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5/3/2011 Ms. Magazine Wins Prestigious Maggie Award
On Friday night, Ms. magazine was awarded the Maggie Award for Best Feature Article/Consumer from the Western Publishing Association, which represents the publishing industry west of the Mississippi River....
11/3/2009 NY Passes Law Strengthening Protections for Reproductive Healthcare Workers
New York Governor David Paterson signed the Protections for Reproductive Health Care Act last week that will help protect those who work in reproductive health....
6/20/2007 Kopp Sentenced to Life Plus 10 in Federal Court for Abortion Provider's Murder
Anti-abortion extremist James Kopp was sentenced yesterday to a life term plus 10 years in prison by a federal judge....
2/14/2007 Extremist Kopp May Be Extradited to Canada to Face Shooting Charges
Anti-abortion extremist James Kopp, who is currently imprisoned for killing an abortion provider near Buffalo, NY, may be extradited to Canada to face more charges....
1/26/2007 Kopp Convicted on Federal Charges for Murdering Abortion Doctor
Anti-abortion extremist James Kopp was convicted yesterday on federal charges for violating the Freedom of Access to Clinic Entrances (FACE) Act when he shot and murdered an abortion doctor in 1998....
1/10/2007 Kopp's Federal Trial Begins with Apology
James Kopp, who was convicted under New York state law for the 1998 murder of an abortion provider in Buffalo, NY, started his federal trial yesterday on charges that he violated the federal Freedom of Access to Clinic Entrances (FACE) Act....
12/8/2006 James Kopp Loses Bid to Dismiss Federal Trial for Murder of Abortion Provider
A federal judge refused to dismiss charges against James Kopp, the convicted killer of abortion provider Barnett Slepian, MD, for violating the Freedom of Access to Clinic Entrances (FACE) Act....
7/28/2005 Anti-Abortion Extremist Loses Appeal on Child Molestation Charges
John Burt, an anti-abortion extremist, was taken into custody yesterday after losing an appeal of his conviction for molesting a 15-year-old girl who was in his care at his so-called home for "unwed" mothers, Our Father’s House....
5/24/2004 Convicted Child Molester to be Released on Bond
John Burt, an anti-abortion extremist and convicted child molester, will be released on a $10,000 bond pending appeal of his conviction....
5/12/2004 Anti-Abortion Extremist Sentenced to 18 Years for Child Molestation
Anti-abortion extremist John Burt was sentenced today to over 18 years in prison for molesting a 15-year-old girl....
8/22/2003 Kopp Accomplices Are Sentenced to Time Served, Released
Two accomplices of James Kopp, the convicted assassin of Barnett Slepian, MD, were released yesterday....
7/10/2003 Kopp to Face Federal Trial
James Kopp, the anti-abortion extremist who in March was convicted of the intentional murder of Barnett Slepian, MD, will face federal charges for the murder as well....
6/2/2003 Eric Robert Rudolph Captured in Murphy, North Carolina
Eric Robert Rudolph, suspected bomber of two abortion clinics, a gay nightclub, and Centennial Park in Atlanta during the 1996 Olympics, was captured without incident early Saturday morning in Murphy, NC....
5/9/2003 Kopp Receives 25 Years to Life for Murder
James Kopp, the convicted murderer of a New York abortion provider, was sentenced today to the maximum allowable under the law, 25 years to life....
4/16/2003 Extremists Receive Plea Deal for Aiding Killer
Anti-abortion extremists Loretta Marra and Dennis Malvasi pleaded guilty yesterday to aiding James Kopp while he was wanted by the FBI for the murder of abortion provider Barnett Slepian, MD....
3/19/2003 Army of God Terrorist Network Must Be Cracked
Feminist Majority Foundation’s Latest Clinic Survey Finds Violence is on the Rise WASHINGTON, DC – With the conviction of James Kopp for the intentional murder of Dr....
3/18/2003 Kopp Found Guilty of Intentional Murder, Clinic Violence Up
James Kopp, the confessed assassin of abortion provider Barnett Slepian, MD, was found guilty today of intentional murder....
3/12/2003 Kopp Waives Right to Jury Trial
James Kopp, the anti-abortion extremist who confessed to the sniper-style killing of abortion provider Barnett Slepian, MD, waived his right to a jury trial yesterday, against the advice of the judge and two of his three lawyers, according to the Buffalo News....
