James Kopp has been indicted for the murder of Dr. Barnett Slepian. He is charged with second-degree murder, criminal possession of a weapon, and first-degree reckless endangerment. If convicted, Kopp could spend life in prison.
Media Resources: The Washington Post - June 25,1999
7/30/2014 Fifth Circuit Court Rules In Favor Of Mississippi's Last Clinic - Mississippi's last remaining abortion clinic will remain open after a the US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit upheld a preliminary injunction against HB 1390, the Mississippi TRAP (Targeted Regulation of Abortion Providers) law requiring abortion providers to obtain admitting privileges at area hospitals.
Had the court not upheld the lower federal's court's injunction, HB 1390 would have shuttered Jackson Women's Health Organization (JWHO), the state's only comprehensive reproductive health center. . . .