Rachel Pickering, an appellate defender representing anti-abortion activist Scott Roeder, faces Kansas Supreme Court justices Wednesday in Topeka. Justices expressed skepticism that Roeder, convicted of first-degree murder in the 2009 shooting of a Wichita abortion provider George Tiller, should get a new trial because he sincerely believed he was saving the lives of unborn children.
Rachel Pickering, an appellate defender representing anti-abortion activist Scott Roeder, faces Kansas Supreme Court justices Wednesday in Topeka. Justices expressed skepticism that Roeder, convicted of first-degree murder in the 2009 shooting of a Wichita abortion provider George Tiller, should get a new trial because he sincerely believed he was saving the lives of unborn children. Associated Press
Rachel Pickering, an appellate defender representing anti-abortion activist Scott Roeder, faces Kansas Supreme Court justices Wednesday in Topeka. Justices expressed skepticism that Roeder, convicted of first-degree murder in the 2009 shooting of a Wichita abortion provider George Tiller, should get a new trial because he sincerely believed he was saving the lives of unborn children. Associated Press

Kansas Supreme Court skeptical of Roeder defense in Tiller shooting

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