3/4/2003 Jury Selection Begins in Kopp Trial
Jury selection began yesterday in the trial of anti-abortion extremist James Kopp, who confessed to the sniper-style killing of Dr....
3/4/2003 Baseball Players, Owners Launch Anti-Abortion Fundraising Initiative
Close to 100 baseball executives and professional baseball players have announced an initiative to raise $1 million for the American Life League’s (ALL) planned “Campus for Life.” The “Campus for Life” will be built in Virginia, outside of Washington, D.C., and its intended purpose is to lend academic credibility to the anti-abortion movement and to “train the next generation’s leaders,” according to the Arizona Republic....
2/10/2003 Anti-Abortion Activist Admits to Helping Kopp
Anti-abortion activist Jennifer Rock told the Erie County Court on Friday that she helped James Kopp while he was on the run from authorities seeking to question him in the 1998 murder of Dr Barnett Slepian....
1/10/2003 Trial Date Set for Kopp; Extremists Plan Rally in Buffalo
The trial of anti-abortion extremist James Kopp who confessed to the sniper-style killing of a Buffalo, NY obstetrician/gynecologist and abortion provider is set to begin on February 24....
1/2/2003 DNA Evidence Links Kopp to Another Shooting
DNA evidence has been found to link James Kopp to the attempted murder of a Canadian doctor, the Buffalo News reported....
12/18/2002 Kopp Pleads Not Guilty to Second Murder Charge
Anti-abortion extremist James Kopp pleaded not guilty to a second murder charge yesterday, after a grand jury indicted him last week for “reckless or depraved murder” in addition to an original charge of intentional murder....
12/10/2002 Anti-Abortion Extremists Indicted for Helping Kopp
Loretta Marra and Dennis Malvasi were indicted on charges yesterday that they helped James Kopp, who recently confessed to the sniper-style killing of a Buffalo gynecologist/obstetrician and abortion provider, while he was on the run from the law for more than two years....
12/2/2002 Kopp Trial Issued Gag Order, Lawyer Change
After James Kopp admitted to the fatal shooting of Dr Barnett Slepian in an interview with the Buffalo News, he and lawyers involved in the case have been ordered by a state court judge to refrain from publicly discussing the case before it goes to trial in Erie County Court in March....
11/25/2002 Kopp Accomplices Held Without Bail
Loretta Marra and Dennis Malvasi, a Brooklyn couple accused of aiding James Kopp, confessed assassin of Dr Barnett Slepian, appeared in court for a detention hearing on Friday....
11/20/2002 Kopp Confesses to Killing Dr. Slepian, Claims He Only Meant to Wound
In an article released today, anti-abortion extremist James Charles Kopp admitted in a November 12 interview that he killed obstetrician/gynecologist Barnett Slepian in his Amherst, New York, home in 1998....
11/20/2002 Domestic Terrorist James Kopp Confesses
WASHINGTON, DC - “James Kopp’s confession to the assassination of Dr....
11/1/2002 Kopp Hires Anti-Abortion Lawyer to Better Air His Extremist Views
Anti-abortion extremist James Kopp, who is charged in the sniper-style killing of a Buffalo obstetrician/gynecologist, has been given the go-ahead to replace his defense attorney with an ardently anti-abortion attorney in an effort to turn his upcoming trial into a forum for his extremist views....
10/21/2002 Case Against Kopp Accomplices to Move to Different Court
Federal charges against anti-abortion extremists Loretta Marra and Dennis Malvasi were dropped in Buffalo on Friday by District Judge Richard Arcarra, clearing the way for the trial to be moved to a federal court in New York City, according to Buffalo News....
9/10/2002 Buffalo Judge Refuses To Reconsider Plea Deal For Anti-Abortion Extremist Couple
A Buffalo judge once again rejected a plea deal for two anti-abortion extremists accused of helping James Kopp flee a murder charge for the sniper-style killing of Dr Barnett Slepian, a Buffalo obstetrician/gynecologist and abortion provider....
8/22/2002 Federal Judge Rejects Reduced Sentence For Anti-Abortion Extremists
A federal judge in Buffalo rejected a plea bargain yesterday for two anti-abortion extremists accused of helping fugitive James Kopp while he was on the run from charges for the murder of a Buffalo obstetrician/gynecologist and abortion provider....
