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Anti-abortion activists were quick to condemn Friday's shooting at a Planned Parenthood center, but Republican politicians have been slower to respond.

Within the first 24 hours after the attack that left three dead, major groups that fight abortion decried the deed, saying violence against abortion providers is wrong and contrary to their goal of respecting all forms of human life.

National Right to Life said it supports only peaceful, legal activities to protest abortion. The group "unequivocally condemns unlawful activities and acts of violence regardless of motivation," said the group's president Carol Tobias.

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