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Judge Denies Scott Roeder’s ‘Necessity Defense’
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2009/12/23/judge-denies-scott-roeders-necessity-defense/

A Wichita, Kan., judge has denied Scott Roeder’s bid to use a “necessity defense” when he is tried for the murder of late-term abortion provider, Dr. George Tiller. ...

Abortion Activist Foils Own Plot to Kill Doctor, Clinic Workers
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2011/05/27/abortion-activist-foils-own-plot-to-kill-doctor-clinic-workers/

A Wisconsin man arrested Wednesday night after accidentally shooting a pistol  through the door of his Madison motel room faces federal charges for allegedly plotting to ...

Alleged Killer of Abortion Doctor Fights for Necessity Defense
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2009/11/25/alleged-killer-of-abortion-doctor-fights-for-necessity-defense/

Scott Roeder, who has confessed to the fatal shooting of a Kansas abortion provider, is fighting prosecutors’ attempts to ban the so-called necessity defense at his trial.Roeders’ ...

Violate the Constitution? Christian Right Group Says Yes
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2009/11/12/violate-the-constitution-christian-right-group-says-yes/

The American Family Association (AFA) usually frets about homosexuals and pornography, but in the aftermath of the shootings at Fort Hood last week, the ultraconservative ...

White Supremacists Applaud Murder of Abortion Doctor
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2009/06/05/white-supremacists-applaud-murder-of-abortion-doctor/

The veteran anti-abortion outfit Operation Rescue denounced as a “cowardly act” the recent murder of abortion provider George Tiller in Wichita, Kan., allegedly committed ...

Alleged Killer of Abortion Doctor Has Decades-Long History of Extremism
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2009/06/01/alleged-killer-of-abortion-doctor-has-decades-long-history-of-extremism/

The man suspected of fatally shooting abortion provider George Tiller as Tiller served as an usher during church services yesterday has a long history of involvement with ...