It is no surprise that Gunn is dead. It's been leading up to this for a long time. The Reagan-Bush administrations have winked at terrorism by foes of abortion, silently standing by for clinic bombings, intimidation and the harassment of doctors and patients.
As much as they may try to distance themselves from the incident, groups such as Operation Rescue and others have set the stage for murder by their ugly rhetoric and their tacit approval of violent acts. These fringe groups are home-grown terrorists and should be treated as such.