By David Willman and David G. Savage, Los Angeles Times Staff Writers
August 7, 2008
A weird little sub-twist of the Anthrax case, presently unfolding:
Ivins, a Catholic whose two children attended a parochial school in Frederick, described himself in a 2002 e-mail to a colleague as "pro-life . . . consistent with a Christian."
Two of the intended recipients of anthrax-tainted letters -- then-Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle (D-S.D.) and Sen. Patrick J. Leahy (D-Vt.) -- are Catholics who favor abortion rights.