A decision Tuesday by a federal appeals court sends the case against Angel Dillard back for a trial.
Attorneys for Mark Holick argue his “wanted” posters featuring a Wichita clinic operator were protected free speech, but a Kansas judge ruled a trial is necessary to decide.
The attorney of a pastor accused of handing out “wanted” posters for a Wichita clinic operator says the pastor is protected by the First Amendment.
The Department of Justice wants a federal appeals court to consider whether a letter promising explosives under an abortion provider’s car should be protected by the First Amendment.
Indiana and Kansas show the battle over abortion rights and access is growing in intensity in some parts of the country.
A federal judge concluded that Angel Dillard’s letter to abortion provider Dr. Mila Means, which warned Means she should check her car for explosives, is protected speech, demonstrating the challenges in keeping clinics, staff, and patients safe.
The Kansas Department of Corrections is treating the recording between Scott Roeder, the convicted murderer of Dr. George Tiller, and Army of God member David Leach as a serious threat.
A ruling Friday finds conversations between Angel Dillard and Scott Roeder are confidential because Dillard was acting as a minister to Roeder in prison.
Papers filed in court by the U.S. Department of Justice reveal that a Kansas county jail inmate has asserted that Angel Dillard, a known anti-choice domestic terrorist, asked him last year to firebomb the home of Dr. Mila Means.
Last week brought a mixed bag of decisions for reproductive justice advocates.