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  • Susan Hill dies at 61; women's rights advocate

    Susan Hill dies at 61; women's rights advocate
    Susan Hill, a national women's rights advocate and the owner of several abortion clinics around the country, died Jan. 30 at a hospital in Raleigh, N.C. She was 61 and had breast cancer. Hill focused on establishing clinics in rural areas where women had...
  • Local Pro-Choice Supporters Hold Vigil For Gunned Down Doctor As More Details About The Suspected Shooter Emerge

    Local Pro-Choice Supporters Hold Vigil For Gunned Down Doctor As More Details About The Suspected Shooter Emerge
    Members of Western Washington's Pro-Choice community held a candlelight vigil for a controversial late-term abortion doctor shot and killed Sunday inside his Church. Dr. George Tiller was gunned down just as services were starting. He died three hours...
  • Suspect in Kansas abortion doctor's slaying reportedly belonged to anti-government militia

    Suspect in Kansas abortion doctor's slaying reportedly belonged to anti-government militia
    The 51-year-old man held on suspicion of killing prominent abortion provider Dr. George Tiller belonged to anti-government militia groups, had been convicted of carrying explosives in his car and was outraged by the doctor's speedy acquittal on abortion-...
  • Doctor's Slaying Creates Setback In Progressive Abortion Debate

    Doctor's Slaying Creates Setback In Progressive Abortion Debate
    In calling last month for "common ground" on abortion, President Obama launched his search for an unlikely political sweet spot -- a popular stance on an issue that has long been dominated by extremes. But the slaying Sunday of Kansas abortion doctor...
  • Parishioners In Danger At Churches That Ignore Security

    Parishioners In Danger At Churches That Ignore Security
    Dr. George Tiller wore a bulletproof vest as he handed out bulletins in his church's lobby on May 31. But it wasn't enough to save the abortion provider when a man aimed a gun at his head and pulled the trigger. Fortunately for the other members of...
  • Abortion provider must turn over files

    One of the nation's few late-term abortion doctors was ordered Wednesday to turn over about 2,000 patient medical records to a Kansas grand jury investigating his practice. Abortion opponents hope that the records will lead to further criminal charges...
  • Brand X Files: Osama Bin Laden goes 'green.' Soros warns gold is 'ultimate' asset bubble. 'Plan C' birth control pill developed.

     
    Rise and shine, wipe the sleep from your eyes all of you lovely Los Angelenos, it's your morning Brand X news round-up for Jan. 29, 2010: Osama Bin Laden, global warming activist. Who knew Bin Laden was "green"? Blames U.S. and "Bush the son" for...
  • Man Convicted of Murdering Abortion Doctor

    Man Convicted of Murdering Abortion Doctor
    WICHITA, Kan. -- A man who said he killed prominent Kansas abortion provider Dr. George Tiller in order to save the lives of unborn children was convicted Friday of murder. The jury deliberated for just 37 minutes before finding Scott Roeder, 51, of...
  • Abortion Doctor Killed in Church; Suspect Held

    Abortion Doctor Killed in Church; Suspect Held
    Dr. George Tiller, one of the nation's few providers of late-term abortions despite decades of protests and attacks, was shot and killed Sunday in a church where he was serving as an usher. The gunman fled, but a 51-year-old suspect was detained some 170...
  • Admitted Abortion Doctor Shooter Guilty of Murder

    Admitted Abortion Doctor Shooter Guilty of Murder
    A man who says he killed prominent Kansas abortion provider Dr. George Tiller to protect unborn children has been convicted of murdering the doctor. A jury deliberated for 37 minutes Friday before finding Scott Roeder (ROH'-dur) guilty of premeditated,...
  • Killer Of Abortion Doctor George Tiller Convicted By Jury

    Killer Of Abortion Doctor George Tiller Convicted By Jury
    In a trial that never became the referendum on abortion that some abortion foes wanted, Scott Roeder, a 51-year-old airport shuttle driver, was convicted today of murdering George Tiller, one the nation's few physicians who performed late-term abortions....