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The Scott Roeder Trial: Day Four

Day Four of the trial of Scott Roeder for the murder of Dr. George Tiller, as reported by Carolyn Marie Fugit.

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The Trial of Scott Roeder: Days One and Two

A report from Kansas on the first two days of the trial of Scott Roeder.

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Former Kansas Atty General Chief of Staff Under Investigation for Ethics Violations in Tiller Case

The Wichita Eagle reports today that Eric Rucker, former top assistant to Kansas State Attorney General Phil Kline, faces a formal ethics complaint that he made misleading comments before the Kansas Supreme Court in attempts to prosecute Dr. George Tiller for violations of Kansas law for which Tiller was repeatedly found innocent.

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In 180 Degree Shift, Roeder’s Attorney Protests Efforts by Prosecutors to Ban “Necessity Defense.”

After vociferously denying a “necessity defense” could be mounted in the case of Scott Roeder, the man accused of shooting Kansas doctor George Tiller in May, the public defender representing Roeder is fighting prosecutors’ efforts to ban the so-called necessity defense from his trial.

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A Federal Employee Expresses Outrage on Stupak

A federal employee–barred by the Hyde Amendment from insurance coverage for abortion–incurs costs of $9000.00 to end a pregnancy in which the fetus is missing major portions of its brain, skull, and scalp.

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“Law and Order’s” Anti-Choice Propaganda

Law and Order failed to balance the most egregious anti-choice propaganda with anything resembling the reality of people who choose late abortion or providers who endure constant threats to honor women’s personal medical decisions.

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Dr. Tiller Murdered Again by NBC’s Law and Order

When members of the Abortion Care Network learned that NBC’s Law and Order would do a “ripped from the headlines” episode on the assassination of Dr. George Tiller, many of us were upset. Now that we have seen it, we are furious.

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Carhart Stands Firm Amidst Protests

The biggest “pro-life” proponent in Bellevue, Neb., didn’t join the phalanx of 65 anti-choice protesters on the sidewalk next to Dr. Leroy Carhart’s clinic over the weekend. He was too busy providing reproductive health care to dozens of women inside.

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Nebraska Attorney General Lambasts Carhart, Supports Aim of Extremist Anti-choicers

Radical anti-choice groups have found a disturbing ally in Nebraska Attorney General Jon Bruning, whose public statements reveal strong support for their agenda. Also read Wendy’s tweets from the Carhart clinic here.

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UPDATE: Kansas Rights Group Mobilizes To Protect Carhart Clinic; Calls on AG to Restore Federal Marshals

Pro-choice groups mobilizing to protect clinic and calling on Attorney General to restore federal marshal protection to providers of abortion care now under attack by extremist groups.

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