8/16/2002 Couple Charged With Aiding James Kopp Could Get Reduced Sentences
Dennis Malvasi and Loretta Marra, two anti abortion extremists charged with helping James Kopp while he was on the run from a murder charge for a Buffalo doctor, are scheduled to plead guilty to charges next week....
7/16/2002 Witnesses in Kopp Murder Case To Receive Protective Order
Judge Michael D’Amico ruled yesterday that witnesses in the James Kopp murder trial would receive a protective order to conceal their identities, according to the Associated Press....
7/1/2002 Bill Simon Possibly Tied to Anti Abortion Extremists
Despite assurances that he will continue to protect a woman’s right to choose if elected governor of California, Republican candidate Bill Simon has been a longtime supporter and adviser to a New Jersey-based organization with close ties to anti-abortion extremists, the San-Jose Mercury News reported Sunday....
6/18/2002 Senate Majority Whip Calls Anti Abortion Extremists Terrorists
The Feminist Majority joins Sen....
6/6/2002 Kopp Pleads Innocent to FACE Charges
Anti-abortion extremist James Charles Kopp was extradited from France yesterday before appearing in federal court where he pled not guilt to charges that he violated the Freedom of Access to Clinic Entrances Act (FACE) and illegally used a firearm to commit a crime....
5/28/2002 Kopp Gives Up Extradition Appeal
A lawyer representing anti-abortion extremist James Charles Kopp announced Monday that Kopp will no longer appeal his extradition to the US from France....
5/23/2002 Kopp Expected to Waive Appeal to Extradition and Return to New York
Anti-abortion extremist James Charles Kopp is expected to end his fight to avoid extradition to the United States from France....
4/4/2002 Kopp Accomplices to Stand Trial
The anti-abortion extremists who allegedly provided money, shelter, and support to former fugitive James Charles Kopp will now stand trial July 30 for obstruction of justice....
3/25/2002 Anti-Abortion Extremist Kopp to be Extradited to US
An extradition order has been signed for James Charles Kopp to return to the United States to stand trial....
11/28/2001 Court Upholds Buffer Zones Protecting Clinics in Western NY State
The Second Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the creation of buffer zones around abortion clinics and reproductive health care facilities in Rochester and Buffalo and upheld a complete ban of anti-abortion protesters from that zone....
10/22/2001 Kopp Accomplice Loses Appeal for Bail
The Second Court of Appeals denied the release on bail of Lorretta C....
10/15/2001 Anti-Abortion Extremist James Kopp Loses Extradition Appeal
James Charles Kopp, charged with the 1998 sniper-style assassination of Dr....
10/12/2001 Abortion Under Attack: Dispatches From the Front
In the U.S., George W....
8/6/2001 Leadership Alliance Activist on ABC's Nightline Spelman College
SPELMAN COLLEGE Leadership Alliance activist Miranda Ward recently appeared on ABC’s Nightline with Ted Koppel....
7/25/2001 Kopp Reports Alibi in Abortionist Murder Case
James Kopp, accused of the 1998 murderer of New York abortionist Dr....
6/28/2001 French Court Rules in Favor of Kopp Extradition
A French court recommended that James Charles Kopp, one of the FBI's most wanted fugitives, be extradited to the United States....
6/14/2001 Feminist Majority Foundation Assists Women on Waves
National Clinic Access Project Offers Security Training and Threat Management WASHINGTON, DC -- Women on Waves arrives today in Dublin, Ireland, where abortion is illegal, to provide abortion and reproductive health services to women on a specially equipped ship....
6/4/2001 Kopp Will Be Returned to US Authorities
A U.S....
5/15/2001 Lead Attorney in Kopp Investigation Forced to Resign
According to a WomensEnews.org story by Cynthia L....
5/9/2001 US Asks France to Extradite Anti-Abortion Extremist
The United States has submitted a request to France’s Justice Ministry for the extradition of James Charles Kopp, the anti-abortion extremist charged with the 1998 assassination of obstetrician and abortion provider Barnett A....
4/4/2001 FBI Affidavit Discloses Evidence Against Kopp
Authorities unveiled a May 1999 affidavit exposing evidence that the FBI used to charge James Charles Kopp with the 1998 murder of Dr....
