS MOTIVATED ACTIVISTS FROM BOTH SIDES OF THE ABORTION DEBATE TO CARRY OUT VANDA LIMB, HARASSMENT AND ARSON, POTENTIAL TARGETS INCLUDE ABORTION PROVIDERS, LIKE THIS ONE ALLEGEDLY SET ON FIRE LAST MONTH IN WYOMING AND THIS CLINIC THAT PROVIDES ALTERNATIVES TO ABORTION, GUTTED BY FIRE IN WESTERN NEW YORK EARLIER THIS MONTH. THE FBI HAS WARNED LOCATIONS LIKE THIS, THEY NEED TO REVIEW SECURITY AND BE MINDFUL THAT ABORTION-RELATED EXTREMISM IS REAL AND DANGEROUS AND THAT MESSAGE COULD NOT HAVE BEEN ANY CLEARER WHEN POLICE ARRESTED A MAN CHARGED WITH TRAVELING FROM CALIFORNIA TO ATTEMPT TO ASSASSINATE SUPREME COURT JUSTICE KAVANAUGH, IN FACT, THE HOMELAND SECURITY BULLETIN OBTAINED BY ABC NEWS SAID JUDGES AND GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS ARE MOST AT RISK FOR VIOLENCE. THE U.S. MARSHAL SERVICE TOLD US THEY'RE REVIEWING SECURITY FOR SUPREME COURT JUSTICES AND WE'RE HEARING FROM LAW ENFORCEMENT SOURCES, THEY'RE ALREADY SEEING SIGNS DOMESTIC EXTREMISTS ARE TRYING TO CAPITALIZE ON THE DEBATE BY INFILTRATING PROTEST. FOREIGN ACTORS ARE SEEKING TO TAKE ADVANTAGE TOO BY POSTING

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