California man charged with firebombing reproductive health clinic also vandalised Islamic centre

A Chowchilla school bus driver has been charged with firebombing a Planned Parenthood office here last September, and authorities said Thursday he also is responsible for vandalism and menacing signs left at the city’s Islamic center.

Donny Eugene Mower, 37, of Madera, was arrested Wednesday on federal charges of attacking a reproductive health clinic. If convicted, he faces a minimum of five years in prison.

The September firebombing came several weeks after someone threw a brick at the Madera Islamic Center and left signs there, including one that read, “Wake up America, the enemy is here.”

An entity calling itself the “American Nationalist Brotherhood” took credit for both incidents, but U.S. Attorney Ben Wagner said Mower is its only member.

Fresno Bee, 10 March 2011

See also Associated Press, 10 March 2011