3/30/2001 Kopp's Capture Exposes Organized Network of Extremists
Eleanor Smeal, President of the Feminist Majority Foundation, is available for interviews in Washington DC at 703-522-2214....
3/30/2001 MEDIA ADVISORY: Kopp's Capture Exposes Organized Network of Extremists, More Arrests Expected
Julie Bernstein 703-522-2214 (Office) 240-601-5562 (Cell) Feminist Majority Foundation President Eleanor Smeal and National Abortion Federation Executive Director Vicki Saporta Reveal Anti-Abortion Terrorist Ring. Authorities have only just begun to expose the far-reaching, organized network of extremists who have long aided and abetted James Charles Kopp and others who commit violent crimes against abortion providers and clinics....
3/30/2001 Kopp's Capture Exposes Organized Network of Extremists
Eleanor Smeal, President of the Feminist Majority Foundation, is available for interviews in Washington DC at 703-522-2214....
3/30/2001 HBO Documentary Follows Anti-Abortion Terrorists
The cable network HBO will premier its documentary “Soldiers in the Army of God” this Sunday, April 1 at 10:00 pm....
3/29/2001 URGENT NEWS ALERT: Anti-Abortion Extremist Captured
Ring of Anti-Abortion Terrorists Must be Brought to Justice! WASHINGTON, DC – Justice will finally be served with today’s capture of accused murderer and anti-abortion extremist James Charles Kopp....
3/29/2001 Anti-Abortion Extremist Captured
Ring of Anti-Abortion Terrorists Must be Brought to Justice Justice will finally be served with today’s capture of accused murderer and anti-abortion extremist James Charles Kopp....
3/29/2001 Anti-Abortion Extremist Captured
Ring of Anti-Abortion Terrorists Must be Brought to Justice! WASHINGTON, DC – Justice will finally be served with today’s capture of accused murderer and anti-abortion extremist James Charles Kopp....
12/18/2000 Questions Emerge Over Fugitive James Kopp’s European Ties
The Scottish Sunday Herald reported on December 10 that federal law enforcement officials believe that James Charles Kopp, a fugitive on the FBI's Ten Most Wanted list, may be in Europe....
10/18/2000 Jury Indicts Fugitive Extremist in Killing of Abortion Provider
A federal grand jury has indicted fugitive anti-abortion extremist James Charles Kopp in the 1998 sniper killing of Dr....
7/12/2000 Vancouver Abortion Provider Stabbed
Dr....
11/11/1999 Abortion Clinics Warned to Increase Security Today
Women's health clinics around the U.S....
6/25/1999 Dr. Slepian's Killer Indicted
James Kopp has been indicted for the murder of Dr....
6/8/1999 Kopp, bin Laden Join FBI's Most Wanted List
The U.S....
5/7/1999 Search for Kopp Intensifies
The search for James Charles Kopp intensified yesterday after officials charged him with second degree murder and with violating the Freedom of Access to Clinic Entrances Act by using deadly force to block access to an abortion clinic....
5/6/1999 Kopp Charged in Slepian Murder
Police have issued an arrest warrant for James C....
4/20/1999 Grand Jury to Hear Slepian Murder Case
Erie County District Attorney Frank C....
1/25/1999 DNA Evidence Found in Slepian Investigation
DNA from a strand of hair found near the home of murdered obstetrician-gynecologist and abortion provider Dr....
11/30/1998 Possible Evidence Discovered Near Slepian Home
Investigators believe they may have uncovered evidence in the woods surrounding the Amherst home of murdered abortion provider Dr....
11/23/1998 FBI Names Two More Witnesses in Slepian Murder
Two additional men are being sought after by the FBI for information on the murder of abortion provider Dr....
11/10/1998 Anti-Abortion Threats Increase as Remembrance Day Nears
For the past few years, the weeks surrounding Canada's Remembrance Day have been filled with threats against abortion providers in Canada and the United States....
11/4/1998 Material Witness Named in Slepian Murder
FBI investigators have named a material witness in the murder of abortion provider Dr....
3/26/1996 Barroom Rape Case Gets First Acquittal
Jurors in the New York state Supreme Court deliberated for four hours before finding Mark Hartle, 29, not guilty of first-degree rape and first-degree sexual abuse....


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